IEEE Radio and Antenna Days of Indian Ocean (RADIO 2019)

Written by: Lwanga Herbert, Uganda Section SIGHT The IEEE Radio and Antenna Days of the Indian Ocean (RADIO) 2019 international conference was held on Reunion Island from 23 to 26 September 2019. The conference was attended by participants from around the world: Australia, Canada, China, Europe, India, Japan, Mauritius, Reunion Island, Saudi Arabia, South Africa,…
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IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Summits (WIE ILS19) 30 & 31 August 2019, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

The IEEE Women in Engineering (WiE) International Leadership Summit – 2019 organised by IEEE Women in Engineering Affinity Group of IEEE Bangalore Section, had a Vibrant Start on 30th August here  at Sterling’s Mac, Bengaluru. These summits held around the world provide regional opportunities to foster diversity in the workplace, networking, mentorship, and collaboration, their…
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HAC Education Workshop at IEEE SPAC 2019

North South University IEEE Student Branch in collaboration with IEEE Bangladesh Section organized a HAC Education Workshop on Socio-technical Impact Analysis of Humanitarian Technology Projects at the IEEE Student Professional Awareness Conference (SPAC). The interactive workshop was held on 2 August, 2019 and conducted by Prof. Dr. Shaikh Fattah, Education Chair, IEEE Humanitarian Activity Committee…
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ICCCMLA 2019 Organizes Humanitarian Technology Project Design Workshop

On the first day of the International Conference on Cybernetics, Cognition and Machine Learning Applications (ICCCMLA) 2019, Prof. Dr. Shaikh Fattah, HAC Education Chair conducted a humanitarian technology project design workshop focusing on sustainable development and Social Return on Investment (SROI). Approximately 40 participants, both professionals and students, attended the workshop and were very much…
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HAC & SIGHT Chairs attend PES & IAS PowerAfrica Conference 2019

HAC Chair Kartik Kulkarni and SIGHT Chair Sampath Veeraraghavan attended the PowerAfrica Conference from 20 – 23 August in Abuja, Nigeria. Mr. Kulkarni organized a panel on “Impact Assessment: Design and Diagnostic” in which Mr. Veeraraghavan participated, along with HAC & SIGHT Project Leader Mr. Lwanga Herbert and Founder & Executive Director of Africa Development…
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Do Good Things: Justice for All – Pt. 3

An IEEE NJ Coast Section SIGHT Group Project Pictured above with an IEEE NJ Coast Section SIGHT Group founding Member and IEEE Senior Member, Margaret J Lyons, PE, an IEEE Life Fellow in the New Jersey Coast Section, Don Heirman, has had a career with extensive experience studying Electromagnetic Compatibility of hearing aids and telephone…
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Do Good Things: Justice for All – Pt. 2

An IEEE NJ Coast Section SIGHT Group Project One third of people over age 65 have hearing loss; five percent of the population of the world or 360 million people have disabling hearing loss while the majority live in developing countries. In 2020 FDA opens the market to non-prescription solutions for hearing assistance devices. We…
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Do Good Things: Justice for All – Pt. 1

An IEEE NJ Coast Section SIGHT Group Project Globally, people with Hearing Loss and Deafness experience disparate treatment and a limited ability to participate in many settings including Courts, Healthcare, Schools, Workplaces, etc. Accommodation technology solutions are expensive, developed in silos, complicated with proprietary interfaces, not interoperable with mainstream communication technologies, and often do not…
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