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Name: Aravindhan Anbazhagan
Qualification: B. E. Computer Science and Engineering [2012-16]
Institution: Sri Muthukumaran Institute of Technology (Affiliated to Anna University, Chennai)

Work Experience:
Teach For India Fellowship [2016-18]
Working as a full time teacher for 37 underprivileged kids in Corporation Middle School, MGR Nagar, Chennai
Email ID: aravindhan.a.in@ieee.org
IEEE Member #: 92804104 [Valued member for 4 years]
IEEE Section: Madras [Region 10]

IEEE Officers role held:

  1. Initiative Lead, White Talks, IEEE CS Student Chapter SMIT (61411A) [2013]
  2. Vice-Chairman, IEEE CS Student Chapter SMIT (61411A) [2014]
  3. Vice-Chairman, IEEE Student Branch SMIT (61411) [2014]
  4. Secretary, IEEE CS Student Chapter SMIT (61411A) [2015]
  5. Section Student Ambassador, IEEEXtreme 8.0 [2014]
  6. Section Student Ambassador, IEEE Day 2014
  7. CS Section Student Representative, IEEE Madras Section [2015]
  8. Member, Membership Growth and Sustainability Committee, IEEE Computer Society India Council [2014]
  9. Secretary, IEEE India SAC Newsletter Team [2014-15]
  10. Member, Student Activities Committee, IEEE CS India Council [2015]
  11. Regional Student Ambassador, IEEE Computer Society [2015]
  12. Member, Projects Coordination, All IEEE Young Engineers Humanitarian Challenge (AIYEHUM) 2016
  13. Member, Social Media Team, IEEEmadC [2015]
  14. Coordinator, Student Ambassadors Program, IEEEmadC [2016]

Student Branch CS Chapter level Activities:

  1. Assisted in organizing Verbal Ability Workshop for Student Branch Chapter members
  2. Volunteered as the Initiative Lead of White Talks – Training Initiative
  3. Delivered the first White Talk on Google Glass for inter-departmental audience
  4. Assisted in organizing ‘Inspire: Entrepreneurial Talk’ by Mr. Arjun R Pillai & Mr. Jofin Joseph, Profoundis
  5. Hosted online programming event ‘Code Hunt’ on behalf of Computer Science Education (CSEd) week 2013
  6. Organized a white talk on Office 365 by Mr. Vinod Sharma
  7. Organized a white talk on Secrets of Hacking by Mr. Anisha & Ms. Amina Thoufiya Shahul
  8. Organized a white talk on E-Ball: The concept PC by Ms. Mariselvi & Ms. Vaidesvari
  9. Hosted a workshop on ‘Higher Education and Employability skills’ with 150+ participants from SMIT
  10. Assisted in organizing a workshop on ‘OS Installation’
  11. Organized a seminar on ‘How to crack the interview?’ and ‘Big Data’
  12. Conducted an IEEE CS Induction and membership awareness program on professional societies
  13. Organized a white talk on Nanobots by Mr. Pavithran Elamaran
  14. Organized a white talk on Google products & future apps by Mr. Vignesh Chandran
  15. Hosted a Student Professional Awareness Conference at Sri Muthukumaran Institute of Technology, Chennai funded by IEEE SPAC Committee
  16. Volunteered in designing flyers for ‘Go Green’ – Online Essay contest
  17. Hosted Membership Awareness Program for IEEE CS and delivered a talk on ‘Student membership benefits’ and shared my volunteering story

Student Branch level Activities:

  1. Participated in ‘Just A Minute’ and ‘Photography Contest’ organized on IEEE Day celebrations 2012
  2. Won First prize in the ‘War and Peach: Essay contest’ organized on behalf of Hiroshima Day 2013
  3. Participated in the ‘Eureka: Entrepreneurial Workshop’ conducted by E-Cell, IIT Bombay in association with WIE AG, SMIT
  4. Volunteered in consolidating Student Branch activity reports from 2009 to 2013 for updating IEEE SB Website
  5. Delivered a session on ‘My Experiences with AISC 2013’ at IEEE Member Retention and Member Awareness Program hosted by my Student Branch
  6. Attended Student Branch Annual General Meeting for the year 2013
  7. Volunteered in organizing ‘STAR program: orphanage visit’
  8. Presented a paper on the topic ‘A study on neural networks’ at the IEEE COMSOC Paper presentation contest
  9. Hosted online events ‘PIC BEE’, Slogan & Caption contest on behalf of Independence Day celebrations 2014
  10. Volunteered in organizing Entrepreneurship Summit 2014 hosted by IEEE COMSOC SMIT Chapter funded by IEEE Region 10 Professional Activities
  11. Assisted in organizing ‘Nurturing Nascent Sprouts’ – meet with mentor for Execom training
  12. As student ambassador of IEEEXtreme, improved the number of teams participation from 20 in 2013 to 38 teams in 2014, which is the largest number across the Section
  13. Organized IEEE Student Branch Industrial Visit to Infosys, mysore and attended SPARK program
  14. Volunteered in organizing Cross Border Initiative with IEEE CUST SB, Pakistan

