IEEE SIGHT leadership at 2019 MTT-S International Microwave Symposium

On June 4, SIGHT Steering Committee Chair Sampathkumar Veeraraghavan presented a keynote talk on “IEEE SIGHT – Global Partnership Strategy to Drive Sustainable Development Projects” at the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) chapter chair meeting held during the International Microwave Symposium (IMS) in Boston. His talk covered key topics such as: the role…
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IEEE SLInspire 2019

IEEE SIGHT was established in Sri Lanka towards the end of 2018 with the intention of initiating humanitarian projects in the country. The group’s first initiative, “SLInspire,” will play an important role in strengthening the bonds in the multicultural society of Sri Lanka. SLInspire, a collaborative project of the Sri Lanka SIGHT group and SL2College,…
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IEEE HAC Training Workshop on Renewable Energy Installation at BSSYWC’19

Event Summary IEEE Student Branch UCET ( The Islamia University Bahawalpur) in collaboration with IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC), organized a workshop on “HAC Workshop on Training Volunteers on Renewable Energy Installation.” The event was part of 3rd IEEE Bahawalpur Subsection Student/ Young Professional/ Women in Engineering Congress (BSSYWC’19) 2019. The workshop started with a…
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“WORLD HEALTH DAY CELEBRATION 2019” Organized by IEEE Bangladesh Section, WIE AG, and IEEE SIGHT

The World Health Day Celebration organized by IEEE Bangladesh Section, IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Affinity Group, and IEEE SIGHT was held on 7 April with the theme of “Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere.” Thirty-nine accomplished professionals from more than 13 institutions participated in the event, and speakers included: Rumana Ali, Member of the Parliament,…
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IEEE HAC & SIGHT interactive session with Bangladesh Section student branch, YP and WIE leaders

IEEE Bangladesh Section held its 2019 Student Branch Executive Committee and Counselors Summit on 29 March in Dhaka. Student Branch Chairs, Women in Engineering (WIE) Affinity Group Chairs and Counselors from 34 Student Branches of IEEE Bangladesh Section (BDS) were present. The Student Branch Chairs presented  their activities posters, containing the best practices of their…
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New SIGHT group conducts Outreach Program at Girls Middle School, Begumpura

The outreach program at the Girls Middle School, Begumpura, Pakistan was an initiative taken by the University of Engineering & Tech (UET) SIGHT (a student branch group) SIGHT as their first project after its formation. The key objective of the project was to engage maximum number of students in different science activities and instill motivation…
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Funded IEEE SIGHT project update – Mobile app training for farmers in Costa Rica

This SIGHT project, awarded funding in 2018, was developed to train farmers and community leaders on the use of a technology-based solution (a mobile app) to mitigate the middleman problem, to foster the transition from conventional to organic farming, and to provide basic tools to run the farms as (small) businesses. The project includes a fairly complete set…
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“Forging the AT Value Chain” – HAC funded event

An international conference on Assistive Technology (AT) titled ‘Forging the Assistive Technology Value Chain’ (FATVC ‘19) was organized on 18 – 19 January 2019 at Marigold Hall, National Institute of Speech & Hearing (NISH), Trivandrum by the Centre for Assistive Technology & Innovation (CATI, NISH) in collaboration with IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC), IEEE SIGHT…
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Malaysia SIGHT Group Collaborates in Humanitarian Engagement Activity

10 March 2019 – As a collaboration between the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) Student Chapter, Department of Mechatronics and Biomedical Engineering (DMBE), Medical and Health Sciences Society, UTAR, and IEEE-MySIGHT4Rehab group, a Humanitarian Engagement activity was held in the Home for Special People in Cheras, Malaysia. This multi-entity collaborative…
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