Student Program

Notice to Students

Student Conference Schedule can be found here.

Student paper competition presentation schedule can be found here.

 


In order to signup for the student competitions, it is required that at least one team member has completed the team’s registration for the conference.  Only ONE team member should sign up the team for competition. The links to sign up for the student competitions are here.

Hardware Competition

Teams build robots to compete autonomously.

Hardware Rules:  Can  be found here (includes all relevant information. Rev: 01 Date:  08/18/2015)

Contact and Information:     Dr. Vukica Jovanovic, vukica.jovanovic.US@ieee.org

Facebook Information: Visit FB Page here

Hardware Competition Registration:  The registration deadline is one week prior to the conference – March 23, 2016.
Registration is now open. Visit Registration page.


Software Competition

The Region 3 Student Software competition is held annually in conjunction with SoutheastCon. Student teams are presented with programming problems and asked to code solutions. The solution codes are judged according to the defined metrics of the problem. The goal of the competition is for students to demonstrate general programming skills while learning new skills and having fun in a competitive environment.

  • Teams, each consisting of up to three undergraduate students, will exercise their problem-solving abilities and programming skills to solve a set of given problems during the contest time period.
  • All competitors must be student members or graduate student members of IEEE in Region 3 at the time of the competition.
  • All competitors must be registered for SoutheastCon 2016.
  • Only one team is allowed per Region 3 student branch.

Software Rules:  Can  be found here (includes all relevant information. Rev: 01 Date:  2/8/2016)
Competition Day: 
Saturday April 2, 2016
Software Competition Registration: The registration deadline is one week prior to the conference – March 23, 2016.
Registration is now open. Visit Registration page.


Paper Competition

The Region 3 Student Paper competition is held annually in conjunction with SoutheastCon. Student papers are judged based on written content and oral presentation. All student papers submitted by the deadline are initially judged based on written content alone. The authors of the top papers, based on written content scores, will be invited to SoutheastCon to present their papers. The oral presentations of the papers are scored at SoutheastCon and the overall rankings of the papers are determined according to the scoring system.

An author must be paid-up student member of IEEE in Region 3, enrolled as an undergraduate at the time of the paper presentation at IEEE SoutheastCon 2016.

Paper Rules:  Complete rules can be found here.


Website Competition

The Region 3 Student Branch Website Competition is held annually in conjunction with SoutheastCon. The competition is open to all Region 3 Student Branches. Winners of the Region 3 Student Branch Website Competition are eligible to compete in the IEEE Student Branch Website Contest, a worldwide competition encompassing all ten regions of IEEE. The IEEE Student Branch Website Contest is conducted by the Student Activities Committee of the Member and Geographic Activities Board of IEEE.

Entrants in the Region 3 Student Branch Website Competition will be judged based on the guidelines of the IEEE Student Branch Website Contest, which can be found here.

Each student branch in IEEE Region-3 may enter their Web site.

Website Competition Registration:  The registration deadline is one week prior to the conference – March 23, 2016. Check this page again for details on how to register.


T-shirt Competition

The Region 3 Student Branch T-Shirt Competition is held annually in conjunction with SoutheastCon. The competition is open to all Region 3 Student Branches, which can submit a T-Shirt or lab coat design. Each student branch is allowed only one item in the competition. The student branch T-shirt or lab coat design must include the IEEE logo, and must have the school name and/or SoutheastCon 2016 incorporated into the design. Either one-sided or two-sided designs are allowable. For two-sided designs, the student branch should turn in two items for judging.
Student branches must adhere to the IEEE regulations related to the use of the IEEE Logo, which can be found at: ID Standards 

T-Shirt Competition Registration: 

The registration deadline is one week prior to the conference – March 23, 2016. Student branches should submit their items for judging at the conference registration desk before 12:00n on Saturday, April 2.
Registration is now open. Visit Registration page.


Ethics Competition

Find out the results here!

The Region 3 Student Ethics Competition is held annually at SoutheastCon, and is sponsored by the IEEE Ethics and Member Conduct Committee. The competition was developed for use at IEEE Regional student events to encourage the study and awareness of professional ethics by IEEE Student Members (IEEE Ethics Competition). The contest includes a presentation and defense of a case analysis by teams of two or three students. The 2016 Region 3 Student Ethics Competition will include a qualification round open to all Region 3 student branches, followed by the final round in which the top eight teams from the qualification round compete. Note the requirement that each team must provide a judge in the qualification round, as described below.

  • All participants (competitors and qualification round judges) must be registered for SoutheastCon 2016.
  • All competitors must be student members or graduate student members of IEEE in Region 3 at the time of the competition.
  • Only one team is allowed per Region 3 student branch.

Ethics Competition Timeline: 

Friday – April 1, 2016 – Student Ethics Competition Qualification Round

Saturday – April 2, 2016  – Student Ethics Competition Final Round

Ethics Rules:  Complete rules can be found here.

Ethics Competition Registration:  The registration deadline is one week prior to the conference – March 23, 2016.
Registration is now open. Visit Registration page.