Amazing Growth of PES Student Branch Chapters

We feel proud to say that the PES became the first IEEE Society to achieve +10,000 IEEE SB Chapter members in December 2021. PES achieved 14,036 PES student/GSM on December 31, 2021. PES became the first and only one IEEE Society to achieve +14,000 IEEE Society student/GSM members in the IEEE history. PES became the IEEE Society with the largest IEEE Society professional chapter and IEEE Society SB Chapter in number of members in comparison with all IEEE Societies on December 31, 2021. The following chapters were the largest IEEE Society professional and student chapters (R1-10) in 2021:

  • BMS College of Engineering PES/Sensors Council SB Chapter with 519 PES student/GSM
  • PES Kerala Chapter with 4,445 PES professional and student/GSM members

Thanks to Thiago Ribeiro de Alencar, 2019-2021 PES CSAC (Chapters Student Activities Committee) Chair, and the whole 2021 PES CSAC team and 2019-2020 PES CSAC team for the dynamic effort.

PES achieved the following results on PES student membership and PES SB Chapters by December 31, 2021:

  • 1st global position in number of IEEE Societies student members;
  • 2nd global position in number of IEEE Societies GSM (Graduate Student members);
  • 1st global position in number of IEEE Societies student member and GSM members;
  • 1st global position (IEEE SIGHT membership) in number of IEEE Societies student members;
  • 2nd global position (IEEE SIGHT membership) in number of IEEE Societies GSM;
  • 1st global position (IEEE SIGHT membership) in number of IEEE Societies student/GSM members;
  • 1st global position (IEEE WIE membership) in number of IEEE Societies student members;
  • 1st global position (IEEE WIE membership) in number of IEEE Societies GSM;
  • 1st global position (IEEE WIE membership) in number of IEEE Societies student/GSM members;
  • 1st global position (IEEE Society Female members) in number of IEEE Societies student members (Female);
  • 2nd global position (IEEE Society Female members) in number of IEEE Societies GSM (Female);
  • 1st global position (IEEE Society Female members) in number of IEEE Societies student/GSM members (Female) members.

The PES SB Chapter activities had the following growth rates based on 2021 and 2019 PES HPSBCP (High Performing Student Branch Chapter Program) editions:

  • 26.34% growth in number of PES SB Chapters (from 378 to 515 PES SB Chapters) from December 31, 2018 and December 31, 2021.
  • 69.57% growth in number of PES SB Chapter members (from 6,266 to 10,625 PES student/GSM) fromĀ  December 31, 2018 and December 31, 2021.
  • 700% growth in the website language options to PES student opportunities and activities with PES CSAC website (from 1 to 8 website language options) from December 31, 2018 and December 31, 2021.
  • 26.04% growth the number of PES SB chapter annual reports (from 96 to 121 reports);
  • 32.14% growth the number of PES HPSBCP reports (from 84 to 111 reports);
  • 109.49% growth in PES Technical activities (from 4.32 to 9.05 activities in each PES SB Chapter);
  • 117.04% growth in PES Retention activities in your PES SB chapter (from 1.35 to 2.93 activities in each PES SB Chapter);
  • 105.56% growth in PES STEP (Student Transition and Elevation Partnership) activities (from 0.54 to 1.11 activities in each PES SB Chapter);
  • 307.65% growth in PES volunteers recognized by PES SB chapter (from 1.83 to 7.46 activities in each PES SB Chapter);
  • 23.96% growth in PES WiP activities (from 0.96 to 1.19 activities in each PES SB Chapter);
  • 18.07% growth in PES humanitarian activities (from 0.83 to 0.98 activities in each PES SB Chapter);
  • 188.46% growth in PES Day activities (from 0.78 to 2.25 activities in each PES SB Chapter);
  • 88.48% growth in PES Educational activities (from 2.43 to 4.58 activities in each PES SB Chapter);
  • 85.85% growth in conference activities organized or attended (from 2.12 to 3.94 activities in each PES SB Chapter);
  • 85.94% growth in PES eNews Update article submissions (from 0.64 to 1.19 articles in each PES SB Chapter);
  • 230.28% growth in other PES activities (from 1.42 to 4.69 activities in each PES SB Chapter);

The following figure 1 shows an overview of the PES SB Chapter activities growth.

Dr. Thiago Ribeiro de Alencar
PES CSAC Chair (2019-2021)