Student Office Bearers Meet
Kumarappan N, Chair for IEEE Madras Section
IEEE Madras Section Student Office Bearers Meet
The IEEE Madras Section Office Bearers Meet took place at Hotel Le Royal Meridien on 12th December 2021 with 65 participants. The meeting commenced at 10AM with the inaugural ceremony. Mr. Ashvanth welcomed the chief guest, Mr. Sarath Chandar, General Manager of Vaken Technologies. Dr. N. Kumarappan briefed about the awards and opportunities available in IEEE for Student Branches. Dr. S. Joseph Gladwin presented a talk on Student Branch funding opportunities from IEEE Madras Section and other IEEE sources. Mr. Arun pointed out some significant guidelines for error-free newsletter reporting. Mr. Aravindhan Anbazhagan presented a session on Creating an Action Plan for Student Branches. Finally, Mr. Ashvanth talked about Effective Tools for Student Branch Volunteers. Later, office bearers of different Student Branch Chapters are grouped for IEEE Themed Connection Quiz Event. All the participants were given IEEE goodies as a token of gratitude.
IEEE Madras Section Annual General Meet
IEEE Madras Section organized its Annual General Meeting on 12th December 2021, from 12.30 to 5PM. IEEE Madras Section Chair Dr. N. Kumarappan, IEEE Madras Section Vice-Chairman Dr. R. Hariprakash, IEEE Madras Section Secretary Dr. D Devaraj, IEEE Madras Section Treasurer Dr. S Joseph Gladwin, and Mr. Rangarajan took on the podium.
Dr. N. Kumarappan welcomed everyone, flipped through the agenda of the AGM, and went over the
activities and events conducted in 2021. Student branch counselors networked together, and Dr. N. Kumarappan granted the rebate amount. Dr. Joseph Gladwin then gave a detailed account of the
expenditures and activities. Dr. N. Kumarappan presented awards under various categories as the new initiative: BEST STUDENT VOLUNTEER, BEST STUDENT BRANCH, BEST WIE VOLUNTEER,
BEST YOUNG PROFESSIONAL VOLUNTEER, LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD and BEST RESEARCH
PAPER AWARD under three different age categories (under 40, between 40 to 50 and above 50).