IEEE in Australia
Australia has the 7th largest number of IEEE members of any nation, standing at over 6,500 at the end of 2008. IEEE is represented in Australia through the Australia Council, seven Sections, one Sub-Section, forty-seven Chapters, nine Affinity Groups and twenty-six Student Branches.
About the Australia Council
The Australia Council was established in 1986 to serve the member Australian Sections. On behalf of the Sections, the Council:
Coordinates Australian visits of international distinguished lecturers
Liaises with other technical and professional societies at a national level
Promotes IEEE through national activities
Supports Australian hosting of major IEEE conferences
Acts or responds on behalf of Australian Sections as required from time to time
STUDENT PAPER CONTEST 2012-2013 RESULTS
The IEEE Australia Council Student Paper Contest (SPC) for postgraduate and undergraduate students offers IEEE Student members an opportunity to exercise and improve both written and verbal communication skills. Throughout an engineer’s career, the graduates are constantly called upon to communicate ideas to others. The paper contest’s primary function is to improve the engineering student’s communicative skills.
We are pleased to announce the results of the IEEE Australia Council (IEEE AC) sponsored Postgraduate Student Paper Contest 2012-2013. Thank you to all who participated in the 2012 contest. The winners are:
First Place: J. D Foster, University of Newcastle
Second: Giovanni Geraci, University of New South Wales
WIE Winner: Shama N. Islam, Australian National University
Congratulations to the winners and great work everyone!
Best Wishes from
Associate Professor Lance Fung, Chair, IEEE Australia Council 2013
Dr Ali Hellany, Student Activities Coordinator 2012
Dr Sharon Lim, Student Activities Coordinator 2013