N. Kumarappan, Chair for IEEE Madras Section

R10 SAC Sponsored Leadership Insight Program

IEEE Madras Section & IEEE R10 organized the Leadership Insight Program during 12th & 13th September 2020 with 62 participants. Dr. N. Kumarappan, Chair for IEEE Madras Section highlighted the importance of leadership in students during the inaugural.

On day 1, Mr. Vidya Shankar G, Founder and CEO, Only Success Academy shared about “How to build up a professional career and stories behind success”. Mr. Harish Bharadwaj, CEO, HUM Consulting talked about “Creative thinking and decision making”. Mr. Charles, ZOHO HR Leader, talked about “Smart Work”.

On day 2, Section Chair, Dr. N. Kumarappan delivered a talk on “Awareness for Student and Professional Members”. Dr. Preethi Bajaj, Vice Chancellor, Galgotias University gave a talk on “Roles in IEEE after graduation”. Mr. Madhav Negi, CTO, DXC Technology India, delivered a talk on “How to be a better Leader?”.

IEEE Madras Section R10 POCO 2020

IEEE Madras Section organized an IEEE R10 sponsored Panel of Conference Organizers (POCO) 2020 on 10th and 11th October 2020, with 58 participants. The chief guest Dr. Sri Niwas Singh, Chair for IEEE India Council explained about educating the conference organizers in maintaining the quality.

On Day 1, Dr. T. Thyagarajan, Dean, MIT, Anna University gave a presentation on “Key Issues and Challenges in Organizing IEEE Conference”. Dr. Amit Kumar, Chair, IEEE Hyderabad Section talked on “Technical Program Overview”. Dr. N. Kumarappan Chair, Madras Section talked about “Publications in IEEE Conference and Journals”.

On Day 2, Mr. Puneet Kumar Mishra, Secretary, IEEE India Council gave a presentation on “Financially Co-Sponsored Conference and Conference Success Stories”. Dr. D. Devaraj gave a presentation on “Planning an IEEE Conference and Conference Proposal Submission”.

IEEE Madras Section Student Branch Officers Meet – 2020

IEEE Madras Section & SRM Valliammai Student Branch organized the IEEE Madras Section Student Branch Officers Meet on 7th November 2020. Dr. N. Kumarappan, Chair for IEEE Madras Section explained about IEEE Student Membership Awareness. The Chief Guest Mr. Deepak Mathur, Director- Elect, IEEE Region 10 gave insight about the importance of IEEE. Mr. S. Nandan, SAC Chair, IEEE Kerala Section gave a talk on “Volunteering with IEEE”. Mr. B. Ashvanth, Treasurer, IEEE Madras YP imparted knowledge about Word Press Web Designing. Mr. M. I. Abdul Halik, ExCom Member, IEEE Madras YP conducted virtual treasure hunt and quiz competition.

IEEE Day Celebration

IEEE Madras Section organized IEEE Day 2020 technical get together hosted by Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore on 18th October 2020, with 130 participants. Dr. N. Kumarapan, Chair for IEEE Madras Section shared insights about the activities and IEEE project funding. He also congratulated all members for the membership retention development award 2020.

The chief guest, Dr. S. K. Ramesh, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at California State University, Northridge USA shared his views about the abundant opportunities provided by IEEE. Dr. M. Ponnavaikko, former Chairperson of IEEE Madras Section and India Council shared his views on how IEEE helps one to groom and grow professionally and socially. The guest speaker Dr. N. R. Alamelu, former Chairperson of IEEE Madras Section provided the awareness about the best practices and opportunities in IEEE. Aravindhan Anbazhagan, Chair for IEEE Madras YP hosted the quiz.