SIGHT DAY Celebrations with IEEE VJCET

The IEEE VJCET (Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technology) SIGHT group in Kerala, India  conducted various events as part of Inaugural SIGHT Day celebration. These programs are designed to maintain a connection with the sustainable world during the lockdown period in India. The virtual events included: Innovation Hack- Project idea presentation conducted on a virtual…
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SIGHT-Funded Project Update – Smart Classroom Among the Woods

This project was conducted by the IEEE Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technology (VJCET) SIGHT Group based in Kerala, India. Local IEEE volunteers from the SIGHT Group have worked to equip a rural school in a remote area in the state of Kerala with a consistent source of electricity. Students installed a two kilowatt off-grid…
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SIGHT Week Celebration – IEEE Student Branch College of Engineering Chengannur

IEEE Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology has been revamped in IEEE Student Branch College of Engineering Chengannur. With 350 members who are involved with high spirits in its every endeavour, the Student Branch is doing extremely well with its SIGHT activities this year, especially during the times of SIGHT Week from 25 April to…
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IEEE SIGHT Day at the IEEE Kerala Section

IEEE SIGHT was inaugurated by Dr. Peter Staecker (IEEE President 2013) on 15 December 2011 in Trivandrum, Kerala, India and the first petition to form a SIGHT group was submitted on 28 April 2012. In the year 2020, the SIGHT Steering Committee decided to celebrate 28 April as SIGHT day in recognition of the first…
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IEEE HAC and IEEE SIGHT Projects Update

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the world in an unprecedented manner, and as such, the IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC) has adapted its requirements to better enable IEEE volunteers to contribute. For that reason, HAC and SIGHT (Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology) Projects have joined forces to prioritize proposals that have a strong potential for immediate impact…
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IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC) and IEEE SIGHT Response to COVID-19

These are challenging and unprecedented times with the global spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. The IEEE Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT) Committee recognizes that the virus has disrupted life in many parts of the world, and affected IEEE members, volunteers, event organizers, and project teams. As such, SIGHT has adapted its resources to…
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Note from the Chair – March 2020

Dear IEEE SIGHT volunteers, I realize that all of you have been affected in some way by the ongoing global health situation. Many of you are directly or indirectly engaged in the fight against COVID-19 and its effects on research, infrastructure, communications, and more.  We hope that you, your family, and your community are, and…
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Inaugural IEEE SIGHT Day!

The first-ever IEEE SIGHT Day will be held on 28 April, the date the first SIGHT group petition was submitted in 2012. Activities are planned from 25 April – 2 May, so there will be multiple opportunities to take part. This event is designed to foster a spirit of community for the global SIGHT network,…
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