Recent Activities of Uttar Pradesh Section
Dilip Kumar Sharma, Publication and Section History Committee Chair for IEEE Uttar Pradesh Section
IEEE JSSATEN Student Branch has conducted the “INAUGURATION CEREMONY OF IEEE JSSATEN WIE” in collaboration with IEEE Uttar Pradesh Section on 23rd May 2021. This event is hosted by Dr. Gunjan Varshney (Branch Counsellor, IEEE JSSATEN Student Branch) on an online platform Cisco WebEx. The theme selected for this virtual event was “Research and Innovation for Women Empowerment”. The Chief Guest of this event was Dr. Celia Shahnaz (Professor, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh, and presently Founder & Chair, IEEE SPS and IAS Bangladesh Chapters) and the Guest of Honour was Dr. H.R. Mahadevaswamy (Joint Director, TED, JSSMVP, Mysuru, India). The mentor of the IEEE JSSATEN Student Branch, Dr. Gurulingappa M Patil, Principal at JSSATE, Noida, India, was also present.
The event started with the introduction of our chief guest, guest of honor, and mentor of the society followed by the lighting of the lamp and Saraswati Vandana. After that Dr. Varshney talked about the achievements of projects accomplished by the Student Branch. After the welcome note, the principal Dr. Gurulingappa M Patil welcomed the guests and appreciated the participants taking out their precious time to celebrate this event. He also congratulated IEEE Student Branch for their achievements, and encouraged other students to achieve excellence in the future. After that, the host invited the Guest of Honor to share his valuable views, and he acknowledged the efforts & appreciated the members of the IEEE JSSATEN Student Branch for how they conducted the online conference. He talked about the gap between urban and rural women, technology, education, financial condition, their growth, and how to create chances for them in organizational chapters, how the involvement of women will boost the GDP of India, and many more. Later, the chief guest was invited to share her views on the topic “Research and Innovation in Empowerment of Women” and her experience of being part of the IEEE Section& IEEE WIE Chapter. Then, she talked about recent advancements in the field of signal processing, technologies and how can one help COVID19 patients in this hard time. After that, Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Sharma, Professor & Head of Electrical Engineering Department, presented a vote of thanks to all the honorable guests, mentors, hosts, members, and all participants for making this day more valuable. IEEE JSSATEN Student Branch will continue working under the constant and relentless guidance from the IEEE Uttar Pradesh Section.