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Merry Christmas and Season’s Greetings!

The Politecnico di Torino IEEE Student Branch would like to say Merry Christmas and Season’s Greetings to all of our members and followers. See you in the new year for new exiting event. Stay Tuned, and continue to follow us!


Maria-Alexandra Paun, IEEE Switzerland Chair, on the IEEE

The Student Branch is preparing new exciting events for the coming year. Doing that we encounter Dr. Maria-Alexandra Paun, the Chair of the IEEE Switzerland Section. We met her at the EPFL campus, in Lausanne. We decided to ask her some interesting questions to understand better what really means IEEE in her opinion. Dr Maria-Alexandra Paun is currently a researcher…


Welcoming Benedetto Vigna!

It was an honour for us to welcome Benedetto Vigna, STMicroelectronics President, Analog, MEMS and Sensors Group. He presented to the large and interested Politecnico di Torino IEEE Student Branch audience his Distinguish Lecture on Innovation in Big Companies. He teach us that the innovation starts with a good idea, but it can only go forward if the corresponding product roadmap…


Federico Faggin: a nobody who created the CPU

On September 26, in Pisa, Federico Faggin was awarded of the IEEE Italy Section Honorary Award 2018. Federico Faggin, is widely known (but sometimes forgotten) for designing the first commercial microprocessor. He led the 4004 project and the design group during the first five years of Intel’s microprocessor effort. Most importantly, Faggin created in 1968, while working at Fairchild Semiconductor,…


The IEEE Day has arrived!

It was back in 1884 when for the first time engineers from all over the world gathered to share their technical ideas, founding the AIEE (American Institute of Electrical Engineers), which in 1963 became our IEEE. In 1884 among the founders there were scientists like Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison and their mind still lives in our community, inspiring all…


An important award for our IEEE Student Branch!

The Politecnico di Torino Student IEEE Branch has been awarded the prize as ‘Most Improved Student Branch’ of the IEEE Italy Section. The award acknowledges and gratifies the efforts made in the last year to establish, also in our university, an association that groups all the students enrolled in the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers). Vincenzo Randazzo (Ph.D….


IEEEmadC 2018 Idea Stage

Think you can code? IEEEmadC The prizes are now officially announced; do you want to win the 1st prize? It’s time to submit an outstanding idea! The IEEEmadC (Mobile Application Development Contest) is back and waiting for your ideas! IEEEmadC is an open challenge and a global opportunity for any student, who has passion to change people lives and shape…


2018 IEEE Annual Election

The 15th of August balloting for the 2018 IEEE Annual Election has begun, and we hope all the member will take the time to exercise their vote and help choose the future direction of IEEE as an organisation. The Politecnico di Torino IEEE Student Branch wishes the best of luck to all the candidates, Life Fellow Toshio Fukuda, Fellow Vincenzo…


IEEE SB PoliTO at ISCAS2018

The IEEE Politecnico di Torino Student Branch participated actively at the ISCAS 2018 conference, held in Florence at the end of May. The International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) is the flagship conference of the IEEE Circuits and Systems (CAS) Society and the world’s premier networking and exchange forum for researchers in the highly active fields of theory, design…


May has been a busy month for the IEEE SB PoliTo!

May has been a busy month. The Student Branch proposed a seminar on the MEMS technology, featuring speaker from Politecnico di Torino, which exposed their work in this endearing topic. The visit of Dr. Ghanshyam Singh, IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecturer, was a great occasion to show us the world of the photonic integrated devices: the technology for next generation telecom networks….