IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE’s highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. Vision of IEEE is to be essential to the global technical community and to technical professionals everywhere, and to be universally recognized for the contributions of technology and of technical professionals in improving global conditions. IEEE creates an environment where members collaborate on world-changing technologies – from computing and sustainable energy systems, to aerospace, communications, robotics, healthcare, and more. IEEE has more than 426,000 members – about a quarter of them being students, in more than 160 countries. It is indeed proud to note that India stands second – only next US, in terms of IEEE members and stands first in terms of student members. There are 334 IEEE Sections spread over ten geographic Regions worldwide and there are 2,116 Chapters uniting local members with similar technical interests. Students are active and equal partners of IEEE with 2,669 student branches at colleges and universities in 80 countries. IEEE published more than 3.5 million documents in its Xplore Digital Library, has more than 1,671 standards and projects under development and publishes approximately 180 highly acclaimed transactions, journals, and magazines. More information can be accessed at http://www.ieee.org/
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Incorporated (IEEE) is a non-profit corporation, incorporated in the state of New York on 16 March 1896. The purpose of the IEEE is to engage exclusively in scientific and educational activities within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, directed toward the advancement of the theory and practice of electrical, electronics, communications and computer engineering, as well as computer science, the allied branches of engineering and the related arts and sciences, which benefit the engineering profession and the public. As authorized by the IEEE Board of Directors, the IEEE Member and Geographic Activities Board (known as IEEE Regional Activities Board prior to 1 January 2008) approved the establishment and boundaries of the IEEE Uttar Pradesh Section on 11 May 1992. The Uttar Pradesh Section conducts activities which assist the local IEEE members to enhance their professional careers and their communities.
The Uttar Pradesh Section is located in Region 10, and is represented at the India Council. The Section was formed on 11 May 1992. Prior to that, Uttar Pradesh had been a sub-section under the Delhi Section since 28 December 1970, and those section officers listed prior to 1992 were for the sub-section.
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is a distinguished University at the International level. It was founded by a great social reformer Sir Syed Ahmed Khan in the form of Mohammedan Anglo Oriental College (MAO) in 1875. Later on in 1920 it was raised to the status of a Central University by An act of Parliament. The University has different faculties and more than hundred departments with about 25000 students. Over the years, the University has been providing quality education and research output. The alumni of AMU are spread throughout the World and have made their mark in every field. The university boasts of 3 MWp grid connected solar PV plant in the campus, the largest in any academic institution in India.