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IEEE ComSoc Calcutta Chapter : 2010 Activities : Brief Report

With the approval of IEEE RAB Committee, the IEEE ComSoc Calcutta Chapter (affiliated to the IEEE Calcutta Section) had been formed on Oct. 13, 2003 and the Chapter is fully active now.

The activities of the Chapter for the year 2010 is summarized below:

I.  Out-Reach Program

(i)  NCMicroCom-2010 : Feb 19 & 20 :BIET, Suri

(ii) Photonic Crystals : 26 Feb. 2010
Kalyani Govt. Engg. College, Nadia District, West Bengal.

Tltle of the Lecture
Photonic Crystals - A New Frontier in Modern Optical Communication

Mr. Shounak Dasgupta
Research Scholar, ETCE Dept., Jadavpur University, Kolkata – 700 032.
Total  Participants:  104

II.  Educational  Program:

  •  Educational  Program #1

( Jointly with:  IEEE EDS Calcutta Chapter  and IEEE CAS Calcutta Chapter)
Theme:  Advances on Nano Electronics & Communication Systems
 Date:    March  13, 2010
Venue:  Hyatt  Regency  Kolkata, Salt Lake city      
No. of  Participants:  Total  = 130

  •  Educational  Program:  #2

IEEE  ComSoc  Distinguished Lecturer  Tour 2010 : DLT - 2010
Speaker:  Dr.Bhumip Khasnabish, IEEE  ComSoc  Distinguished  Lecturer
Lecture on:“Converged Services and a New Generation of Networking"

Date:    July  17, 2010
Venue:  Tata Consultancy  Services (TCS), Salt Lake city      
No. of  Participants:  Total  = 115 


Students Professional Awareness Conference (SPAC): Sep. 21, 2010
Theme : Bluetooth Communication for the Automotive Infotainment World
Speakers: Pinaki  Sengupta  and  Anirban  Roy
                     (Wipro  Technologies,  Kolkata)
Venue : CMATER Hall, Room No.: T-3-11, Dept. CSE
Jadavpur University (JU), Kolkata - 700032.
No. of  Participants:  Total = 40

IV.  Conference:

  • Name of the Program: 

IEEE  CASCOM  Post Graduate Students Paper Conference  2010
                                                        ( Jointly with:  IEEE CAS Calcutta Chapter)
Date:  Nov. 27, 2010         
Venue:  Dr. K. P. Basu Memorial  Hall, Jadavpur  University Campus, Kolkata-700032
No. of  Participants:  Total = 75

V.  Administrative  Meetings:  03

VI.  Additional  Info.:

(i)  IEEE Communications Society (COMSOC) Calcutta Chapter from the Asia Pacific (AP) Region is one among the four COMSOC chapters which has been selected as a winner for 2010 Communications Society Chapter Achievement Award (CAA) by the COMSOC HQ. IEEE has approved  the honorarium of (USD 1000) for each of the chapters which won the CAA. It may be noted that ComSoc Calcutta Chapter had won the CAA in the year 2005 and 2008 also. Further, the ComSoc Calcutta Chapter had won the Chapter of the Year (CoY) Award in 2008.

(ii)  The Chapter website  has been operational  and can be accessed at the URL:



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