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Education Society Chapter

Welcome to the IEEE UK and Ireland Education Society Chapter.

The mission of the Education Society Chapter is to build a knowledge base and deliver training and skills that significantly increase our members’ competence and productivity, thereby enhancing their contributions to the goals of their organisation.

We aim to provide support to enterprises and members currently working in the industry in the form of  training resources and advice on how to share work and spread knowledge across the IEEE and beyond.

We will also provide support to academic institutions including to lecturers who need help with producing new material and with using novel methods to deliver their teaching and to researchers who need to communicate the technological and scientific advances in their field efficiently and who would like their research to percolate down to curricula. Finally to students who need help identifying the most worthwhile material among the numerous resources available. This will be done by both actively selecting the most appropriate pre-existing resources and by creating new, high-quality ones.

We will identify good pedagogical practice and enable lecturers and instructors to share it, create stronger connections between Industry and Academia and support STEM activities involving schools, colleges, universities and industrial partners.

Chapter Committee

  • Joint Chair: Zeyad Al-Shibaany
  • Regional Chair – Scotland: Dr Rami Ghannam
  • Committee Member:Dr Vaughan Michell, IoT Thematic Leader
  • Committee Member:Dr Bala Amavassai, Artificial Intelligence & Deep Learning Thematic Leader
  • Committee Member:Dr Rami H. Al-Hadeethi, Industrial Engineering Thematic Leader
  • Committee Member:Dr Xavier Bellekens, Cyber Security Thematic Leader
  • Committee Member:Douglas Graham, Innovation Management Thematic Leader
  • Committee Member:Ihsan Salman, Technical and Administrative Support
Zeyad Al-Sibaany
Zeyad Al-SibaanyJoint Chapter Chair
Jorge Varela Barreras
Jorge Varela Barreras Joint Chapter Chair

Upcoming Events

2407, 2020

Applications Invited For IEEE UK and Ireland STEM and Education Activity Officer

IEEE UK and Ireland is the largest Section in Region 8, and one of the largest Sections outside the US. Applications are invited from suitably experienced and qualified Section members for the role of an IEEE UK and Ireland STEM and Education Activity Officer.

2107, 2018

Education Section Chapter Seeks New Chair

The IEEE UK & Ireland Education Society Chapter is looking for a new Chair. To apply for this position, please indicate your interest by sending a vision statement and CV to Cyril Onwubiko, Section Secretary to collate for the Section Chair, Mike Hinchey. All applications must be received by 12 noon on 11th August 2018. The Section Chair will interview and appoint the successful candidate which will be notified on or before 31st August.

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