How engineering contributes to the promotion of SDGs in society

by: Herbert Lwanga In October 2015 the United Nation (UN) officially launched the sustainable development goals (SDGs) to run from 2015 to 2030 code named, “agenda 2030”. Essentially, the SDGs served as a replacement of the millennium development goals (MDGs) which were developed by a group of countries mainly from the developing world to guide…
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Chair Daniel Lottis’ trip to Kanyakumari

Earlier this month, I had the chance to visit India. I had the most wonderful time in Kanyakumari, India, visiting colleges and meeting and engaging with engineering students who now have the option of getting directly involved with IEEE and SIGHT through Student branches. It was great to see so many eager young minds interested…
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Pictures from GHTC

  This year’s IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference took place in San Jose, California. During the conference we were able to connect with fellow SIGHT members who were able to join us and share the impact of SIGHT with the rest of IEEE. Here are some pictures taken from the conference.   In the midst…
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SENAPATTINAM VILLAGE ELECTRIFICATION PROJECT

  By: R.Magarajeswari, Sri Sai Ram Engineering College In the modern world, life without electricity is just beyond our imagination. It has become an inevitable part of our life. In this bright part where we belong, we forget those who still live in the dark. “The future of India lies in its villages” said the father…
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IEEE Delhi SIGHT and HTC Village Event-Solar Pilot Micro Plant Installation

In line with the IEEE vision to advance technology for humanity, the IEEE Delhi Section Executive Committee and Delhi Section SIGHT organized a visit to a rural village which technologies are not as advance as urban areas. The first visit took place on 4th October 2017 and was successful in surveying the needs of village….
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Snap World – The New Challenge to Incentivize Science and Technology

Volunteers understand the need to not only make changes that will impact individual situations but will also create a better place for everyone involved. We know that basic human needs are far and plenty. It is our responsibility to take care of these problems and also to build new opportunities that will guide and motivate…
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RAS SIGHT Project, “Speak Up!” Wins Two Prizes

  The project “Enhancing the Speak Up! Suite of Voice Powered Games,” was completed by Amal Nanavati, M. Bernardine Dias and Aaron Steinfeld, Carnegie Mellon University (PA), USA. This project received two awards at the Carnegie Mellon’s undergraduate research symposium. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s award for “Best Multi-Year Project,” which awards projects that have…
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Career Navigator by SIGHT IEEE Tokyo Section

By: Kojiro Nishimiya, SIGHT IEEE Tokyo Section Chair Date: 11st/July/2018 Place: Daini-tanabu Elementary School (Aomori Prefecture) Target Class: 20 students of 6th Grade Organizer: SIGHT IEEE Tokyo, Co-organizer: Tokyo YP, Cooperation: Sendai section WIE Facilitator: Osamu Toda, Mayumi Suzuki, Kojiro Nishimiya We originally have conducted the delivery class to the pre-university schools as Tokyo YP…
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3rd IEEE SIGHT Hack Challenge

By: Kojiro Nishimiya, SIGHT IEEE Tokyo Section Chair The 3rd IEEE SIGHT Hack Challenge was held at Nihon University on July 7th, 2018. This event was co-organized by SIGHT IEEE Tokyo Section, IEEE Tokyo Section Young Professionals Affinity Group, and Tokyo Section Keio University Student Branch. The purpose of this event is to build up…
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