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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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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