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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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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