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University of Los Andes SBC: IAS Conference Information Desk Volunteer

PECI 2014 Experiences

Feeling lost in a country that is not your own, being misunderstood since no-one speaks your language, being late at your destination, … none of those events made my experience in Urbana Champaign, USA, a bad moment for me. Instead, it was the best time I could ever have. Continue reading University of Los Andes SBC: IAS Conference Information Desk Volunteer

University of Sarajevo SB attends Days of young engineers workshop

Days of young engineers

July 24-28, 2013

The first “Days of young engineers” workshop has been held in Široki Brijeg on July 24th till July 28th 2013. The idea of the project was to gather Electrical engineering students from whole Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby regions so that they socialize, have some lectures and visit few interesting places.

Our faculty was represented by our five IEEE IAS student members. Also students from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Tuzla, Faculty of Electrical Engineering East Sarajevo, Faculty of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Split and Faculty of Electrical Engineering Zagreb took participation in this event.Days of young engineers Continue reading University of Sarajevo SB attends Days of young engineers workshop

University of Sarajevo SB visit at 1st R-8 Mediterranean SB IAS Chapter Chair Workshop

December 14-15, 2013

As the old adage says – all roads lead to Rome, so it is no wonder that  the path of the first Workshop of the Region R-8 SB IAS led us all there. It was interesting to see SB representatives from all around Europe and Asia together in a city that was once the center of civilization. The workshop was held on 14th December 2013. Although by calendar it was winter in Europe, in Rome it felt like an early spring. The official part of the workshop was held in the historical building of the Technical University with a beautiful courtyard where we were reminded by the orange tree why was the workshop called Mediterranean. Presentations began after registering and getting to know the friendly volunteers from the Italian SB. CMD Peter Magyar and President of IAS Blake Lloyd were in charge of introducing us to the current activities and future plans of all sectors of Society. Their presentations have caused competitive spirit among the student branches and the desire to make our activities for the coming year on higher level. Then Professor Parise, from University La Sapienza, as our host, presented all the preparations which Italian SB had taken in organizing this workshop and for which we were very grateful. This was followed by presentations of the activities of all participating Student Branches. During the presentations many ideas were exchanged and later on were topic of discussions during the lunch.

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University of Sarajevo Student Branch IAS Chapter visits IEMDC

May 12-15, 2013

 

The trip to Chicago to attend the IEEE IEMDC Conference, in period from 12th to 15th of May, was definitely one of the best experiences in my life.  I drew such great benefits that will certainly prove as great foundations for my career. Before the arrival in Chicago, I spent a day in Budapest, where I’ve met Tímea Kántor, who would be my roommate during the IEMDC conference in the „Windy city“. Tímea and I have already been in contact but we’ve finally met in person in Budapest. She was a great roommate, later on a friend, and I’m glad to say that we are still in contact to this very day.

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IEMDC

During the conference in Chicago, I’ve met some of the finest experts in engineering, with whom I engaged in conversation and exchanged contact information. We talked a lot about subjects related to my current work and in general my area of expertise. I’ve learned a lot from those people and those conversations were a great source of experience. Especially, I’m glad I had a chance to met people like Mr. Mpanda Augustin from France and Mr. Geoff Klempner from Canada. As I sad earlier, we’ve exchanged contact information and maintain contact, there is still more for me to learn from them. Continue reading University of Sarajevo Student Branch IAS Chapter visits IEMDC

DUTh SB IAS Chapter: IAS Annual Meeting 2013

IAS Annual Meeting 2013

In the latest IAS Annual Meeting, we had 5 representatives. 4 of our student members (Christina-Panagiota Malliou, Christos Pnevmatikos, Galini Kondyli, Maria Sfoungatou) and our chapter’s advisor (Athanasios Karlis) had the opportunity to attend the meeting and obtain useful experience, while meeting people from all over the world.

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DUTh SB IAS Chapter: Visiting Kennedy Space Center

Visiting Kennedy Space Center

The John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is the United States launch site that has opened its doors in 1st of July 1962. The KSC is a Launch Operations Directorate and a Launch Operations Center and has been used for every NASA human space flight since December 1968 and continues to manage and operate unmanned rocket launch facilities for the U.S.

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DUTh SB IAS Chapter: 1st Region 8 Mediterranean Student Branch IAS Chapter Workshop

1st Region 8 Mediterranean Student Branch IAS Chapter Workshop

On December 14 and 15 2013, the “1st Region 8 Mediterranean Student Branch IAS Chapter Workshop” took place in Rome, Italy. The workshop was organized by the Sapienza University of Rome SBC. The DUTh IAS SB had 4 representatives, 3 student members and the Chapter’s advisor, professor Karlis.

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