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:
IEEE CASEDCOM 2010
( 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
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
III. IEEE COMSOC SPAC 2010
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
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: http://ewh.ieee.org/r10/calcutta/comsoc