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November 4-6, 2016 — IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference

2016 IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference
November 4-6, 2016 at MIT, Cambridge USA

Call for Papers/Posters/Lightning Talks
Submission Deadline: September 3rd, 2016
To submit:

Registration is now Open!
To register for the conference:

Envisioning a technical conference targeted towards undergraduate students all over the globe, last year, the MIT IEEE Student Branch inaugurated the IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference. This year we are organizing it again, with the goal that the conference will be a venue where undergraduate students can meet to present, discuss, and develop solutions to advance technology for humanity. Participants can attend a rich program with renowned speakers, technical sessions, a student design competition, exhibits, networking, and social activities, presenting a great opportunity for students to interact with leading industry experts.

The conference theme is “Meet Innovative Technology”, and the six focus technical tracks are:

  1. Machine Learning and Cloud Computing
  2. Biological and Biomedical Engineering and Technology
  3. Robotics and Automation Technology
  4. Communication and Security
  5. Wearable Technology
  6. Innovative Technologies X-Track

Authors may submit content in the form of a technical paper, poster, or lightning talk.
To submit:

All submissions must be written in English. Paper submissions must be no longer than 4 pages with minimum font of 10 point, single-spaced, and submissions may include figures, illustrations, and graphs. Abstract submissions for poster and lightning talk are limited to 500 words.

All submissions will be peer-reviewed. Submission will be online, with deadline September 3rd, 2016. Notification of acceptance will be sent via email by September 24, 2016.

A conference proceeding of all the accepted papers that have been presented at the conference may be published, and included in the IEEE Xplore. Electronic and online media containing all accepted submissions will be distributed to all registered attendees.

Student’s Accommodation:

IEEE MIT Student Branch can arrange MIT student volunteers to host visiting student attendees at the MIT resident hall. This is only available for non-MIT Students and it is free.

Please join the mailing list ( for more information and updates on the submission, technical program, registration, and accommodation.

For inquiries, please email: Alice Zhan (Chair), Helen Zhou (Vice Chair)

Best Regards,
Soon Wan
IEEE Region 1 Membership Development Chair

IEEE WIE Forum USA East Dec 1-3 Boston, MA

IEEE WIE Forum USA East (Dec. 1-3, 2016 in Boston, MA) focuses on developing and improving leadership skills for individuals at all stages of their careers.  Attendees will have the opportunity to hear inspirational and empowering talks presented by successful leaders from IEEE Northeast. Emerging technologies will also be demonstrated, engaging attendees to facilitate discussion and potential advancement of STEM outreach class ideas.

Our Mission: To inspire and empower women as leaders in engineering and technology. Through a network of more than 500 affinity groups and 15,000 members around the world, IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) directly transforms the lives of hundreds of thousands of young girls and women via pre-university outreach, technical seminars, humanitarian projects, networking events, and educational programs focused on encouraging self-realization through the core ideas of the IEEE WIE mission.

2016 IEEE Region 1 Student Conference

On behalf of the IEEE Region 1 Student Activities Committee, we would like to welcome you to the 2016 IEEE Region 1 Student Activities Conference at Central Connecticut State University on April 15-17, 2016.

The conference’s objective is to encourage lively student engagement and provide an opportunity for students to network and learn from other students from across the Region, while applying practical engineering knowledge in the various competitions. Student competitors will share in $3,650 in prize money!

The Region 1 Student Conference also provides a great opportunity for student members to network with industry professionals and IEEE volunteerleaders.