IEEE Estonia

May 22nd, 2017

IEEE Eesti kutsub osalema IEEE külalislektori Prof. Weiler Finamore avalikul loengul sidekanali mürade modelleerimisest „On Modeling PLC Noise“ esmaspäeval, 29. mail kell 16:30 TTÜ IT majas ruumis ICT-A1 (Akadeemia tee 15A; II korrus, tagumine trepikoda).

Loengu ingliskeelne kokkuvõte ja esineja lühibiograafia leiate allpool, kutsume osalema! Üliõpilased on samuti oodatud.
Lisaks powerline/PLC kasutajatele peaks loeng huvi pakkuma ka raadio- ja akustilise sidega tegelejatele.

You are invited to an open IEEE lecture of Prof. Weiler Finamore on communications channel modeling, titled „On Modeling PLC Noise“. The lecture will be held at TTU IT building room ICT-A1 (Akadeemia tee 15A, II floor, rear stairs) on Monday May 29th at 16:30.
An english abstract and short bio is shown below, please participate! Anybody, including students is welcome.
Besides PLC technology users the lecture should be relevant to radio and acoustic communication system researchers.

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April 17th, 2017

Friday, April 21st 10:00 – 11:30, Tallinn University of Technology room U02-409.

IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer Jalel Ben-Othman (Professor at University of Paris 13).

Wireless and mobile networks have many advantages as easy deployment, user mobility and providing network access to users regardless to their locations. The most critical problems that arise in these networks are on the resource allocations as the bandwidth is limited, the propagation (multi-path, fading, distortion) and security since communications are transmitted over radio waves. In parallel new architectures/technologies have been emerging as Vehicular Networks and Internet of Things.

In this lecture, Prof Ben-Othman will present issues about availability problems in those networks and architecture, He will focus on Vehicular Networks, and he will present some works we have done and other works to improve security in those systems.

Prof. Ben-Othman received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees both in Computer Science from the University of  Pierre et Marie Curie, (Paris 6) France in 1992, and 1994 respectively. He received his PhD degree from the University of Versailles, France, in 1998.

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February 7th, 2017




SampTA 2017 is the 12th biennial International Conference on Sampling Theory and Applications. SampTA conferences bring together mathematicians and engineers interested in sampling theory and its applications to related fields (such as signal and image processing, coding theory, control theory, complex analysis, harmonic analysis, differential equations, inverse problems) to exchange recent advances and to discuss open problems.

Call for Papers (PDF)

Important dates:
January 1: Registration opens
February 15: Paper submission ends
March 31: Paper acceptance confirmation
May 1: Final manuscripts due
May 1: Regular registration closes
May 20: Program finalized

This meeting is technically co-sponsored by the IEEE Signal Processing Society

December 16th, 2016

On 14th of December the IEEE Member and Geographic Activities Department approved the petition to form a new joint chapter “Estonia Section Industry Applications, Power & Energy, and Robotics and Automation Joint Societies Chapter“. Shortly: IA/PE/RA joint chapter.

The prelim chair of the chapter is initiator of the petition Marko Koort (Industrial Ambassador of the section) and one of his the first activities will be organization of elections to elect full chair and vice-chair of the chapter.

Congratulations and lot of energy for all members of the IA/PE/RA chapter!


November 9th, 2016

6. novembril 2016 lahkus ootamatult meie hulgast IEEE 20-aastase staažiga liige Eiko Kängsep.

IEEE Eesti sektsioon mälestab Eikot kui head kolleegi, inseneri ja vabatahtlikku ning avaldab kaastunnet tema lähedastele. Eiko on olnud IEEE Eesti sektsiooni kohusetundlik ja alati abivalmis varahaldur selle algusaastatest 2005-2006 kuni lahkumispäevani, enam kui 10 aastat. Eiko valmistus ametit sujuvat üle andma ning tema kaasalöömine IEEE-s juures jätkunuks – lisaks varahaldurile oli Eiko sektsiooni Hariduse ja SP/CAS/SSC üksuste liige. Sektsiooni senistel muutlikel tegevus- ja kasvuaastatel on Eiko olnud üheks kindlaks ühenduslüliks, mis on aidanud sektsiooni pärandit tekitada ja hoida. Peame seda meeles.

Ärasaatmine 10. novembril 2016 kell 14:00 Pärnamäe Krematooriumis.


