News from IEEE Guangzhou Section

  1. Dr. Yu Yuan, a member from IEEE Guangzhou Section, has been elected the President of IEEE Standards Association. Congratulations! He will serve this position in 2022. Dr. Yu Yuan has served as chair of the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society Standards Committee and is currently the chair of the IEEE Guangzhou Section Consumer Electronics Society Chapter - Shenzhen. See more info here.
  2. One of our Section's student members, Abdur Rasool, has won the 1st Prize ($300) at the IEEE R10 Student Research Paper Contest. His work is entitled: "WRS: A Novel Word-embedding Method for Real-time Sentiment with Integrated LSTM-CNN Model," under the supervision of Professor Qingshan Jiang and coauthored by Chaojie Ji. Abdur Rasool is currently a PhD student at Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen, China. He joined the IEEE as a student member in May 2021.
  3. The IEEE Information Theory Society recently announced that The IEEE ITSoc Guangzhou Chapter has been named the 2021 Chapter of the Year! Congratulations! The Chapter of the Year Award annually recognizes a chapter that provides their membership with outstanding programs and activities. The prize includes $1,000 to support local chapter activities. The Guangzhou Section Chapter is being recognized for its activities and its promotion of information-theory research, which kept the chapter vibrant throughout the entire year. The chapter chair is Professor Li Chen from Sun Yat-Sen University.

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