Nurses at the International Nurses Conference in Uganda appreciate humanitarian inputs made by IEEE – SIGHT Uganda

The International Nurses Conference had a side track code named “Code Named Humanitarian Track” that took place in Kitgum Northern Uganda from 9th -12th May 2018. During this event, a number of diverse topics were addressed by different speakers and as a result it was possible to supplement health and technological knowledge with relevant social-economic and…
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Humanoid Robots for Therapeutic Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Children

The Robotics and Automation Society’s Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology (RAS-SIGHT) is the first Society-based SIGHT. The mission of RAS-SIGHT is the application of robotics and automation technologies for promoting humanitarian causes around the globe, and to leverage existing and emerging technologies for the benefit of humanity and towards increasing the quality of life…
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Training Sessions in HAC/SIGHT Malaysia

The IEEE-Engineering and Medicine Society Malaysia Chapter (IEEE-EMBS MY) in collaboration with IEEE-MySIGHT4Rehab has successfully conducted awareness/training sessions on HAC/SIGHT in both Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), and Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTEM) IEEE student branches on the 06th May 2018 and 07th May 2018. The first Awareness/training session was organized by the UTHM…
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Let’s Breathe Clean Together!

Air pollution is a prominent problem in various parts of the world. This issue affects both the health and daily lives of members in the communities which are impacted. The most vulnerable demographics include the children and elderly whose immune systems are weak and can be easily compromised by poor air quality. Small particles in…
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Humans of IEEE SIGHT: Kip Sikes

Kip Sikes is the founder of IEEE SIGHT Treasure Valley group, Boise Section, Idaho (Region 6) and also the Past Chair of IEEE Boise Section joint PES/IAS Chapter. Since first establishing a local SIGHT group with engineering professionals, he has also been focusing on mentoring high-potential youth to engage in humanitarian work prior to their university experience, including…
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IEEE Humanitarian Activity Education Workshop and SIGHT Campaign at IEMIS 2018

IEEE HAC Education Workshop and SIGHT Campaign was held in IEMIS 2018 at University of E&M, Kolkata, India on 25th February with 54 participants. For achieving desired outcome from a humanitarian project or even for designing a quality humanitarian project, several critical factors need to be considered. In case of many humanitarian projects, desired outcome is…
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IEEE SIGHT Survey at Senapattinam Vilage

The IEEE SIGHT volunteers of IEEE Madras Section organized a trip to the Senapattinam Village in Tiruvannamalai, India to see what they can do to help with the crucial issue of lack of electricity in the community. This issue affects all 120 members of this community especially the 25 children going to school. In this…
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Humans of IEEE SIGHT: Sampathkumar Veeraraghavan

Sampathkumar Veeraraghavan has been the IEEE SIGHT Projects Chair for the past three years. Outside of IEEE, Sampath works as a Technical Program Manager at Amazon. Celia Shahnaz, the IEEE SIGHT 2017 Communications Chair, interviewed Sampath. What inspired you to join IEEE SIGHT? Explain is it a suggestion from a friend or any inspiration from some professors?…
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IEEE-MySIGHT4Rehab & IEEE-EMBS UTAR Student Club interaction day

The IEEE-MYSIGHT4Rehab SIGHT group in collaboration with IEEE-EMBS UniversitiTunku Abdul Rahman Student Club, Malaysia have successfully conducted interaction day amongst members on 03rd February 2018. The event was attended by some thirty (30) engineering undergraduate students. YZ Chong of the IEEE-MYSIGHT4Rehab group has shared works championed by the IEEE-SIGHT group since its inception in 2013,…
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Small-Scale Social Aquaculture in Paraguay

Paraguay’s indigenous communities are suffering from a high rate of child undernutrition and lack of accessibility to food. Tilapia ponds have been implemented here as a source for food and economy, however, due to insufficient knowledge and training, the production levels are not enough to provide for all of the people. The community members do…
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