The second IAS (Industrial Application Society) student chapter in IEEE Egypt Section was officially approved on the 17th of March 2016 for Cairo AAST. The application of forming the chapter was considered as a role model in IEEE region 8 of the applications of all student branches and chapters.
The IAS chapter in Egypt started with only 24 members and now it has 75 members. The chapter’s main focus is empowering industry related projects to see the light. There are currently 2 active student chapters under the main IAS chapter. The first IAS student chapter was formed last October in “October High Institute” (OHI), the second was AAST & the third in IAS is also under construction for El Gezira Higher Institute of engineering and technology (EGI SB).
The first industry competition of projects to industrial application will be held with 7 universities from Egypt: AAST Alex, AAST Cairo, MUST, EGI , OHI , Fayoum , and Nile University. The deadline for applying for the competition with the project proposal is May 1st 2016. You can contact Dr. Tamer Nassef ,the IAS chapter chair and send him your proposals on: Tamer@ieee.org.