Welcome to the New IEEE Wits Student Branch Website


Welcome to the new website of our Student Branch. This website was officially launched in July 2010 and as such is still evolving to meet the communication needs of our branch.

On this site you will find information about the IEEE and, in particular, the Wits IEEE Student Branch in the About section.

Information regarding the executive committee of the Student Branch for 2010 and 2011 is available on the Committee page.

The latest news and announcements for the branch are made on the News page and details of upcoming events and activities are published on the Events page.

The Gallery shows some pictures from the previous activities of the Student Branch.

Finally, this site also provides information about how to Join or Contact the Wits IEEE Student Branch.

Visit of 2010 IEEE President-Elect


In September 2010, the IEEE Wits Student Branch in conjunction with the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) and IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) of the IEEE South Africa Section, proudly hosted a guest lecture by the 2010 IEEE President-Elect Professor Moshe Kam.

The topic of this talk was: Decision Integration and Robot Navigation Research at Drexel University’s Data Fusion Laboratory. This event was well attended by students and staff from the university as well as visitors from industy in the Johannesburg area.

This event was made possible through the sponsorship of the IEEE South Africa Section and the School of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. The ExCom members from the Wits Student Branch were responsible for the logistics and are pictured here with Moshe Kam (2010 IEEE President-Elect) and Jacques Van Wyk (IEEE South Africa Section).

If you are interested in attending events such as this in 2011 then we encourage you to become a member of the IEEE Wits Student Branch. You can find information about how to Join or Contact the Wits Student Branch on this website.


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