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<p>IEEE Karachi Section have an eventful year of 2009.&nbsp; We held two professional IEEE&nbsp;conferences - '''2nd IEEE IC4 '''at Pakistan Navy Engineering College, Karachi in February 2009&nbsp;and other was&nbsp;'''IEEE ICICT&nbsp;2009''' organized by IBA Karachi and held at Hotel Ramada International, Karachi on&nbsp;15-16 August 2009.</p>
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<p>IEEE Karachi Section have an eventful year of 2009.&nbsp; We held two professional IEEE&nbsp;conferences - '''2nd IEEE IC4 '''at Pakistan Navy Engineering College, Karachi in February 2009&nbsp;and other was&nbsp;'''IEEE ICICT&nbsp;2009''' organized by IBA Karachi and held at Hotel Ramada International, Karachi on&nbsp;15-16 August 2009.&nbsp;&nbsp;IEEE Karachi Section was extended to '''Quetta, Balochistan '''yet another city and another province in form of IEEE BUITEMS Student Branch.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''IEEE Karachi Section Newsletter''' was started and launched its first issue in May 2009 designed and developed by IEEE NUCES Student Branch.&nbsp; Second issue was&nbsp;designed and developed by IEEE NEDUET Student Branch in September 2009.</p>
  
 
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<p>Students from&nbsp;IEEE Karachi Section particiapted in '''IEEE Pakistan Student Congress '''held at NUST-SEECS, Islamabad in May 2009 and in&nbsp;'''IEEE 125th Anniversary Asia-Pacific Student Congress''' held in Singare in July 2009.</p>
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<p>Students from&nbsp;IEEE Karachi Section particiapted in '''IEEE Pakistan Student Congress '''held at NUST-SEECS, Islamabad in May 2009 and in&nbsp;'''IEEE 125th Anniversary Asia-Pacific Student Congress''' held in Singare in July 2009.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''IEEE Xtreme Programming Competition 2009 '''was organized at IEEE NUCES (National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences) Student Branch on 24th October 2009.</p>
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<p>IEEE Karachi Section get two prestigeous awards in 2009&nbsp;- '''R10 Larry K . Wilson Award '''and&nbsp;'''Richard E. Merwin Scholarship '''both were achieved by Ravendar Lal, Student Volunteer of National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Karachi Campus.&nbsp;&nbsp;Won '''Bronze Honours''' in Green Technology an Innovative Idea Competition sponsored by IEEE Singapore Section Power &amp; Energy Society – in IEEE 125th Anniversary Asia-Pacific Student Congress at Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore from 16th–19th July ‘09.</p>
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<p>IEEE Karachi Section are also active part of '''IEEE GINI Project '''of IEEE Region 10.</p>
  
 
== Activities in 2010  ==
 
== Activities in 2010  ==

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Background

The IEEE Karachi Section is located in Region 10, and was formed as Sub-Section on 22 May 1978, and later on upgraded to Section on 17 July 1982. We are one of the three Sections in Pakistan - Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad. Pakistan also have a sub-section at Peshawar as well. The IEEE Karachi Section also have Chapters of Computer Society and Communication Society and Affinity Group of GOLD - Graduates of Last Decade.

In 2010, the section is in its 32nd year of working. During these times it has seen many ups and downs. The IEEE Karachi Section was very active till December 2004 and then reactivated in May 2008.

IEEE Student Entities

IEEE Karachi Section have 19 Student Entities and 4 are in process of getting their petitions approved. These include:

  1. IEEE NEDUET Student Branch, Karachi
  2. IEEE IIEE Student Branch, Karachi
  3. IEEE UIT Student Branch, Karachi
  4. IEEE NUCES (FAST) Student Branch, Karachi
  5. IEEE HIIT Student Branch, Karachi
  6. IEEE GSESIT Student Branch, Karachi
  7. IEEE MUET Student Branch, Jamshoro
  8. IEEE JUfW Student Branch, Karachi
  9. IEEE PIMSAT Student Branch, Karachi
  10. IEEE SZABIST Student Branch, Karachi
  11. IEEE Bahria University Student Branch, Karachi
  12. IEEE PNEC Student Branch, Karachi
  13. IEEE BUITEMS Student Branch, Quetta
  14. IEEE NEDUET WIE Student AG, Karachi
  15. IEEE BUITEMS WIE Student AG, Quetta 
  16. IEEE PNEC WIE Student AG, Karachi
  17. IEEE NUCES Computer Society Chapter, Karachi
  18. IEEE NUCES Communication Society Chapter, Karachi
  19. IEEE GINI Pakistan

Another four Student Entities are under review for approval from IEEE Headquarters, they are:

  1. IEEE University of Sindh Student Branch, Jamshoro 
  2. IEEE Iqra University Student Branch, Karachi 
  3. IEEE NUCES RAS Chapter, Karachi 
  4. IEEE NUCES WIE Student AG, Karachi

IEEE Karachi Section Office Bearers 

The office bearers of IEEE Karachi Section for 2010 are:

Parkash Lohana - Chair [parkash@ieee.org]

Muhammad Shahab Siddiqui - Vice Chair [shahab.siddiqui@ieee.org]

Muhammad Yasir Khan - Secretary [myasir@ieee.org]

Shoaib Feroz - Treasurer [shoaib.feroz@ieee.org]

Activities in 2009

IEEE Karachi Section have an eventful year of 2009.  We held two professional IEEE conferences - 2nd IEEE IC4 at Pakistan Navy Engineering College, Karachi in February 2009 and other was IEEE ICICT 2009 organized by IBA Karachi and held at Hotel Ramada International, Karachi on 15-16 August 2009.  IEEE Karachi Section was extended to Quetta, Balochistan yet another city and another province in form of IEEE BUITEMS Student Branch.  IEEE Karachi Section Newsletter was started and launched its first issue in May 2009 designed and developed by IEEE NUCES Student Branch.  Second issue was designed and developed by IEEE NEDUET Student Branch in September 2009.

Students from IEEE Karachi Section particiapted in IEEE Pakistan Student Congress held at NUST-SEECS, Islamabad in May 2009 and in IEEE 125th Anniversary Asia-Pacific Student Congress held in Singare in July 2009.  IEEE Xtreme Programming Competition 2009 was organized at IEEE NUCES (National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences) Student Branch on 24th October 2009.

IEEE Karachi Section get two prestigeous awards in 2009 - R10 Larry K . Wilson Award and Richard E. Merwin Scholarship both were achieved by Ravendar Lal, Student Volunteer of National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Karachi Campus.  Won Bronze Honours in Green Technology an Innovative Idea Competition sponsored by IEEE Singapore Section Power & Energy Society – in IEEE 125th Anniversary Asia-Pacific Student Congress at Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore from 16th–19th July ‘09.

IEEE Karachi Section are also active part of IEEE GINI Project of IEEE Region 10.

Activities in 2010

These officers took their charge on February 18, 2010 in the Annual General Meeting 2009 held at DA Sunset Club, Karachi. We look forward for better IEEE Karachi Section in 2010. The IEEE Karachi Section celeberated IEEE 125th Anniversary Celebrations at Iqra University, Karachi on February 20, 2010. Also extending its horizon of Student Branches to another city - Nawabshah (QUEST). The IEEE Karachi Section already exists in Karachi, Jamshoro, and Quetta, which are the cities of Sindh and Balochistan Provinces.

The IEEE Karachi Section is participating in Connect IT 2010 to be held during May 08-10, 2010 at Karachi Expo Centre, Karachi, Pakistan.

IEEE Geographic Unit Organizing Document - Karachi