IEEE ASEAN Industry Round Table Discussion on Climate Change (27 October 2023)
Forum on Energy Interconnection in Asia Pacific (3 March 2023)
On 3rd March 2023, the Forum on Energy Interconnection in Asia Pacific was organized by IEEE Asia-Pacific Region (R10), sponsored by the Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organisation (GEIDCO), and held at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam. The Forum is timely and serves as an example of a practical step to address the issue of climate change.
Professor Liang Xuming, Chief Technology Officer of GEIDCO opened the meeting and was followed by Professor Lance Fung, IEEE R10 Director, who welcomed the guests and delegates. He outlined the mission and vision of IEEE, with an overview of IEEE Region 10. He identified the alignment of objectives between IEEE and GEIDCO, and he thanked GEIDCO for the support of the forum.
IEEE R10’s Response to the Call by IEEE President, on Climate Change (21 Feb 2023)
The 2023 IEEE R10 AdHoc on Climate Change is chaired by Professor Shaikh Fattah, Bangladesh Univ. of Eng. Tech (BUET), Bangladesh, and joined by Associate Professor Nirmal Nair, University of Auckland, and Associate Professor Engr. Parkash Lohana, UIT University, Pakistan as members of the committee.
The AdHoc Committee is tasked to recommend coordination of activities in the Region, which will be aligned with the objective to addressing IEEE’s focus and direction on facing the challenge of Climate Change. The work will examine functions and objectives of various committees in R10, to evaluate and assess their roles and activities, to identify what areas are currently aligned with the Climate Change objectives, and to propose what could be done in 2023 and 2024. The AdHoc will find out how and what could be done within the existing framework and resources, and what could be done to achieve the objectives while fulfilling the mission and vision of IEEE/MGA/R10.
Professor Peng Shi is one of most highly cited researcher (Joint #7) from IEEE Region 10
Since 2014, Clarivate Analytics has presented an annual listing of scientists whose publications over the previous 10 years have included a notable number of Highly Cited Papers. Professor Peng Shi from the University of Adelaide has been recognised as one of the highest cited researchers in 2017 from the Web of Science. From the realms of engineering and computer science, Peng Shi of the University of Adelaide, Australia, reaches the list with 17 Hot Papers on the control of dynamic systems. These techniques include “sliding mode control” and other measures applied in, for example, electric drivers and robotics.
Senior Leader in Indonesia Received an International Award in Telecommunication Field
The IEEE Communications Society Award For Public Service In the Field of Telecommunications is an annual award presented to the awardee who has a major contribution to the public welfare through work in the field of telecommunications. It is with great pleasure, a Life Senior Member from Region 10 – Indonesia Section, Arnold Ph. Djiwatampu, has been awarded for the 2017 IEEE Communications Society Award For Public Service In the Field of Telecommunications, for his dedicated service as the founding Director of the ITU Bureau for Telecommunications Development (BDT), Geneva.