IEEE Islamabad Section History

IEEE Islamabad Section History
Established date 2000-02-11
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Islamabad Section

The Islamabad Section is located in Region 10, and was formed on 12 February 2000. The Islamabad Section is one of the three Sections of Pakistan. The Sections are in Lahore, Karachi, and Islamabad. Peshawar sub-section is also there in the map of IEEE in Pakistan. The Islamabad Section has a Joint Chapter of Control Society with IEEE Karachi Section.

Achievements

The IEEE Islamabad Section won the Region 10 "Outstanding Medium Section" recognition award for 2015-16.

Laiba Javed from IEEE UET Taxila Student Branch received "WIE Outstanding Student Volunteer Award" in recognition of leadership and contributions to Student Branch WIE activities in IEEE Islamabad Section.

IEEE UET Taxila Student Branch received recognition as IEEE R10 Examplary Student Branch 2016 from IEEE Membership & Geographic Activities.

IEEE Islamabad Section Executive Committee

The IEEE Islamabad Section Executive Committee


Dr. Aftab Maroof

Chairman

Dr. Muhammad Uzair Khan

Secretary/Treasurer

Dr. Mansoor Ahemd

Chair Educational Activities

Dr. Amir Qayyum

Chair Professional Activities

Chair Computer Society

Dr. Azzam ul Asar

Chair IEEE Peshawar Sub Section

Chair Power Engineering/Power Electronics

Dr. Umar Khan Khattak

Chair GRSS Chapter

Dr. M. Aamer Iqbal Bhatti

Chair IEEE Islamabad-Lahore-Karachi [Joint Sections Control Systems Society]

Dr. Muhammad Ahmed Chaudhry

Chair Membership Development

Air Cdre (R) Dr. Khalid

Chair AESS Islamabad Section

Dr. Zohaib Iqbal

Chair Electronic Communications

Mr. Ahsan Farouqi

Chair Student Activities

Dr. Durdana Habib

Chair WIE Affinity Group

Miss Umay Salma

Section Student Representative

History

The IEEE Islamabad Sub-Section was founded on August 5th, 1998, at the conference hall of the Pakistan Engineering Council, Islamabad - the scenic capital of Pakistan. In this inaugural meeting, Dr. Muhammad Akbar was elected its first chairman. Professor Muhammad Zafrullah and Engr. Shahab Hussain were elected as secretary and assistant secretary respectively.

This was necessitated by the growing number of members in Region 10. It will serve as the center of all professional activities of IEEE in the capital and adjoining areas.

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