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EVENTS
of 2016

28

Dec

2016

Seminar on Chip Design Prospects in Bangladesh

IEEE RUET Student Branch organized 'Seminar on Chip Design Prospects in Bangladesh' on 28th December, 2016.
With the progress in technical sector, our life is being blessed with various attractive electronics devices. The size of devices with same features is getting smaller than previous one. Integrated circuit (IC) is the reason behind this task which was considered impossible in ancient time. So, designing of IC or chip is becoming the topic of interest for engineers. Hence, IEEE RUET Student Branch organized this seminar.

Speaker's Profile:
Md. Ismail Hossain
Business Development Manager
Former Sr. IC Layout Engineer
Ulkasemi Limited

3

Dec

2016

Effective Comm for Higher Education and Science & Engg Outreach

IEEE RUET Student Branch arranged a seminar on "Effective Communication for Higher Education and Science & Engineering Outreach" on 3rd December, 2016 (Saturday) at RUET Auditorium.
In this current world of professionalism, experience of international education is an exquisite criterion to be added up to someone's resume. That is why 'Higher Study Abroad' is now-a-days among the thoughts of most undergraduate students. But, it is unfortunate that many of them often fail to grab the opportunity of Higher Education due to their inefficiency in communicating with the proper authority. Considering this issue, IEEE RUET Student Branch has come up with the topic "Effective Communication for Higher Education". In this part of the seminar, participants will get chance to receive a proper guideline about important facts that will help them in communicating with the proper authority for higher education effectively. As our honourable speaker is from Canada, there will also be an opportunity to have a fair idea about the Higher Education system in Canada.

We know that from the beginning of human civilization when man first discovered fire, the main objective was to serve humanity through the implementation of science and technology. But, it's a bitter truth that most of us have forgotten this concept. We study to pass the exams and feel no interest in learning new things or implementing technologies for a better tomorrow. The seminar will include a session for motivating young minds to work for people and reaching out to the communities from which they came to return the favour. It will be a great opportunity to learn from an honourable scholar. It's going to be a turning point for those who find no interest in their field of studies.
Speaker's profile:

Dr. Anisul Haque (PhD, P. Engg.)
Associate Head and Senior Instructor,
Dept. of ECE, University of Calgary, Canada

2

Nov

2016

Workshop on Web Designing

IEEE RUET WIE Student Branch Affinity Group organized a workshop on Web Designing on 2nd November, 2016 at RUET ECE Building.
Web design means collecting ideas, that are arranged and implimented asthetically on an electronic web page and guided by certain principles for a specific purpose. It is a process of conceptualizing, planning, and building a collection of electronic files that determine the layout, colours, text styles, structure, graphics, images, and use of interactive features that end users can access using internet with help of a web browser. It encompasses many different skills and disciplines in the production and maintenance of websites. The different areas of web design include web graphic design; interface design; authoring, including standardised code and proprietary software; user experience design; and search engine optimization.
In our current world of professionalism appearance is an unavoidably important criterion. In this era when time runs faster than ever, important decisions are made within a glimpse. A perfect appearance for a professionally built website hence needs a quality work in web designing.
IEEE RUET WIE Student Branch Affinity Group in association with IEEE RUET Student Branch arranged a workshop on �Web Design� on November 2nd, 2016. The workshop was mainly envisioned for undergraduate students who are interested in web designing and looking for an opportunity to get started. This workshop provided an advantageous guideline to the participants.

Workshop Conductor:
Sumon Reja
Web Designer, Graphics Designer,
Freelancer and Trainer.

4

Oct

2016

Celebration of IEEE Day 2016

IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization has been celebrating IEEE Day since 1884. Adhering to the tradition, the organization arranged a massive celebration this year on 4th October, 2016 which is the 7th edition of the fiesta.
"Leveraging Technology for a Better Tomorrow" - the theme of IEEE Day says a lot about this day. Worldwide celebrations of this day demonstrate the ways thousands of IEEE members in local communities join together to collaborate on ideas that leverage technology for a better tomorrow. The IEEE Day team, made up of student volunteers, young professionals and staff are working hard to fulfil its purpose that is to initiate, motivate, and coordinate events and efforts to celebrate this day worldwide.

With huge delight we would like to inform that IEEE RUET Student Branch was the host of "Celebration of IEEE Day 2016", organized by IEEE Bangladesh Section. To celebrate this year's IEEE Day in a more festive way, the following activities were the parts of the celebration:
A visit in a village school for sharing technological knowledge
Rally in lEEE Day t-shirt
Ice breaking for delegates
Online writing competition for students around the country
Selfie contest for students around the country
Cake cutting and other refreshments
Seminar for non-members on "Join IEEE"
The writing contest was organized by IEEE RUET WIE Student Branch Affinity Group in association with IEEE RUET Student Branch.

