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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New Volunteers Workshop in IEEE Section El Salvador

The first workshop of New Volunteers in SIGHT was held on February 24th in the Offices of IEEE Section El Salvador. Among the 24 attendees were students and Young Professionals. The students were encouraged to form groups in the student branches and to continue with the work already done. The workshop was given by Rosa…
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Lighting The Unelectrified Regions Of Underserved Communities

This project was organised by the IEEE SIGHT Volunteers of Madras Section along with PSNA College of Engineering and an NGO – LITTER OF LIGHT, which object is to light up the dark regions across the globe. The team made a survey visit to the Sirumalai, a reserved forest area which is located at Dindigul District,…
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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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SS12 Project Competition and Maker Fair 2017

SS12 is a Coding and Making Challenge jointly organized by Madras IEEE Education Society, Project Possibility and REAL Breakthrough. It is hosted in partnership with IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee, Societies, sections, Universities and leading technology industry companies. This year the challenge was conducted to recognize the best social innovation application on the theme given: ‘EDUCATION…
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2017 Region 10 Humanitarian Technology Activity Award Recipients

The Region 10 Humanitarian Technology Activity Award recognizes both outstanding sections and outstanding individuals for the work they have contributed towards humanitarian technology. The recipients this year are IEEE Karachi Section and Shaikh Anowarul Fattah. We would like to thank Mr. Fattah and the IEEE Karachi Section for inspiring us all to make a lasting impact…
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