Monthly Archives: April 2011

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India became the world’s third largest Carbon Emitter !

Finally, We have accepted the fact that economic development not possible without Carbon emissions! Speaking at UN talks meet in the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin, Hon. Minister of Environment Mr. Jairam Ramesh said on Monday the country Could not have high economic growth & a rapid rise in carbonemissions now that  the nation was the number three emitter after China & the United States. Where the talks concluded with agreement on following the current phase of the Kyoto Protocol, the key treaty on Climate Change, which expires in 2012.

With the growing demands of energy, middle class people started buying Cars, TVs, & better housing utilities. Therefore Certainly demand will be increased, possibly no more solution to full fill except going with our major energy sources like Coal & Oil and Gas. Again, Coal & Natural Resources like Oil and Gas the main sources of Global Warming as Carbon emissions. As Mr. Jairam Ramesh also said, “India’s rush for wealth could not come at the expense of the environment. Even though, our per capita income still too low compared to West Countries. As officially, this was the first time, when someone from Indian govt. confirmed about the country emission ratios.  Previously, it was assumed that Russia still ahead of green house gas emissions.

“We will unilaterally, voluntarily, move on a low-carbon growth path. We can’t have 8-9 percent GDP growth and high-carbon growth,” Ramesh told from news sources.

Being in the race of developed nation, we are leading with the long term emissions of Green House Gases. No doubt, we can’t stop our growth now on scale of pollution or Green Motion. Even developed nation already came forward with the solutions to curb the emission rates. But what about Poor nations? Are still ready to take step? Which is quite against the economical growth?

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Call for Humanitarian Grant Applications

The IEEE Foundation accepts grant applications from charitable organizations, for new and innovative projects in January, April and September. The next date for grant applications is 22 April. Please submit your grant application using the online form.

 

Grant Applications are reviewed by a committee of the IEEE Foundation Board of Directors or the IEEE Life Members Committee. Approval of grants and funding arrangements are announced within one month of each IEEE Foundation Board meeting or IEEE Life Members Committee meeting. Please submit your grant application using the online form.

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Microsoft Software Offer for IEEE Student members

 

IEEE, in conjunction with Microsoft, is offering a wide selection of development software to IEEE Student members and Graduate Student members.

Steps to obtain software offer

In order to leverage the IEEE Student Member Microsoft Offer, please follow the steps below:

  • For new students, you can join IEEE online now and click on “Join IEEE as a Student member” (undergraduate or graduate students are eligible).
  • For existing student members, once you renew your membership for 2010, you will be included in this program.
  • Within approximately 8 days of your new application and payment being processed and accepted, a separate e-mail with user account and login information to access your free software will be sent to the e-mail address on your IEEE record.  Please make sure you provide your e-mail address because that is the only way you will receive information about the offer.
  • sample of the e-mail you will receive about the offer is below.
  • Your account information will be sent from <elms_support@e-academy.com> or <msdnaa_softwarecenter@e-academy.com>.
  • Use the login information you receive in the e-mail mentioned above.  You will then be able to download your FREE Microsoft development software.
  • Send any questions and please be sure to include your name and IEEE member number.

 

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Group Discussion

IEEE Student branch CET conducted a group discussion on 17th March 2011. This programme was aimed at defining and clarifying the concepts of group discussion and interviews,explaining precisely their components so that the participants/members have a real perception of it. There were 42 participants for the programme including 1st,2nd and 3rd year students.The moderator of the GD was JERY ALTHAF(S8 AE),Ex- chairman of IEEESBCET.He has got placement offers from 3 companies, and is well aware of the concepts and methodologies of GD and Interview.The Program was coordinated by S4 students of Computer Science Nafseer,Arif,Gokul and Akhil Sasidharan.

 

A number of model GDs were held.The evaluation of performance of each of the participants were done.The participants really benefitted from the programme.They were able to gather many tips and clear many doubts.They were able to understand their strong and weak points.The winners were given attractive prizes.

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HUB1 WIE Congress 2011

HUB 1 WIE kick-started its events for the year 2011 with the HUB 1 WIE congress held at College of Engineering ,Trivandrum on 20th March 2011.The event drew a big response with the participation of 48 WIE members, the girls claiming a majority with a 4:1 ratio. The event witnessed the participation from 7 SBs of the HUB. The core theme of the event was “Empowering Women, Fostering technical innovation” and the focus was on bringing people together for a technical cause and nurturing their professional growth. The event was graced with the presence of eminent dignitaries like Smt Shanti.K.J, WIE Chair, Kerala Section, Mr Rajesh Kannan, Counsellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeedam, Mr Ranjit R Nair, GOLD Treasurer, Kerala Section and Ms Bhavna S N, WIE Coordinator, LINK. The event stood by its theme and was a grand success.

 

Inaugural Ceremony

The inauguration commenced with a short prayer. The IEEE code of ethics was rendered by Amita Prabhakaran , Joint Secretary ,IEEE SB CET. The welcome address was delivered by Sandhra Jose, WIE Chair, SB CET followed by the presidential address by Alka Isac , HUB 1, WIE Representative. The function was formally inaugurated by Smt. Shanti K J by lighting the ceremonial lamp. In her inaugural speech she shared with the crowd her personal experiences and cited the hurdles that women confront in their professional career .Mr Rajesh Kannan addressed the gathering highlighting the importance of education. The ceremony concluded with the vote of thanks by Harsha S, Newsletter Editor, SBCET.

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Industrial Collaboration with Metawing

COMSOC SB chapter has made a Industrial Collaboration with Metawing – an Educational Portal of Blue Nitrogen which has IEEE TechSym 2011 and IIT Kharaghpur Certification.

They offer Industrial training in Robotic Engineering, Ethical Hacking, Aeromodelling etc.

 

MetaWing is a technology driven company which provides educational services to its vast client base including students and professionals. In addition to providing custom turnkey solutions, they offer comprehensive engineering services in the areas of IT Security and Ethical Hacking, Embedded Robotics, Automotive& Engine Design. They work in collaboration with reputed National and International Universities & Research Institutes to provide training to students in niche technologies. They extend their educational services by conducting technical workshops and industrial training in various engineering colleges and schools to inculcate the spirit of technological advancement in the engineering youth of India.

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