11

Aug

2016

"IEEE Membership Development Campaign and Women in Engineering"

A seminar on "IEEE Membership Development Campaign And Women In Engineering" was organized by IEEE RUET WIE Student Branch Affinity Group.
Till now IEEE RUET Student Branch has facilitated its members by providing lots of opportunities. It has been able to help the members to discover themselves and their potentials and use them for good cause. With an intention to inspire more students to be a part of IEEE, IEEE RUET WIE Student Branch Affinity group has come up with the idea of this seminar. WIE(Women in Engineering) is a global community that convenes notable leaders to empower and inspire women. It aims at inspiring, engaging, encouraging and empowering women engineers, scientists and young professionals. Following the same goal IEEE RUET WIE Student Branch Affinity group which is one of the very first IEEE WIE Student Branch Affinity Groups of Bangladesh has started its journey on January 12th, 2016.
The participation of women in technology related sector is increasing day by day. This affinity group has been formed aiming at arranging programs, seminars to benefit the female students and providing proper opportunities of networking at professional level. We hope that this seminar will bring more enthusiastic women technologists together and fulfill the purpose of WIE(Women in Engineering).

26

Jul

2016

Presentation Facts & Strategies

IEEE RUET Student Branch organized a workshop on 'Presentation facts and strategies'.
"Presentation skill" Is there any sector where it is not necessary? The answer will surely be negative. It is a must at interviews, at meetings, speaking to colleagues and staff, presenting at conferences, presenting training, attending training and so on. For the students, the value of this skill is beyond description. It's not only a skill but also an art nowadays. But, it is so much unfortunate for us that most people don't know anything about a smart presentation. They don't know well how to present themselves, their ideas, their inventions etc. Even some of them cannot conduct well with others. But, the primary goal is for one's presentation skills to be better than his/her competitors, whoever and whatever they are. The secondary goal is for your presentations to get better with every speech that you deliver. So, to be the best in one's business, having the presentation skill will help him a lot.

There are some strategies to follow to give a fantastic presentation. Even, there are some facts to maintain a presentation within a given time. Through those strategies a person can be successful to be prepared for any presentation.

The workshop coverd the following topics:

1. Power of Oration
2. Critical Thinking
3. Academic Speaking
4. Audience Analysis
5. Gathering Materials
6. Supporting Ideas
7. Speech Organization
8. Language and Delivery.

5

May

2016

Robodroid-Championship 2016

A PROGRAM OF COMPASSION
Technology is changing very fast and the people with the help of this technology are being upgraded dynamically. University can become the platforms by organizing innovative events to update not only the students but their surroundings. From the very beginning IEEE RUET Student Branch has been hosting innumerable technical events in order to encourage the students to come forward with innovative ideas and prove themselves. To continue this flow, IEEE RUET Student Branch organized a nation level competition titled "Robo-Droid Championship-2016" supported by EMK Centre, Dhaka. Robo-Droid Championship-2016, an interuniversity competition,was basically consists of three contests. At the same time, recognized professionals in these sectors will attend as speaker for technical seminar which was arranged during the program. The competitions, which was organized, are following:


1. Line follower robot competition: Technology is the fast growing industry as of right now and it has no signs of slowing down anytime soon. The robot revolution has already begun and tech optimists believe this revolution will boost productivity and bring economic growth. Building a line follower is considered as first step in this sector. So, a line follower robot competition, which is designed to motivate the beginners in this sector, will be arranged in this program.

2. Maze Solver Robot Competition: The advancement in robotics is increasing day by day. They are now used in different sectors to serve humanity. Scientists and engineers of different countries are engaged to build intelligent robot. To inspire students, a robotic competition on maze solving will be arranged in this program. This program is designed to prepare students for international level robotic competition and enhance their skill in advanced robotics.

3. Mobile App Contest: At present, smart phone has become a part of our daily life. So, there is huge demand of new app for smart phone to fulfill customer's demand. The apps are used for entertainment and sometimes as a solution of social problem. An app development contest will be organized in this program to encourage students about involving their creativity in this sector. .

8

Apr

2016

Intra RUET Robo-App Challenge

ROBOTICS & APP COMPETITION
From the very beginning, IEEE RUET Student Branch has focused on enhancing students' knowledge on the various fields of technology. To take another step towards this goal, IEEE RUET Student Branch hosted an intra RUET competition which took place on 7th April, 2016. The competition involves Line Follower Robot Competition, Maze Solving Robot Competition and App Development Competition. This competition had been designed for preparing students of RUET for upcoming national event titled "Robo-Droid Championship-2016". This competition created create an opportunity for enhancing skills of young talents.

