IEEE City Robotics Launch

27th October 2021

IEEE Launch Event – A New Beginning: IEEE City, University of London Chapter Kick-Starts with Enthusiasm

In a momentous occasion, the IEEE has officially welcomed students at City, University of London, opening doors to a world of opportunities and innovation. With the unwavering support of the university, the IEEE branch is set to become a hub for students to cultivate ground-breaking ideas that contribute to the community and address global challenges.

The inauguration event, held at the B200 Lecture Theatre on October 27th, 2021, marked a significant milestone for the IEEE chapter. Attendees were treated to insights into the plans and activities of the two chapters, Photonics and SMC (Systems, Man, and Cybernetics). The event reached new heights with the esteemed presence of Dr. Lee Crudgington, the IEEE Student Activities Coordinator, who shared valuable perspectives on the vast opportunities available through the IEEE.

A Platform for Change: Recognizing the pivotal role engineers play in driving impactful change, the IEEE at City, University of London, is dedicated to fostering innovation, particularly in the realm of green technology to combat global warming. This commitment reflects the societal responsibility that comes with being engineers, emphasizing the importance of sustainable solutions for the betterment of our planet.

Dr. Crudgington’s Wisdom: Dr. Crudgington’s presence added an extra layer of significance to the event. His insights into the extensive opportunities offered by the IEEE illuminated the potential for students to engage in a global network of professionals and experts. The IEEE, under his guidance, is not just an organization; it’s a gateway to a world of knowledge, collaboration, and growth.

The event marked more than just an introduction; it symbolized a new beginning for students at City, University of London. With the IEEE now an integral part of the academic landscape, students have a dedicated platform to explore, innovate, and contribute to the world of technology and engineering.

As the IEEE at City, University of London, embarks on this exciting journey, the call goes out to all interested parties. The diverse team welcomes individuals passionate about making a difference. Whether it’s through the Photonics or SMC chapter, there are endless opportunities to be part of this transformative movement.

The inauguration event at City, University of London, was more than just an opening ceremony; it was the commencement of a journey towards innovation, collaboration, and positive change. The IEEE chapter’s commitment to green technology and its alignment with global challenges sets the stage for a promising future. As the doors of opportunity swing wide open, students are invited to join this dynamic community and be part of a movement that transcends borders, bringing about a new era of technological advancement and societal impact.

Written by: Thiban Jeyaratnam