// November 2022

By Lutfa Akter - Bangladesh, Md. Saiful Islam - Bangladesh, Mohammed Imamul Hassan Bhuiyan - Bangladesh and Satya Prasad Majumder - Bangladesh

The 4th IEEE International Conference on Telecommunication and Photonics (ICTP) was held at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh during December 22-24, 2021. The Conference was organized by the IEEE ComSoc Bangladesh (BD) Chapter with the support of the Department of EEE, BUET.

By Umair Ahmed Korai - MUET, IEEE ComSoc Karachi Chapter Vice Chair

The IEEE Communication Society (ComSoc), Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET), Student Branch Chapter in collaboration with IEEE ComSoc Karachi Chapter, IEEE ComSoc Karachi Section, and QS World Merit organized a workshop titled as “Discovering the Abilities in Graduating Students Towards the Self-Assessment, Job Readiness and Job-Hunting Techniques,” on May 10, 2022, at U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W) auditorium, MUET Jamshoro, Pakistan.

By Amit Patel - IEEE North Jersey Section ComSoc Chapter Chair, USA and Damian Valles - Texas State University, WCNC Social Media Chair

Greetings from Austin, Texas. Home of this year’s world wireless event, the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (IEEE WCNC) 2022. The conference was a four-day event from April 10–13, 2022, held in person and virtually. For those who attended, the location was the beautiful Hilton Austin, located in the heart of downtown. Details about the event, keynotes, events, and topics are detailed online https://wcnc2022.ieee-wcnc.org/.

By Alan J Weissberger - IEEE GCN Correspondent and IEEE Techblog Content Manager, IEEE ComSoc SCV Chapter, CA, USA

IEEE ComSoc Santa Clara Valley Chapter (ComSocSCV) and Santa Clara University’s School of Engineering (SoE) collaborated this Spring 2022 to produce two very well received virtual webinars:

  1. OpenRAN and Private 5G — Opportunities and Challenges on March 22, 2022 and

  2. Critical Cybersecurity Issues for Cellular Networks (3G/4G, 5G), IoT, and Cloud Resident Data Centers on May 26, 2022.

By Mohamad Yusoff Alias - Chair of the IEEE Malaysia ComSoc/ VTS Joint Chapter

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, a lot of the activities that were normally held physically have to be converted to online activities instead due to movement restriction order. By 2021, online activities have become a norm and the pandemic did not stop the chapter from continuing to organize activities that were beneficial to the members and to the community in general.