IEEE Estonia Section Board Elections on 2016 on October 14-21, 2016 were held to elect volunteers who will take over the responsibilities of section chair, secretary and treasurer for the next two years since the 1st of January 2017. The results of election, as confirmed by Election Committee: Urmet Jänes (chair), Innar Liiv, Madis Listak, are following:
Chair: Peeter Ellervee
Secretary: Maie Bachmann
Treasurer: Reeno Reeder
13 teams took part of this year anniversary IEEEXteme programming competition, 8 from Tallinn University of Technology and 5 from University of Tartu (one team was formed in Narva College of UT). The result was impressive because a team – VertexCover from UT reached to the 1st place in leaderboard, sharing the same score with teams from Switzerland, Iran and Australia! Three teams from UT were in the fist hundred, three teams from TUT in the second hundred, meaning that about half of teams were good enough to belong to the top 10% of participants around the globe.
Great job, Estonian teams (ordered according to place in leaderboard): VertexCover, eSchmetterlinge, Enceladus, singleSpace, 50MoreLinesOfCode, SuperFly, TheEbony, TheTeamTeam, CodeZal, suvakas, ChildrenCoding and NarvaCollegeCode!
Dark night, the competition has just begun. Tallinn teams at 3:35
The leaderboard. The very top.
K. Tammemäe 24.10.2016
Happy IEEE Day 2016!
On 4th of October the members of IEEE around the globe are celebrating the IEEE Day with number of inspiring events, competitions and gatherings.
In Tallinn, many of the IEEE members are busy with Baltic Electronic Conference which is in all terms proper event to celebrate the IEEE Day too.
In addition, Student branches and WIE of TUT SB might have something special in their agenda!
Also, one more of IEEE events is approaching – IEEEXtreme 24h programming contest on 22th of October. Several student teams have already registered as the deadline is closing (14th of October). The aim – to repeat success of previous competitions and get into the list the first hundred of the best programmers teams in the world.
Let the IEEE Day be something contextually important for everyone on our path for Advancing technology for humanity!
Registration to IEEE Estonia Section traditional Summer Seminar on 19-20 August, 2016 is open.
It is our anniversary seminar – IEEE Estonia Section will become 10 years old!
The first part of seminar will take place at TUT Virumaa College, located in Kohtla-Järve, on 19th of August. Evening and the next day will be in Saka Manor near to Kohtla-Järve.
Accommodation (limited places!) will be in Saka Manor (http://www.saka.ee/).
Event description (program, presentations, etc.) is h e r e.
Deadline for registration is 31th of July 2016.
Participation is free for IEEE members, for others the cost will be calculated during registration.
For additional details of the event please contact section officers.
Bio-Photonics: Development of revolutionary tools for cancer diagnostics based on advanced analysis of coherent light scattering and polarization-based imaging
Thursday, June 16th 2016 at 14:00, TUT auditorium U02-307
Also other activities carried on in OPEM Laboratory of Univ. of Oulu will be discussed, e.g.:
- Organic solar cells and organic LEDs by additive deposition and printing technologies, memristors and microlens arrays, novel characterization tools for thin film structures, synchronized thermography method and Printed Intelligence Research group (within
Printocent industrial cluster)
- Reliable cost-effective food quality screening, personalized e-health system, novel miniaturized biosensors and health monitoring via wireless communication, functional non-invasive brain imaging with optics-based tools, multi-modal data acquisition approach for medical diagnosis, nano anti-Stokes luminophores (NAL) technology for cancer detection etc.
- Active role of OPEM laboratory in different R&D networks like, e.g. Biophotonics4Life Worldwide consortium and Baltic Sea Research Network NanoPhoto
Prof. Igor Meglinski is Senior member of IEEE, Fellow of SPIE, Fellow of the Institute of Physics (UK), Node Leader of Biophotonics4Life Consortium (Head of Lab. of Optoelectronics and Measurement Techniques OPEM, Univ. of Oulu, FI. He is author or co-author of more than 220 research publications, he has been invited or plenary session speaker in more than 200 international scientific meetings. His previous appointments before 2014 have been Saratov State University (RU), Univ. of Pennsylvania (USA), Univ. of Exeter (UK), Cranfield Univ. (UK), and Univ. of Otago (NZ).