Section level Activities:

  1. Attended technical talk on ‘Wireless monitoring of process parameters in Petro Chemical Industries’
  2. Volunteered for the Search Engine Hunt and publicity of IEEE GeniOS – Online Symposium 2013 hosted by IEEE Madras Section Student Network funded by IEEE Region 10 ECIM
  3. Volunteered in organizing ‘Webmaster Training Program’ conducted by Chennai Hub, IEEE Madras Section Student Network
  4. Attended a seminar on ‘Cyber Security’ talk by Mr. Larry Clinton, President & CEO Internet Security Alliance (ISA), USA
  5. Attended a technical talk on ‘Securing the Unsecured in Cyber Space’ by Prof. K. Subramanian
  6. Attended a Distinguished lecture on ‘Tetrahetz technology and its applications’ by Goutam Chattopadhyay, Principal Engineer/Scientist, NASA-Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA
  7. Participated in ‘AURA – 2014’ – Annual technical symposium of IEEE SB – Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering
  8. Participated in ‘IEEE Student Professional Awareness Conference 2014’ hosted by IEEE SB – Sastra University
  9. Attended a technical talk on ‘Questions Turing left behind’ hosted on behalf of CSI 50 years celebrations
  10. Attended a panel discussion on ‘Export of IT and ITES Opportunities and Challenges’ hosted on CSI 50 years celebrations
  11. Represented IEEE SMIT SB at the SB Officers Meet 2014 hosted by IEEE Madras Section SAC at Anna University, Chennai
  12. Updated the members about IEEEXtreme programming competition and IEEE Day 2014 through social platform along with other ambassadors
  13. Participated in SICS’15 hosted by IEEE CS Satyabama University Student Chapter
  14. Hosted a promotional stall for IEEEmadC at SICS’15
  15. Attended a presentation on “How to make most out of the IEEEXplore Digital Library” by Mr. Dhanu Pattanashetti
  16. Received ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ for participating in Student Essay Contest 2015 on Harnessing the power of ICT for our new initiatives
  17. Received cash prize for participating in 10 year anniversary celebrations of YouTube
  18. Participated in session on ‘Management studies abroad’ by Mr. Hariganesh hosted by IEEE Madras YP
  19. Volunteered in organizing IEEE India Student Internship Program held at Satyabama University, Chennai hosted by IEEE Madras Section
  20. Volunteered in organizing IEEE India Entrepreneurship Development program held at Anna University, Chennai hosted by IEEE Madras Section
  21. Volunteered in organizing IEEE Authorship Workshop 2015 hosted by IEEE Client Services and IEEE Madras Section
  22. Delivered a session on ‘How to volunteer for IEEE?’ at IEEE Nagercoil Hub Congress 2015 held at Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu
  23. Represented IEEE India Strategic Initiative and delivered a talk at Kongu Engineering College, Erode, Tamil Nadu
  24. Participated in the ‘IEEE Day 2015’ celebrations at Hotel Palmgrove, Chennai
  25. Volunteered in organizing IEEEXtreme 9.0 programming competition hosted at Freshdesk, Chennai
  26. Attended the IEEE Madras Section – Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) 2016
  27. Participated in technical seminar on ‘Challenges of GW Scale Solar PV Integration into Grid’ hosted by IEEE Industrial Applications Society – Madras Chapter
  28. Participated in Startup Weekend Chennai – Kurukshetra Edition held at College of Engineering Guindy, Chennai supported by IEEE Madras Section Entrepreneurship & Innovations Committee
  29. Delivered a talk on ‘Networking with IEEE’ at Student Professional Awareness Conference 2016 organized by SASTRA University, Tanjore
  30. Organized a 2-day Graphic Design Workshop hosted by IEEE Madras Section at Chargebee, SP Infocity, Chennai
  31. Delivered a talk on the topic ‘Grow with IEEE’ at SICS 2016 hosted by IEEE Computer Society- Sathyabama University & Google Student Club – Sathyabama University
  32. Shared my experiences as one of the panel speakers at IEEE Chennai Hub Congress 2016 organized by Jeppiaar Institute of Technology, Chennai
  33. Invited as Chief Guest and delivered the keynote talk on ‘Impact with IEEE’ at IEEE Day celebrations 2016 organized by Jeppiaar Institute of Technology, 2016

India level Activities:

