Mysuru, November 21:- The Department of Information Science and Engineering of GSSSIETW, Mysuru, had organised a virtual inauguration of “GSSSIETW-IEEE Computer Society Student Chapter (SBC17861C)” on Friday (November 20).
The event was inaugurated in the presence of chief guest Dr Geetha Manjunath, founder and CEO of Niramai Health Analytix, past chair IEEE Computer Society Bengaluru chapter.
Vishwas Lakkundi, Chair, IEEE Computer Society, Bengaluru Chapter; Dr M Shivakumar, Principal, GSSSIETW, Mysuru; Dr Reshma Banu, IEEE Computer Society Branch Advisor, professor and head, Department of ISE and staff were present.
Madhushree R of 7th Semester, Department of ISE, GSSSIETW, rendered the invocation. Rashika S, Student Chair, IEEE Computer Society Chapter, Department of ISE, introduced the chief guest.
Dr Reshma Banu who welcomed the dignitaries and the gathering, highlighted the importance of “GSSSIETW-IEEE Computer Society Student Chapter (SBC17861C)”. The event was coordinated by Anand M, IEEE coordinator and assistant professor, Department of ISE.
Addressing the participants, Dr Geetha Manjunath emphasised the importance of IEEE Computer Society Student Chapter which provides a platform for students of various streams of IT to showcase their talent, present their work, share and exchange ideas with their counterparts.
She also mentioned it was a proud moment for her to be a part of “GSSSIETW-IEEE Computer Society Student Chapter (SBC17861C)” e-inaugural function. She advised the students to address real-world problems and bring a solution to make this world a better place to live. She also emphasised about the incident which motivated her to start Nirmai Health Analytix, a start-up developing a novel breast cancer screening solution.
Dr Geetha Manjunath assured to help students in solving the real-world problems. She congratulated Dr Reshma Banu for establishing IEEE Computer Society.
Vishwas Lakkundi gave the opening remarks and overview of IEEE Computer Society activities. He mentioned about the events which are being conducted by IEEE-Computer Society Bangalore Chapter, to name a few HackBout, GirlGeek, GirlGeek Hack and summer course and emphasised on how women are being supported and motivated to be the part of the tech world. He also motivated and encouraged students to be active participants.
Dr Shivakumar highlighted the importance of students participating in the IEEE events and gaining scholarships and funding’s from IEEE which provides a stimulating environment for their professional growth and advised the students to adapt to the fast-changing technologies.
Vote of thanks was proposed by Meghana S, 5th semester, Department of ISE. Tasmia Khan, secretary, IEEE Computer Society, 7th semester, Department of ISE, was the Master of the Ceremony. (MR)