A BRAC University-based student branch of a non-profit of professionals has received an award for its efforts in helping students build critical skills.
The “IEEE Regional Exemplary Student Branch Award 2020” was presented by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) on November 13.
The IEEE describes itself as an amalgamation of communities working towards advancing technology while inspiring future generations through publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.
The award is presented annually to student branches having an active programme of meetings and field trips and active in the paper, device and other competitions.
The student branch must also strive to meet the scientific, educational, and professional purposes of the IEEE and conform to its bylaws.
“For exemplary performance as an active IEEE Student Branch offering technical programs, activities, professional networking opportunities that enables members in building critical skills,” reads the award certificate.
The IEEE BRACU Student Branch was established in 2008 and currently has got four chapters.
The branch “believes to hold this standard and go beyond to reach the furthest milestone”, said the branch’s counsellor Prof AKM Abdul Malek Azad.