IEEE SB GECBH

ABOUT OUR STUDENT BRANCH

“Technology is best when it brings people together”

IEEE Student Branch, Government Engineering College Barton Hill since its inception in January 2005 has shown valor in every stage of its existence, one better than the next.

IEEE Student Branch of Government Engineering College Barton Hill is the spin-off of integrated efforts by a diligent and lively crew. The zealousness with which our members engage in various events is stupendous. We have unfailingly generated prominent professionals, widely appreciated and known for their contributions to various tech spheres. Our Student branch has come a long way off and we are certain to accomplish many more milestones ahead.

Here, at IEEE SB GECBH we have a pulsating and vibrant group of young professionals to boast of, who are constantly striving towards transformation and upheaval in the field of technology. We are consistently working to unveil innovative events and workshops to benefit all, to strengthen the technical, interpersonal and networking skills of all involved. Moreover, we try our utmost to ensure that our work benefits the society, holding close to heart one of the main ideals fostered by IEEE. To be a part of this dynamic community will truly prove an enlightening experience to every technophile out there.

OUR MISSION

Technical Empowerment

To quench the technical thirst in students and make them technically strong

Skill Development

To produce job-ready individuals with versatile skills

Contribute To Science

To contribute to the scientific community through innovations and research

Humanitarian Activities

To promote innovations and activities that benefit humanity which in turn contributes to the vision of IEEE

Joy of Volunteering

To promote volunteering among the community and bring in more volunteers for the betterment of the future

Ethical and Righteous

At the end of the day make sure the community paves the way to ethical leaders and professionals.

CHAPTERS AND AFFINITY GROUPS


OUR ACHIEVEMENTS SO FAR

  • Project Candela- Our team built low -cost, waterproof LED lamps designed to last for more than 15 hours in the 2018 floods that hit Kerala. The lamps were disturbed in flood affected areas, and the timely intervention was widely recognized by Government Authorities.
  • Sanitizer Dispensing Unit Installation Project– Our team developed foot-operated (mechanical) as well as automatic sanitizer dispensing units, as part of our COVID project. The quality and durability of the units ensured its distribution to prominent points in the city, such as Office of Assistant Commissioner of Police, ANERT, Directorate of Urban affairs and SBI Nanthencode.
  • Darrel Chong Student Activity Award- IEEE SB GECBH won the Darrel Chong Student Activity Award in the Bronze Category for its technical flagship event, 42, hosted in collaboration with all the technical societies of the college. The event comprised more than 15 technical events, talks, webinars and projects, and was a massive success.
  • Best Emerging SBC Award at AKCSSC20- IEEE CS SBC GECBH won the Best Emerging SBC Award at the IEEE All Kerala Computer Society Convention 2020, for their innovative ideas, valiant efforts and novel events. The SBC has been winning the award consecutively for the past 2 years.
  • Our fellow team member, Ms. Sivada M.S. has been selected to the Women in Microwave Subcommittee of IEEE WIE as the representative of India.
  • Our current Vice Chairman, Gokul C.M., has been selected as Industry Relations Lead, Student Co-ordination Team, IEEE India Council.
  •  We also have 12 of our team members holding key positions in various sections, hubs and affinity groups of IEEE across Kerala.
  • IEEE SB GECBH won the Best Student Branch Award (2017) instituted by IEEE Kerala Section at Annual General Meeting 2018.
  • Completed 15 years of volunteering since inception in 2005.
  • Winner @AISYWLC Got Talent conducted by IEEE India Council  Abirami Chandramouli & Thaniya B Nair.
  • Runner Up @ IEEE R10 SYWLC 2020 Virtual Nethack Contest – Adhithyaa G.
  •  25+ winners in various competitions conducted as part of TechX by IEEE Travancore Hub.
  • Organised more than 100 events in a single year with most number of collaborations (21) with other organisations (300% increase).
  • Successfully hosted the All Kerala APS Students Conclave (AKAPSSC) 2020 that saw a participation of 450+ students.
  •  Inauguration of Microwave Theory & Techniques Society (MTTS) & L4 DLP.
  • Achieved a cumulative participation of more than 10,000 for different events conducted in the year.
  • Achieved a retention rate of more than 70% (31% increase).

BRANCH COUNSELOR’S NOTE

The IEEE Student Branch of GECBH has proved, over the years, their capabilities and strengths. As each year passes, the SB catches the attention of students, by showcasing the spirit and determination of every volunteer, and every member who contributes to the development of the SB. As time progresses, the value of this SB has exponentially increased, creating a stunning image, amongst others in the IEEE Kerala Section. It has always and continues to produce quality workshops, talks and industrial visits, staying true to mottos of the technical organization. It’s a pleasure to see the members of the SB extending support to those who require technical assistance. I am proud to be the counselor of this student branch.

Dr. Birenjith P.S. (Branch Counselor, SB 2020)

CHAIRMAN’S NOTE

IEEE, as you know, is the world’s largest technical professional organisation. But it wasn’t just that for me. IEEE was like my family during college days & has played a major role in shaping up my personality. I can surely say that my life wouldn’t have been the same, if not for this beautiful family that I got at GEC Barton Hill. The beauty of IEEE is the spirit of volunteering shown by its members. The platform that IEEE provides is the same for both you and me. But how much you utilize its potential for your professional growth is what that determines whether your $27 was worth or not. As evident from my own case, IEEE is an organisation that values one’s dedication & contributions to the development of the organisation. From starting the journey as a member of the SB to serve as its Chairman, I feel privileged to have played a small part in its legacy. I would like to thank my seniors at IEEE – Ajay Wilson, Rohini Madhav, Ashwin P, Rafi SM & others for the inspirational role they played in the journey of fellow members of my batch. It is they who made us join the organisation in the first place. Personally, I would like to express my gratitude to Birenjith sir, Josna ma’am & Anu Mohamed Sir – one of the best faculty combo who have been with the ExCom throughout these years. All this was possible due to the sheer dedication & commitment of the IEEE Executive Committee, I’m just speaking on their behalf. It’s the wish of all the final year IEEE members that this vibrance must continue & our SB attain greater heights in the future. Au revoir & prosperity to my IEEE Fam!

Adhithyaa G (Chairman, SB 2020)

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