INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS ( IEEE)
IEEE Student Branch of Sathyabama Engineering College started in the year 1991 September.( our Institution early named as Sathyabama Engineering College). At the start itself our student branch is one of the most active branches of IEEE in Madras section and India. Branch started working with a strong vision and mission. Student Branch organizes Conferences SILICON (Sathyabama Intercollegiate Level IEEE Conference, SPAC Programmes. At the outset we started with 21 members , at the end of 1999 we had 375 student members. In 1999 we were the 5th largest branch in the world and 2nd largest in the Asia pacific region. We are very much proud to say that, we always stood one among the 30 largest branches in the world there after.Branch received Highest Student membership Awards in the year 98, 99. We are also the recipient of RAB award in the year 98, 99.
We were also one among the organizing committee & co sponsor of the STUDENT CONGRESS, 2000 organized by India council and Madras section (Theme: IT & Education), under the guidance of Er.S.A.Soundarajan, Chairman IEEE Madras section.
IEEE Student branch in our University has taken pioneering role by giving students a common platform to express their ideas, updating the knowledge of fast changing technologies of today. Our student branch Activities shows that how much we concentrate on the need of extra curricular activities in building students’ overall caliber/capability/personality etc. The effort taken by our student branch to produce proficient and competent Engineers is commendable
Awards received from IEEE
- Our student Branch counselor served as a member in IEEE Madras section in the year 99-2000 & Branch Counselor is also recipient of Outstanding Branch counselor & Advisor award in the year 1999 (ref. IEEE India Bulletin Vol.10, No.1, March2000).
- 1998 RAB Student Branch Growth Award.( Sathyabama engineering College emerged as the winner in Region 10,consisting of 194 student Branches in the Asia Pacific Region).
- The award for outstanding leadership and service to the Sathyabama Engineering College Student Branch was Awarded to Mr.Sehgiri(1998-99) ,Mr.Sriram raja Gopalan(1998-99), Mr.Sajjan Raghavan(2000-2001) and Mr.Vijat Krishna (2001-02).
- Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology received outstanding student Branch Award of Madras Section during IEEE–Day Celebration of Chennai section on Oct.8th 2010.
Our Branch also received Membership Development Award Best Branch activities Award on Feb14th 2011 from IEEE Madras Section
COMPUTER SOCIETY OF INDIA (CSI)
CSI Student of India was formed in 1965, the CSI has been instrumental in guiding the Indian IT industry down the right path during its formative years. Today, the CSI has 66 Chapters all over India, 381 Student Branches, and more than 40,000 members, including India’s most famous IT industry leaders, brilliant Scientists and dedicated Academicians. Now, you have the opportunity to be a part of this distinguished fraternity too.
The Mission of the CSI is to facilitate Research, Knowledge Sharing, Learning and Career Enhancement for all categories of IT professionals, while simultaneously inspiring and nurturing new entrants into the industry and helping them to integrate into the IT community. The CSI is also working closely with other Industry Associations, Government Bodies and Academia to ensure that the benefits of IT advancement ultimately percolate down to every single citizen of India.
The Honorable Directors Dr. Marie Johnson B.E., MBA.,Ph.D. and Mrs.Mariazeena Johnson B.E., MBA.,(Ph.D.) inaugurated the CSI Students Chapter on August 10th, 2009 with total number of 267 students of CSE and IT Department. Dr. Marie Johnson motivated the gathering by his presidential address. The function was honored by the University Vice-Chancellor, Registrar Dr.S.S.Rau, Controller of Examinations Dr.K.V.Narayanan
The Chief guest Prof.N.Ramanathan ,Regional Director (Education) Computer Society of India, delivered the inaugural address to the delegates and emphasized the importance of CSI chapter, the need for innovation and hard work among students.
INSTRUMENT SOCIETY OF INDIA ( ISOI)
The Society of Instrumentation professionals was established in the year 1970, with head quarters at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Today it has six chapters at Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Dehradun and Pune. It strives to act as a link between Academic Institutions and the Instrumentation Industry, by organizing several programs. It also conducts programs for students and Working professionals in the form of Short term courses, Symposia and Topical reviews.
The Mission of ISOI is to provide a forum for pooling the knowledge and experience of Individuals, Participants from Scientific Institutions and Industrial Organizations interested in promoting development of Instruments and Instrumentation Systems. The ISOI also act as an exchange bureau for dissemination of technical information by way of periodic and special publications, appraising the technical and scientific personnel in the Industries as well as in Research Institutions, of the requirements in the field of Instrumentation by the Industries and the Educational and Scientific Institutions mutually. ISOI also organize liaison between interested entrepreneurs with technical problems in their Instrumentation activities and the experts who offer to act as consultants and to engage in such activities as shall contribute towards promoting Instrumentation activities.
Honorable Chancellor Dr.Jeppiaar, M.A., B.L.,Ph.D.,Directors Dr. Marie Johnson B.E., MBA.,Ph.D. and Mrs.Mariazeena Johnson B.E., MBA.,(Ph.D) and the Chief Guest of the day Dr.G.Kannan, Project Director, CVRDE, Avadi inaugurated the ISOI Students Chapter on September 15th, 2008. A total number of 287 students of E&I Department haveregistered themselves under this chapter.
INDIAN SOCIETY OF REMOTE SENSING (ISRS) - Chennai Chapter
Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS) was established in 1969 as "Indian Society of Photo-interpretation" with the main objective of advancement and dissemination of remote sensing technology and education by conjunctive use of remote sensing with conventional methods in the fields of survey, planning and management of natural resources and environment by organising seminars/ symposia and by publishing journal JISRS, bulletins, proceedings, etc.
The Journal of the Society, JISRS, a quarterly publication, is the only journal in the country exclusively dealing with remote sensing technology and its applications. The Society has been organizing annual conventions and national symposia regularly since 1981, giving opportunities to the remote sensing community in the country to present their papers and discuss the problems and methods of applications of remote sensing in development and management of resources.
ISRS has 22 regional chapters covering entire India. Chennai Chapter is one among them that is functioning at Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai from the year 2008 onwards. The former President of ISRS Chennai Chapter (2008-2010) Dr. JEPPIAAR was once again unanimously elected as the president of the ISRS Executive Council – Chennai chapter for the term 2010-2012 also. The members of the Executive Council discussed about the various activities that are to be initiated for the term 2010-2012.
(L to R) Dr. M. Ramalingam, Director, IRS, Anna University, The Honorable Chancellor Dr. Jeppiaar, M.A. B.L. Ph.D., Dr. A. Ramachandaran, Director, CCC&AR, Anna University and Dr. K. Venugopal, Chief Scientist, Centre for Water Research, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology officiating the ISRS Executive council function that held on 08th of August 2010.
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF AUTOMATION (ISA)
The International Society of Automation (ISA) founded in 1945, is a leading , global, non profit organisation that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle park North Carolina, ISA develops standard; certifies industrial professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and host conferences and exhibition for automation professionals. ISA is the founding sponsor of the automation federation.The mission of ISA is to become the standard for automation globally.
ISA charter of Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology was inaugurated on 22nd September 2010 by Mr. B.Sai Ramesh, President, ISA South India Section, Asia Pacific District 14. This event was organized by Department of Electronics & Control Engineering. Mr. P.M. Kannan , Secretary ISA, Mr.S.Vijayaragavan, President Elect ISA and Dr. Ranganth Muthu , Student Advisor ISA were present on the occasion. In his Inaugural address, Mr.Sai Ramesh has underlined the need for such professional body for enhancing the knowledge of the budding engineers. The inauguration was followed by an interactive session between ISA section leaders and students.