ELIMUSAFE COVID-19 IEEE HAC/SIGHT PROJECT

The ELIMUSAFE project was submitted by the IEEE Kenya Section and the IEEE JKUAT SIGHT Group to the IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC)/SIGHT Call for Proposals focused on COVID-19 response in 2020. The project proposal entailed the provision of foot-operated hand washing stations, reusable face masks, and soap to combat the spread of COVID-19 in…
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Students Humanitarian Technology Conference: Event Report

IEEE Kerala Section SIGHT in association with IEEE LINK and IEEE Kerala Section YP recently conducted a novel event called “Students Humanitarian Technology Conference” on May 1st. This was first of its kind for the students and by the students. The conference was ideated and presented to sensitize students towards humanitarian technology activities and to…
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INSIGHT BIOGRAPHY OF A SIGHT VOLUNTEER – Margaret J Lyons, PE PMP

Posted on behalf of the New Jersey Coast Section SIGHT Group Margaret J Lyons, PE PMP is known for her leadership, her accomplishments in engineering, and her tireless work as a Volunteer. Margaret has held a variety of IEEE technical chapter and affiliate group elected positions over the years where she has demonstrated her inspiring…
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InSIGHT Biography of a SIGHT Volunteer – Paula Muller, PhD

Posted on behalf of the New Jersey Coast Section SIGHT Group This In SIGHT feature highlights Paula Muller, PhD, Biomedical Engineer, Humanitarian and SIGHT Volunteer. Paula has been involved with IEEE NJ Coast Section PACE SIGHT Group since the very beginning. She is a leader, inspired innovator, and role model making significant ongoing contributions to…
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IEEE SIGHT Awards – 2020 Recipients

2020 SIGHT Volunteer of the Year Award Recipient and Honorable Mentions Mr. Ronny Cabrera is the 2020 IEEE SIGHT Volunteer of the Year! Mr. Cabrera, past Chair of the IEEE Ecuador Section SIGHT Group, was selected to receive this award due to his outstanding contributions to IEEE SIGHT, including leading the projects “Nabon Network Project,”…
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2019 SIGHT-funded Project “Free Energy” Comes to a Close

The project, ‘Free Energy: Calories into Electricity’ received funding from IEEE SIGHT in 2019. The team started the installation of LED-based street lamps around the school library in 2019, which were connected to a generator powered by a bicycle. The kinetic energy produced by movement was converted to electrical energy using an alternator on the…
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Reflections on 2019-2020 from Sampathkumar Veeraraghavan, SIGHT Chair

Photo Highlights! 2019 Humanitarian Activities Committee in-person meeting             2019 February IEEE Board of Directors Meeting Series             2019 SIGHT in-person meeting             Presentation to the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) Chapter Chairs at the Symposium on Antennas and…
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