IEEE Student Branch
The University of Manchester

IEEE Electron Devices Society Distinguished Lecture: Interface Physics and Analysis Challenges in Si Nanodevices 🗓 🗺


The IEEE University of Manchester Student Branch is proud to invite everyone to the Distinguished Lecture on Interface Physics and Analysis Challenges in Si Nanodevices, by Dr. M.K. Radhakrishnan, who is the Founder Director of NanoRel LLP -Technical Consultants Singapore providing analysis based solutions to micro and nanoelectronic industries for improving the design and process reliability of devices.

This talk will take place next June the 13th, 2018. From 14:00 to 16:00 hrs, at Sackville Street Building: D45a.

There is no registration needed, just join us at the venue, date and time. All welcome!

More information can be found here.



Fabrication and characterization of high K-based stacks for CMOS devices: IEEE Technical Talk 🗓 🗺


The IEEE University of Manchester Student Branch is delighted to open the invitation for a Technical Talk on Fabrication and characterization of high K-based stacks for CMOS devices, by Prof. Rakesh Vaid, who is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronics, University of Jammu, India; and a senior member of IEEE (USA) and Fellow of IETE (India) besides members of various other professional bodies. Prof. Vaid has about 100 publications to his credit in national/ international journals and conference proceedings.

This talk will take place next June the 5th, 2017. From 13:00 to 14:00 hrs, at Sackville Street Buidling: D39. All welcome!

The workshop day is free but you need to register for the talk. More information and registering can be done here





IEEE Workshops at The University of Manchester 🗓 🗺


The IEEE, in partnership with the University of Manchester, is hosting workshop day running two sessions on Friday, May 12th, 2017: Publishing with IEEE and Best Practices in Patent Searching within IEEE Xplore.

The first session from 11:30 to 13:00 hrs is aimed at new and early career researchers and postgrads in engineering, computing, medical and technology related areas, where attendees will be provided with an overview of the way towards publishing with the IEEE.

The second session from 13:30 to 14:30 hrs will review how to effectively use IEEE Xplore for patent research. Topics include an overview of prior art searching and what makes an innovation patentable. Plus, how to find the correct keywords and construct complex search strategies on IEEE Xplore to begin your patent investigation.

The workshop day is free but you need to register separately for the sessions. More information and registering can be done here:

Dr. Noushin Karimian short talk at IEEE Women in Engineering Committee for UK&IR. 🗓 🗺

Fun Tech Jobs – Talks to Inspire, Educate and Engage

We are proud to announce our Joint-Chapter treasurer will give a short talk at IEEE Women in Engineering Comitte for UK&IR, about Recent Advances in Electromagnetic Sensor Development: Power Station, Aerospace & NDT Applications.

The talk is part of a series of short talks on Engineering and Computer Science, designed to Inspire, Educate and Engage, taking place this year at the Manchester Metropolitan University. The event is free and is open for registration at


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Manchester Entrepreneurs: two day Pitch Bootcamp. 🗓 🗺

The University of Manchester IEEE Student Branch & IEEE Young Professionals are co-hosting a two day workshop called “Pitch Bootcamp” with Manchester Entrepreneurs on 22nd and 23rd October 2016.pitch

Pitch Bootcamp is a career accelerator that brings together young people (especially students, recent graduates and young professionals) and companies together. The event is run over two days and puts some of the most competitive companies in touch with talented youngsters focused in making the future happen.  Day 1 involves intense training from the organisers wherein you take on the role of a CEO in charge of your life, plan your career and learn how to pitch it, and day 2 involves understanding your target market and aggressively pitching yourself in a one-on-one interactive environment to company representatives for instant feedback.

The programme has been recommend by Region 8 and has had a remarkable growth and over the past three-years we did 43 editions with 5300+ young people, 2,750+ professionals from 650 companies and helped to create more than 1,250+ jobs. Each edition is held at a University and it is a meeting which helps to create dozens of jobs, develops employability skills within participants and ensures intense and unforgettable experiences in about 250 people.

If you are interested in attending the event, please click on this online registration link.

EDS IEEE Distinguished Lecture 🗓 🗺

NASA-Ames-Cleantech-Institute-490pxAs part of our efforts to be in touch with the latest research innovations, IEEE student branch at the University of Manchester and EDS/MTT student chapter organised a distinguished lecture featuring Dr. Meyya Meyyappan of NASA AMES research centre to discuss Nanotechnology in Nanoelectronics and Sensor Development.

The lecture included a deep discussion about developing Nanoscale vacuum tubes, its characterization, and performance evaluation.

Read more here.

European Microwave Week (EuMW) 2016 – IEEE Conference 🗓 🗺

EuMW 2016 will be held in the dynamic and historically rich city of London. Bringing industry and academia together, European Microwave Week 2016 is a FIVE day event, including THREE cutting edge conferences and ONE exciting trade and technology exhibition featuring leading players from across the globe. EuMW 2016 provides access to the very latest products, research and initiatives in the microwave sector. It also offers you the opportunity for face-to-face interaction with those driving the future of microwave technology.

All EuMW conferences will provide several competitive student grants, and, in addition, the GAAS Association offers three PhD student fellowships for the European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference. Applications should be sent to the General Chairman by May 27th, 2016.

Online registration opens on 1st June 2016 and remains open up to and during the event until 7th October 2016.

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Technical Talk by Dr. Zaid Al-Daher 🗓 🗺

Dr. Zaid Muhi-Eldeen Al-Daher graduated in 2003 with BSc (HONS) in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Salford (Manchester). He then did a MSc in Communication Engineering at UMIST (University of Manchester) in 2004. Straight after, he joined the Radio Propagation group at Glamorgan as a Ph.D student in 2005. Upon completion in 2008 he joined in 2009 the George Green Institute for Electromagnetical Engineering at Nottingham University and in 2010 he rejoined the University of Glamorgan as a Lecturer. He is also  Principle Research Specialist at BT Technology, Service & Operations.

Dr. Zaid will present a technical talk: “The Road Towards Virtualised Radio Access Networks”.

All are welcome. Light refreshment will be provided!

IEEE’s Managers Talk – What’s in IEEE for me? 🗓 🗺

IEEE’s University Partnership Program Manager – Kristen MacCartney and IEEE’s Client Services Manager – Paul Henriques will talk about:

  • How IEEE can help students whilst in education and beyond into their professional career.
  • The transition from student to young professional, covering how IEEE information and opportunities can be used to understand market trends, employment demands, build powerful networks and distinguish yourself in an academic, industry or government career.
  • What does IEEE has to support students including: awards, scholarships, opportunities, networking opportunities, jobs, skills development.
  • How to get the most from IEEE and much more.

In addition you will be able to learn more about the University of Manchester’s IEEE Student Branch activities and how to get involved.


The event is FREE for all staff and students but places are limited, so early registration is required to avoid disappointment. To register, please visit:

FREE food and drinks will also be provided!

(Click here for more details)

IEEE Student Branch Logo Design Competition 🗓

Are you a creative designer? Then how about designing the new IEEE Student Branch Logo for the University of Manchester.images

Today we are launching a special competition to design the new IEEE Student Branch Logo to be displayed on all Student Branch websites, publicity, flyers, activities, clothing, events and more.


  • The Top 3 logos will receive a free one-year membership to IEEE.
  • The 1st Prize Winner will also receive a £20 cash prize.

If you have questions about the competition, please e-mail Jonathan Schachter at

Rules: The competition is open only to students from University of Manchester, both Undergraduates and Postgraduates and the logo must follow the rules detailed in the attached IEEE visual guideliness – in particular pages 23 and 24.

Deadline: 10th December 2015