IEEE AIUB Student Branch presents “IEEE Members Orientation 2017”

On 9th February, 2017, IEEE AIUB Student Branch organized the “IEEE Members Orientation 2017” at the Auditorium, Faculty of Business Administration, AIUB. The goal of the event was to introduce IEEE and all the benefits that come with the membership.

The event begun with the opening speeches from honorable Prof. Dr. A.B.M Siddique Hossain, Dean, Faculty of Engineering; Advisor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; followed by Prof. Md. Abdur Rahman, Director, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB; Advisor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; and Prof. Dr. Md. Abdul Mannan, Head of the Undergraduate Program, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB. Later Prof. M. Tanseer Ali, Counselor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, presented the token of appreciation to them on behalf of the branch.

After a small video presentation, Shabab Iqbal, Webmaster, IEEE Bangladesh Section; Chapters and Societies Chair, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, took the stage and provided his broad and detailed presentation on IEEE. During his presentation he covered everything starting from the history of IEEE to how all the Regions are distributed and classified. Following him was, Thasina Tabashum, Webmaster, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, who talked about the exclusive competitions that are available to the members, namely the IEEE madC and IEEE Xtreme.

Later to take the stage was Nasim Al Islam, Treasurer (2016), IEEE Young Professionals Bangladesh Section; Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, who talked about his contribution to the branch and also answered a couple of questions from the crowd. Following him was Fakrul Islam Tushar, Chair, Chapters and Affinity Group Development, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, talked about how IEEE has helped him and also discussed about the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS). Next to take the stage was Farhana Alam, Chair, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; Membership Development Coordinator, IEEE Bangladesh Section WIE Affinity Group, who talked about the WIE Affinity Group, explaining how WIE help the women in engineering and what benefits come from the membership.

After a small interactive quiz session and a video presentation showing all branch achievements from the year 2016, next to take the stage was Nahid Hasan, Secretary, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; Electronic Communications Coordinator, IEEE Young Professionals Bangladesh Section, who discussed how he got into IEEE and how it helped to be where he is today. Followed him was Jubaear Alam, Chair, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, talked what IEEE meant to him and how the entire journey throughout the years have helped him in the professional world. He later introduced the entire executive board for the year 2016 to the new members of 2017.

Later followed the cultural session of the event which started out with a mime act followed by raffle draw carried out by Shams Shad Rafi, Chair, IEEE Young Professionals Bangladesh Section, and then the cultural session was concluded by a musical performance. Finally, after the cultural session, Chowdhury Akram Hossain, Secretary, IEEE Bangladesh Section; Advisor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; and Md. Saniat Rahman Zishan, Newsletter Editor (2016), IEEE Bangladesh Section; Advisor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, took the stage and announced the new executive board for the year 2017 and introduced them to the new members of the year 2017 and then finally concluded the event with a photo session.

The event was graced by the presence of Prof. Dr. A.B.M Siddique Hossain, Dean, Faculty of Engineering; Advisor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; Prof. Md. Abdur Rahman, Director, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB; Advisor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; Prof. Dr. Md. Abdul Mannan, Head of the Undergraduate Program, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB; , Chowdhury Akram Hossain, Secretary, IEEE Bangladesh Section; Advisor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; and Md. Saniat Rahman Zishan, Newsletter Editor (2016), IEEE Bangladesh Section; Advisor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; Kazi Ahmed Asif Fuad, Publicity Coordinator (2016), IEEE Bangladesh Section; Motivator, IEEE AIUB Student Branch;  Shams Shad Rafi, Chair, IEEE Young Professionals Bangladesh Section; Nasim Al Islam, Treasurer (2016), IEEE Young Professionals Bangladesh Section; Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB.