IEEE Day 2018 – Leveraging Technology for a Better Tomorrow

IEEE Day is celebrating the first time in history when engineers worldwide and IEEE members gathered to share their technical ideas in 1884.

IEEE Day’s theme is: “Leveraging Technology for a Better Tomorrow”. While the world benefits from what’s new, IEEE focuses on what’s next. IEEE Day 2018 is the 9th edition of the same and will be celebrated on 2nd October 2018.

Worldwide celebrations demonstrate the ways thousands of IEEE members in local communities join together to collaborate on ideas that leverage technology for a better tomorrow. We celebrate IEEE members!

Five events in Malaysia was pinned in IEEE Day 2017 Map last year:

1. IEEE International Microwave, Electron Devices, Solid-State Circuits Symposium (IMESS) 2017, IoT and Industrial 4.0 – The Pathway to Smart Cities and Manufacturing was organized by IEEE Penang Joint Chapter.

2. STEM @ Perlis , an educational project was conducted by IEEE Malaysia Section Sensors and Nanotechnology Joint Councils Chapter, in collaboration with School of Microelectronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis and Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Perlis. The objective was to expose the primary school children (underserved communities) to science, technology, engineering and mathematics via talks and interactive activities such as games and competitions.

3. IEEE Day 2017 @ School of Microelectronic Engineering UniMAPThis IEEE Day 2017 celebration was jointly organized by IEEE Malaysia Section Sensors and Nanotechnology Joint Councils Chapter and School of Microelectronic Engineering Universiti Malaysia Perlis

4. Electronics Magic! A community service event organized by IEEE Electron Devices Society Malaysia and sponsored by IEEE Region 10 EA Fund and IEEE Malaysia Section. The aim of the event was to expose the underprivileged children at Sekolah Bimbingan Jalinan Kasih in Jalan Chow Kit with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) using IEEE EDS-ETC kits.

5. IEEE UKM Students branch organized a social celebration to the 1st year new students of the department of electrical, electronics and systems engineering and a brief explanation about IEEE and the benefits of joining IEEE.

Hope to see more events organized in Malaysia for this year IEEE Day 2018.

Stay connected with all of the great events by following your fellow members on:

Best RegardsMohd Hafiz IsmailIEEE Day 2018 AmbassadorSchool of Microelectronic Engineering Universiti Malaysia | +60172386048

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