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IEEE Accomplishments and Activities

Saurabh Sinha has been active in IEEE leadership at section, regional and global levels. As Region 8 Vice-Chair for Technical Activities (2011-present), Saurabh has succeeded in bringing higher levels of the IEEE much closer to Region 8 committees for technical chapters, conferences, standards, industry activities, educational activities and publications-related activities. In this way he has strategically developed Region 8 volunteer leadership, enabling higher quality member engagement at grassroots level.

SELECTED IEEE ACTIVITIES:

Ad Hoc Committees reporting to IEEE Board of Directors:

  • Member: IEEE-UNESCO Working Group (2012)
  • Member: IEEE Ad Hoc Committee on Activities in Africa (2012)
  • Member: IEEE Ad Hoc Committee on Humanitarian Activities (2010)

Member and Geographic Activities Board (MGA):

  • Member: Member Engagement and Life Cycle Committee (2009-2010)
  • Member: Pre-University Committee (2009)
  • MGA representative to EAB, MGA-EAB (2008-2009)

Educational Activities Board (EAB):

  • Chair: EAB Committee on Global Accreditation Activities, (2011-present)
  • Member: EAB Nominations and Appointments (N&A) Committee (2012)
  • Chair: EAB Sections Education Outreach Committee (2010)
  • Member: EAB Operating Committee and Finance Committee (2008-2009)
  • Member: EAB Continuing Professional Education Committee (2009-2010)
  • Member: EAB Pre-University Education Coordinating Committee (2009-2011)

Region 8:

  • Vice-Chair: Technical Activities (TA) (2011-2012)
  • Member: Educational Activities Subcommittee, a TA standing committee (2009)
  • Member: Student Branch Counsellor Programme, Students’ Activities Committee (SAC) (2009)
  • Member: Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Team (2006)
  • Member responsible for Membership Development & Awards, SAC (2005)

IEEE South Africa Section:

  • Chair: N&A Committee (2011-2012)
  • Section Chair (2009-2010)
  • Membership Development Officer (2005-2010)
  • Founder: Women in Engineering Affinity Group (2004)
  • Electronic Communications Officer (2003-2005)
  • GOLD Founder and Chair (2003-2004)

Society Memberships:

  • Communications Society
  • Computer Society
  • Power and Energy Society
  • Circuits and Systems Society
  • Solid-State Circuits Society

Technical Conferences:

  • General Co-Chair: IEEE AfriCon 2007 (Region 8 flagship conference)
  • Leading positions in more than ten international conferences encompassing all areas of Region 8, since 2003.

2 thoughts on “IEEE Accomplishments and Activities

  1. Saurabh, has been instrumental in the setup of the IEEE Mauritius Subsection and also in helping us bid for the IEEE AFRICON 2013. I firm believer in making things happen. He has thoroughly helped the community evolve and i believe would be a very good candidate as he has never faltered in his support of IEEE and has given a lot back to it. I wish Saurabh all the best in this challenge.

  2. Mr. Saurabh Sinha, you have a very rich biography. You have certainly made a notable difference in our region. I wish you God’s blessing in your search to contribute more to the engineering fraternity.

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