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IEEExtreme 2016

Posted by IEEE Webmaster on December 10, 2016 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Date: October 22, 2016

The IEEE student chapter of the University of Technology took part once again in a fierce programming battle involving other IEEE student members from around the world. IEEEXtreme is an annual global challenge in which teams of IEEE Student members compete in a 24-hour time span against each other to solve a set of programming problems. This year marked the tenth anniversary of the competition and was scheduled for the 22nd of October 2016. It kicked s...

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IEEE Student Branch at SCIT Day 2017

Posted by IEEE Webmaster on December 3, 2016 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

On the 15th of March 2017, the members of the IEEE student branch participated in the annual SCIT day competition that was put on by the School of Computing and Information Technology at the University of Technology, Jamaica for their week of celebration and recognition of the faculty. The members participated in events such as a code sprint, where they had 1 hour and 15 minutes to complete a series of programming questions, a hacking competition, where they w...

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Changing of the Guard

Posted by IEEE Webmaster on April 21, 2015 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (0)


So, we're approaching the end of another academic year. As our membership goes through its change, as it must, various positions in the Student Branch will become vacant.

The Chair-Elect solicits your nominations for the following positions by Midnight April 25th, 2015:-

  • Vice Chair
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

You will be allowed to vote for the same person for multi...

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IEEE UTech scores at SoutheastCon 2015!

Posted by IEEE Webmaster on April 14, 2015 at 6:35 PM Comments comments (0)

IEEE SoutheastCon 2015 is winding to a close, but not without sharing the results of the Student Competitions.

IEEE UTech had already begun to taste success, having won a challenge in the Texas Instruments workshop (by a freshman...), as well as winning the SPAC challenge in the Student Leaders' workshop. As the results were announced, we found that we were awarded first place in the website competition, and placed second in the Instagram challenge!

The poster entries were also sp...

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IEEE UTech lands in Fort Lauderdale!

Posted by IEEE Webmaster on April 8, 2015 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Twelve persons - nine students and three faculty members - landed in Fort Lauderdale this evening in preparation for the 2015 IEEE SoutheastCon!

We've settled into our hotel and have begun final preparations for what is promising to be an exciting weekend!

IEEE UTech hosts SPAC

Posted by IEEE Webmaster on April 1, 2015 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

On March 26, IEEE UTech Student Branch hosted our Student Professional Awareness Conference, under the caption "The Practice of Innovation." For more information, see the SPAC page.

Software team secures Ionic partnership

Posted by IEEE Webmaster on March 5, 2015 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Ionic is a powerful HTML5 native app development framework that helps you build native-feeling mobile apps all with web technologies like HTML, CSS, and Javascript. Developed by Drifty, Ionic makes it easier to create an app using these technologies and easily port the app to any mobile platform.

The Software team at IEEE UTech has secured partnership with Ionic towards creating a meetup group of programmers. T...

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UTech celebrates IEEE Day

Posted by IEEE Webmaster on March 5, 2015 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

IEEE Day was celebrated on October 7, 2014. Of course, IEEE UTech was out in full force! We had a booth in front of the Computing & IS block and had quite a spread. We had literature, we had magazines, we had robotics demonstrations, we had RC cars, we had software teams, hardware teams, and fielded questions for a good 4 hours.

Of course, at the next few Branch mee...

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UTech grabs a first and third placing at IEEE SoutheastCon!

Posted by IEEE Webmaster on April 8, 2013 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (0)

IEEE SoutheastSon 2013 was attended by the likes of a number of renowned universities: Duke, Florida Southern University, Florida International University, Georgia Tech, Devry, University of Alabama, among many others. This didn't stand in the way of UTech's stellar performance, awarding us with a first place in the IEEE Ethics competition, and a third place in the IEEE Technical paper competition.

The Ethics paper was challenged by Haneepha Francis and Chantelle Grant, while the Techni...

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IEEE UTech team arrives in Jacksonville, FL

Posted by IEEE Webmaster on April 3, 2013 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

A ten-member team from the University of Technology, Jamaica, arrived in Jacksonville, Florida, to attend the 2013 IEEE Southeast Conference. The Conference is to be held at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront, beginning April 4, 2013, until April 7.