Expert Session on IEEE Awareness and Research Initiatives

On 9th November 2023, CVV’s Institute of Science and Technology (CVV-IST) organised a talk on ‘IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Awareness and Research Initiatives of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University’ at CVV’s LVP facility. Dr. Biju K., Assistant Director of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University and Secretary of IEEE Kerala Section, was the Chief Guest. The event began with a prayer and the singing of the ‘Kulageetam’ by CVV-IST students. Dr. Anand Hareendran (Head, Department of Computer Science, CVV-IST) gave the welcome address followed by the inaugural address by Dr. Sudheer Babu, Principal (CIST) on IEEE.

In his address, Dr. Biju K. highlighted IEEE’s role in student careers and IEEE’s global impact. The programme emphasised IEEE’s global presence with over 4 lakh members, including 1 lakh students and 2669 student branches in 80 countries. Prof. C. Vijayan (Professor of Physics, CVV-IST) presented a memento as a token of appreciation to Dr. Biju K. The ceremony concluded with a vote of thanks by Dr. Praveen (Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering), followed by a closing prayer and the national anthem by CVV-IST students.

A significant outcome of the programme was the decision to start a student chapter at CVV to facilitate the active participation and collaboration of students and faculty with the various initiatives of IEEE.

CVV-IST students Akshar Athman and Niveditha S. Nair were the MCs.