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Philadelphia Section IAS/PES Joint Chapter: Chapter Meeting

IAS/PES Chapter Powers On

Over 30 attended November’s IAS/PES Joint Chapter meeting at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, hosted by Penn State University. Will Agate, Vice President, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation, opened the three hour morning session presenting a brief history and vision seen for The Navy Yard. He then followed describing the Navy Yard’s long range 1,200 acre urban redevelopment project consisting of 282 buildings and the ongoing benefits of creating jobs for The City of Philadelphia region. Presently, Will and his team are in the process of developing a master sustainability and energy plan.

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SAPIENZA University of Rome SB IAS Chapter: 1st R8 Mediterranean SB IAS Chapter Workshop

Report of the first R8 Mediterranean SB IAS Chapter Workshop

 

The first R8 Mediterranean SB IAS Chapter Workshop was organized by Sapienza University of Rome IAS SB Chapter on 14-15 December 2013 in Rome in the Engineering Faculty of Sapienza University.

 

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University of Sarajevo SB IAS Chapter: Course of technical English

Report – technical English course

 

One of the main projects of our student branch in 2013 was course of technical English. Unfortunately there is no English at all in curriculum of our faculty and especially no technical English.  It is common fact that nowadays English in engineering professions is pure necessity. Driven by the stated fact and also by the desire to provide members of our student branch opportunity to be active part of IAS and its events, conclusion was made that  first project of our SB should be course of technical English.

 

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Course of technical English (Date: 18.11.2013.)

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BUTE SB IAS Chapter: Geostrategy of Energy Workshop

A specific workshop took place as one of the BUTE SBC’s György Jendrassik Memorial Semester’s co-organised by BME Institute of Nuclear Techniques, the HAS Committee of Energy Engineering and the CEA Regional delegation. The title of the workshop was the Geostrategy of Energy.

 

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DA-IICT SB IAS Chapter: Summer Internship Talk Experience

Summer Internship Talk Experience

Date: 7th August, 2013

IEEE IAS student branch DA-IICT organized its flagship event: The Summer Internship Talk Experience which gives a common platform to students, who did various industrial and research internships, to guide and motivate other students and share their experiences of work and fun. Also, to make others aware of various cultures and academic environment in other institutes and companies.

The plethora of speakers included industrial interns from Google, GSoC, Qualcomm, Amazon, Bitmapper, Duke TIP, Digital Jalebi and Likenone and research interns from IIT Bombay, IIIT Hyderabad, Information Retrieval lab at DA-IICT, Tata Institute of Research and Homi Bhabha Research centre.
This event attracted around 200 students which ranged variedly from freshers, sophomores, pre final and final year engineering students.

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DA-IICT SB IAS Chapter: IAS Chapter Membership Development Activities

Junior Orientation

Date: 31st July, 2013

As the new batch of students of 2013 b-tech batch start their academic year in July and as they are the future pillars of the IAS committee and membership, we had a junior’s orientation at our lecture theatre in DA-IICT. About 267 students attended the session where they were told all about what is IAS and what does IAS student branch at DA-IICT do for the students. The juniors were shown a video about the past activities and events which were associated with IAS. This activity helped in fostering a strong sense of involvement between the freshers and IAS student branch. Also the quadcopter project under IAS was displayed to provide a glimpse of the unmanned UAV workshop to be held in late October this year.

 

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DA-IICT SB IAS Chapter: Session on Joomla!

Date: 23rd October, 2013
Speaker: Zeel Shah (Webmaster of IAS DA-IICT website)

IAS SB DA-IICT organized an introductory session on Joomla web development. Students were called in for hands on session for the same. Around 20 students had attended the session and we hope to continue these sessions on Joomla as a lecture series. The IAS SB DA-IICT website is also Joomla based so the students were given hands on session on that itself. This was our first step to teaching students more about open source technologies.

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