IEEE Alexandria Student Branch (IEEE AlexSB) was founded in the academic year 2000/2001. Since then, the Branch has been one of the most active branches established under Egypt's Local Section.
IEEE AlexSB Vision statment: We want every Egyptian Engineer to be knowledgeable, self-motivated, professional, creative, visionary, innovative, always up-to-date, and competently playing their role in shaping the future of science and technology.
IEEE AlexSB strategy is to handle several activities and facilitate services for IEEE members and Faculty of Engineering students getting them to cope with the new technologies emerging everywhere.
IEEE AlexSB annually organizes a wide range of events, conferences, and long-term programs, such as Interact with Today’s World, EDM, Just Graduated, and Protons.
Interact with Today's World (ITW): It is the largest IEEE Student Professional Awareness Conference (SPAC) in Alexandria and Egypt. It holds a series of technical talks and workshops in various fields of engineering and technology. ITW is annually held at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, where sessions are presented by prominent local and international speakers.
In 2016, ITW was recognized as a Gold Medal winner of the Darrel Chong Student Activity Award, an award created and given by IEEE to recognize and reward the efforts put by an IEEE Student Branch in holding an exemplary student activity with the goal of developing and improving the mindset of our students.
EDM: EDM is one of IEEE AlexSB’s annual Mega Events that focuses on Entrepreneurship field, and learning basic business skills. It helps you form an idea and walks you along the process of creating your own startup.
In 2017, EDM was recognized as a Silver Medal winner of the Darrel Chong Student Activity Award.
Just Graduated: Graduating is not the end of the road, it’s the start of a new one. The most challenging obstacle you’ll meet on the way is figuring out the next step.Just Graduated will help you be prepared for any challenges you may face and keep pace with today’s labor market.
Attendees will go through comprehensive sessions and workshops that’ll help them gain essential skills and give them an all-inclusive view of all the career tracks they may follow.
Protons: Protons is a scientific engineering-based program targeting school students with different backgrounds. It is aimed at middle and senior school students with the passion to learn and the courage to follow their dreams.
In addition to the previous activities, IEEE AlexSB annually organizes a series of visits to several factories, exhibitions, and conferences to keep students up-to-date with the current fast-evolving technologies and raise their general awareness.The organized visits included: ELECTRICX POWER, CAIRO ICT, Egyptian Engineering Day, MacTech, Mercedes-Benz Factory, Engineerex: Expo & Conference, Toshiba, El-Kuraymat.
Besides, IEEE AlexSB organizes a variety of seminars, targeted towards raising the awareness of engineering students, where several technical and non-technical fields are discussed. The organized seminars included:Research Awareness, Studying Masters/PhD Abroad, IoT Industry, Programmers’ Opportunities in the 21st Century, Renewable Energy Sources, Organic Transistors, Ethical Hacking, Ruby on Rails & Android Mobile Applications Development, and many more.
· 2008 and 2009: Darrel Chong, Silver Medal for ITW
· 2010: IEEE Regional Exemplary Student Branch Award - Second Place, Regional Website Contest.
· 2011: IEEE Regional Exemplary Student Branch Award - Second Place, Regional Website Contest.
· 2012: IEEE Regional Exemplary Student Branch Award.
· 2013: IEEE Regional Exemplary Student Branch Award - Seventeenth Place, IEEEXtreme 7.0 - Second Place, Regional Website Contest.
· 2014: IEEE Regional Exemplary Student Branch Award - Darrel Chong, Silver Medal for Protons.
· 2015: First Place, Global Website Contest - First Place, Regional Website Contest.
· 2016: Darrel Chong, Gold Medal for ITW.
· 2017: IEEE Regional Exemplary Student Branch Award - Darrel Chong, Silver Medal for EDM.