Line Follower Robot: A Line Follower Robot is an autonomous robot which is able to follow either a black or white line that is drawn on the surface consisting of a contrasting color. It is designed to move automatically and follow the made plot line. These robots are very popular with university students. A line follower robot competition has been included in this program for making students interested in robotics.

Maze Solver Robot: It is based on one of the most important areas of robot, which is "Decision Making Algorithm". The robot is placed in unknown environment, and it requires having a good decision making capability to reach goal. So, a maze solving robot competition is going to be organized in this program for enriching skills of the students.

Mobile Application Development Contest: The number of smart phone users is increasing at a high rate. They are very popular, because of amazing apps. Developers have involved themselves to meet demand. So, an app development contest will be organized to motivate students in this sector.

1

Apr

2016

Inaugural Ceremony

Inaugural Ceremony of IEEE RUET WIE Student Branch Affinity Group & Seminar on "Freelancing, Let's walk to the path of self dependence" took place on 1st April 2016.
It's our great pleasure to announce that IEEE RUET WIE Student Branch Affinity Group began their journey by arranging an inaugural ceremony in association with IEEE RUET Student Branch on 1st April, 2016. The ceremony consisted a series of events. A seminar on Freelancing was held followed by an IT based quiz contest. The details for the events is given below:

Speaker Profile:
MD Mahbubur Rahman,
Chairman, Master Tech
( EEE�01, RUET )

MD Shahazan Ali,
Chairman, Master Tech & kernel coder lab
(CSE�01, RUET)

22

Mar

2016

Workshop on Android Application Development

IEEE RUET Student Branch arranged this four days' workshop for members.
Technological Development is based on acquiring knowledge in different technical sector and their implementation. IEEE RUET Student Branch has a goal to inspire students for involving themselves in implementation of their acquired knowledge through every program. Now IEEE RUET Student Branch has taken a project to improve its members' technical skill. In this regard, IEEE RUET Student Branch arranged this workshop for members. The members needed to form a team of up to 5 members to take part in this workshop.

This workshop was designed to introduce the way of developing mobile app for Android OS. Participants acquired knowledge about starting their career in this sector.

This workshop was also an awareness program for "IEEEmadC 3.0" which is designed only for the members of IEEE.

Speaker Profile:
Imran A Sagar
Champion, National Hackathon, 2014
CEO, Texlab IT.

17

Mar

2016

Workshop on Line Follower Robot and Maze Solver Robot

IEEE RUET Student Branch organized a workshop on "Line follower robot and introduction to Maze-solver robot" at 17-18 March 2016 in ETE Seminar Room, RUET
Technological Development is based on acquiring knowledge in different technical sector and their implementation. IEEE RUET Student Branch has a goal to inspire students for involving themselves in implementation of their acquired knowledge through every program. Now IEEE RUET Student Branch has taken a project to improve its members' technical skill. In this regard, IEEE RUET Student Branch arranged this workshop only for the members. The members formed a team of up to 5 members to take part in this workshop. It was two days' workshop. By attending this workshop, participants got overview on line follower robot with an introductory knowledge about maze solver robot and they were able to build their own robot. They also got chance to know about problems which may be faced and their solutions. The speakers also shared their experiences of participating in different competitions.

Speakers' Profile:
1. Rakibul Islam Chowdhury
2. Shariful Islam Foysal
1st Runner up - iARC, 2015
Team name: AC~DC Labs

21

Jan

2016

Solar Irrigation and
Solar Vehicle Projects in BD

IEEE RUET Student Branch successfully organized a Seminar on Solar Irrigation and Solar Vehicle Projects in Bangladesh at 21 January,2016 at RUET Auditorium.
In an agricultural country like Bangladesh, our social and economical conditions depend on agriculture. So, irrigation is an important factor here. As a developing country, it's not always possible to meet up the demand of electricity. The situation becomes worse during the period of irrigation. Solar energy can be a solution for this crisis. On the other hand, the necessity and uses of solar vehicles are increasing. But, the progress in this sector is not so admirable. So, IEEE RUET Student Branch arranged this seminar to share its importance and possibilities with students. The seminar is open for all the students of RUET. Details about the seminar are provided below:

Speaker:
Naimul Islam
Member (IEEE)
Managing Director
Solar E-Technology Australia pty Ltd.
Sydney, Australia.