October 26th, 2016

IEEE Estonia Section Board Elections on 2016 on October 14-21, 2016 were held to elect volunteers who will take over the responsibilities of section chair, secretary and treasurer for the next two years since the 1st of January 2017. The results of election, as confirmed by Election Committee: Urmet Jänes (chair), Innar Liiv, Madis Listak, are following:

Chair: Peeter Ellervee
Secretary: Maie Bachmann
Treasurer: Reeno Reeder




October 24th, 2016

13 teams took part of this year anniversary IEEEXteme programming competition, 8 from Tallinn University of Technology and 5 from University of Tartu (one team was formed in Narva College of UT). The result was impressive because a team – VertexCover from UT reached to the 1st place in leaderboard, sharing the same score with teams from Switzerland, Iran and Australia! Three teams from UT were in the fist hundred, three teams from TUT in the second hundred, meaning that about half of teams were good enough to belong to the top 10% of participants around the globe.

Great job, Estonian teams (ordered according to place in leaderboard): VertexCover, eSchmetterlinge, Enceladus, singleSpace, 50MoreLinesOfCode, SuperFly, TheEbony, TheTeamTeam, CodeZal, suvakas, ChildrenCoding and NarvaCollegeCode!


Dark night, the competition has just begun. Tallinn teams at 3:35


The leaderboard. The very top.

K. Tammemäe 24.10.2016

October 4th, 2016

Happy IEEE Day 2016!

On 4th of October the members of IEEE around the globe are celebrating the IEEE Day with number of inspiring events, competitions and gatherings.
In Tallinn, many of the IEEE members are busy with Baltic Electronic Conference which is in all terms proper event to celebrate the IEEE Day too.
In addition, Student branches and WIE of TUT SB might have something special in their agenda!
Also, one more of IEEE events is approaching – IEEEXtreme 24h programming contest on 22th of October. Several student teams have already registered as the deadline is closing (14th of October). The aim – to repeat success of previous competitions and get into the list the first hundred of the best programmers teams in the world.

Let the IEEE Day be something contextually important for everyone on our path for Advancing technology for humanity!


July 1st, 2016

Registration to IEEE Estonia Section traditional Summer Seminar on 19-20 August, 2016 is open.
It is our anniversary seminar – IEEE Estonia Section will become 10 years old!
The first part of seminar will take place at TUT Virumaa College, located in Kohtla-Järve, on 19th of August. Evening and the next day will be in Saka Manor near to Kohtla-Järve.
Accommodation (limited places!) will be in Saka Manor (

Event description (program, presentations, etc.) is h e r e.
Deadline for registration is 31th of July 2016.
Participation is free for IEEE members, for others the cost will be calculated during registration.

For additional details of the event please contact section officers.

June 16th, 2016

Bio-Photonics: Development of revolutionary tools for cancer diagnostics based on advanced analysis of coherent light scattering and polarization-based imaging

Thursday, June 16th 2016 at 14:00, TUT auditorium U02-307

Also other activities carried on in OPEM Laboratory of Univ. of Oulu will be discussed, e.g.:

  • Organic solar cells and organic LEDs by additive deposition and printing technologies, memristors and microlens arrays, novel characterization tools for thin film structures, synchronized thermography method and Printed Intelligence Research group (within
    Printocent industrial cluster)
  • Reliable cost-effective food quality screening, personalized e-health system, novel miniaturized biosensors and health monitoring via wireless communication, functional non-invasive brain imaging with optics-based tools, multi-modal data acquisition approach for medical diagnosis, nano anti-Stokes luminophores (NAL) technology for cancer detection etc.
  • Active role of OPEM laboratory in different R&D networks like, e.g. Biophotonics4Life Worldwide consortium and Baltic Sea Research Network NanoPhoto

Prof. Igor Meglinski is Senior member of IEEE, Fellow of SPIE, Fellow of the Institute of Physics (UK), Node Leader of Biophotonics4Life Consortium (Head of Lab. of Optoelectronics and Measurement Techniques OPEM, Univ. of Oulu, FI. He is author or co-author of more than 220 research publications, he has been invited or plenary session speaker in more than 200 international scientific meetings. His previous appointments before 2014 have been Saratov State University (RU), Univ. of Pennsylvania (USA), Univ. of Exeter (UK), Cranfield Univ. (UK), and Univ. of Otago (NZ).