EDS and STEM
Maizatul Zolkapli, Chair for IEEE EDS Malaysia Chapter
In conjunction with the IEEE Day 2020 celebration, IEEE EDS Malaysia Chapter, led by Dr. Aliza Aini Md Ralib and Dr. Rosminazuin Ab Rahim, together with Perintis Youth IIUM Chapter organized a STEM online quiz competition on 16th October 2020. The quiz, which focused on Nanotechnology, saw close to 50 participants made up of undergraduate students from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). The top three winners were announced and all participants received a certificate.
IEEE EDS Malaysia Chapter also organized an educational and community program for primary schools on 23rd September 2020. The event titled “Bringing STEM to life (Amazing Graphite)” was sponsored by IEEE Region 10 EA Fund and IEEE Malaysia Section. The program which was held at Sekolah Kebangsaan Jalan Batu aimed to introduce primary school children to the world of electronics. Two EDS Chapter member with 6 teachers from the school shared their knowledge on STEM using the IEEE EDS-ETC kits.