Date and time: 25.04.2017, 11.00am to 11.30am
Venue: Seminar Hall
Resource Persons: Mr. Tomy Sebastian, President IEEE IAS; Mr. Srikanth Vasudevan, IEEE IAS Board member
Mr. Tomy Sebastian started the session by giving a brief description about IEEE and its significance. He explained in detail ; the societies under IEEE like IAS, PES, etc. Later he explained the importance of IAS for student community, its wide range of application areas.
From the talk it was made clear that there are a number of scholarships like $25,000 as project fund, travel grants , volunteer opportunities , Best project awards etc. For this a student chapter of IAS is required and AISAT is on the way to start one.
Mr. Srikanth explained different opportunities that students would get on becoming active member of IEEE. He divided the students into different groups and conducted a survey on what the students expect from IEEE IAS. Students actively participated in the survey and gave very valuable suggestions.