Foreign Scholars Speak at Students’ Event

Distinguished lectures including; Prof. Dr. Atif Samim (Saudi Arabia), Prof. Dr. Cristiano Tomassoni (Italy), Prof. Dr. Carlos Lopez Martinez (Spain) and Prof. Shiban Koul (India) were the main guests during the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) – TU-K chapter workshop. They were welcomed by Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC) in charge of Academic and Student Affairs (ASA) Prof. Francis Gatheri. Dr. Mary Ahuna who is the IEEE TU-K Branch Councilor also attended.

The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) of the Technical University of Kenya student branch, on Friday 17 th May 2024 held a workshop that was addressed by distinguished academics from recognized universities globally. TU-K joined the world’s largest Technical Professional Organization IEEE, in the year 2020 and became the 7th University in Kenya to be a member of the Association. The international academics included; Prof. Atif Samim from Saudi Arabia, Prof. Cristiano Tomassoni from Italy, Prof. Carlos Lopez Martinez from Spain and Prof. Shiban Koul from India.

Various topics were addressed for example; transmission lines for high speed/high frequency integrated circuits, basics of SAR polarimetry, Additive Manufacturing: Emerging Opportunities for Microwave Components. The guests were received by Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academic and Student Affairs (ASA), Prof. Francis Gatheri who noted that the visit was important to the university. He informed them that TU-K was looking forward to more collaborations in its pursuit to remain a leading university of technology in Kenya.

He thanked IEEE for providing the latest models of training in continuing education in engineering, technology and therefore ensuring that technologists stay relevant in their fast-changing industries.

Prof. Samim explained that the institute will offer an enabling environment for the technological community to share information that will help students acquire knowledge and skills on critical, game-changing innovations in the emerging fields of Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Computing, sustainable energy and much more.

He emphasised that IEEE was committed to fostering an environment of collaboration and engagement in support of its members by championing emerging technologies and embracing key challenges. This, he added, will ensure that members will have an impact in the world and therefore making it more prosperous.

Also present was IEEE TU-K Branch Councilor, Dr. Mary Ahuna, who noted that the branch echoes TU-K’s readiness to lead the next technological revolution. The Branch comprises students and staff from the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment (FEBE) and Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology (FAST). DSC 0250

 IEEE TU-K branch covers different areas among them; Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering and Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Information and Communication Technologies, Aerospace & Defense, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Information Technology, and many others.


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Conference Announcement and Call for Papers 

The Technical University of Kenya in partnership with Exploring Visual Cultures will be hosting the 4th International Conference from November 27th to 29th, 2024 at the Edge Convention Centre, Nairobi. The theme of the conference is AI Media Innovations, Applications, Visual Culture, Challenges, and Future Trends. The call for papers is out and the deadline for submission of abstracts is on 31st May, 2024.

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