  1. Represented IEEE Madras Section in All India Students Congress 2013 held at Amrita University, Coimbatore
  2. Represented IEEE Madras Section in IEEE Computer Society India Council Students Congress 2013 held at Amrita University, Coimbatore
  3. Represented IEEE Madras Section at IEEE All India Computer Society Student Congress 2013 held at PESIT, Bangalore
  4. Participated in Kaizen 2.0 – See through eyes of innovation hosted by IEEE SB – College of Engineering Munnar
  5. Volunteered for the publicity of IEEE Star Innovator 2014 hosted by IEEE India Council SAC
  6. Represented IEEE Madras Section in IEEE All India Students Congress 2014 held at Nirma University, Ahmedabad
  7. Represented IEEE Madras Section in IEEE All India Computer Society Student Congress 2014 held at Yashada, Pune
  8. Hosted a promotional stall for IEEEmadC at AICSSC 2014
  9. Volunteered for the publicity of IEEE Programming League 2014 organized by IEEE CS India SAC. Participated in the event and successfully cleared the first round
  10. Volunteered in released the first two edition of IEEE India SAC Newsletter ‘Communique 14.1 & 14.2’ [Newsletter link (online): http://bit.ly/Communique14_edition1 Download (offline): http://bit.ly/Communique14_1PDF ]
  11. Represented IEEE Madras Section at All India Student Young Professionals Congress 2015 held at RSET, Kerala
  12. Represented IEEE Madras Section at All India Computer Society Student Young Professionals Congress 2015 held at NSIT, Delhi
  13. Coordinated the IEEE CS Student Chapter Exhibition happened at AICSSYC 2015, NSIT, Delhi
  14. Hosted a promotional stall for IEEEmadC & IEEE Computer Society at AICSSYC 2015, NSIT, Delhi
  15. Participated in the IEEE Anantapur Zonal Congress 2015 hosted by IEEE Hyderabad Section at Annamacharya Institute of Technology & Sciences at Rajampet, Andhra Pradesh
  16. Got Featured on IEEE CS Compute – India CS SAC Newsletter for my interview. [To read the newsletter online: http://bit.ly/IEEE_Compute_Edition_One_Online Offline read: https://drive.google.com/openid=0Bwbwh1B2W9tbbVRZWWFhLXFjZ2M ]
  17. Invited as the chief guest and delivered the keynote talk on ‘Impact with IEEE’ at IEEE Day celebrations 2016 organized by G Pulla Reddy College of Engineering, Kurnool, Hyderabad Section

Region level Activities:

  1. Won 2nd prize in the IEEE Region 10 Blog Contest 2013 hosted by IEEE R10 SAC for my blog entry on topic ‘IEEE – A world of opportunities’ and received cash prize of $200
  2. Nominated ‘White Talks’ initiative for the prestigious IEEE MGA SAC Darrel Chong Student Activity Award 2013
  3. Submitted a paper on ‘Solar Mobile Charger’ for Region 10 UG/PG Paper Presentation contest 2014
  4. Nominated for the Richard E Merwin Scholarship – April cycle 2014 awarded by IEEE Computer Society
  5. Participated in #IjoinedIEEE contest organized by IEEE Region 10 ECIM
  6. Participated in IEEE Region 10 BTFV contest 2014 and submitted entries for Facebook, twitter and blog categories
  7. Fully funded to represent IEEE Madras Section at IEEE R10 Student Young Professional WIE Congress 2015 held at Colombo, Sri Lanka
  8. Hosted a promotional stall for IEEE Computer Society at R10SYWC 2015
  9. Volunteered for the logistics committee of IEEE Women In Engineering International Leadership Summit 2015 held at Chennai, India
  10. Partially funded to represent IEEE Madras Section at IEEE R10 Student Young Professional WIE Life members Congress 2016 held at Bangalore, India

Global level:

  1. Attended the webinar on ‘IEEE Women In Engineering live chat with Ms. Shalini Santhoshkumar’
  2. Participated in IEEEXtreme 6.0 – 24 hours programming competition
  3. Attended the webinar on ‘IEEE Women In Engineering live chat with Ms. Pooja Vijayaraj’
  4. Attended the MD Webcast on IEEEXtreme by Mr. Prasanth Mohan
  5. Participated in IEEEXtreme 7.0 – 24 hours programming competition and secured within top 100 ranks across India
  6. Participated in IEEEXtreme 8.0 – 24 hours programming competition
  7. Attended the webinar on ‘IEEE Student Awards 2016’ by Mr. Piotr Graca

Awards & Recognition:

  1. IEEE MGA Larry K Wilson – Outstanding Student Volunteer Award 2016 from IEEE Membership and Geographic Activities Committee from Asia-Pacific Region (R10).
  2. Richard E Merwin Scholarship from IEEE Computer Society for the year 2014 (October cycle)
  3. Emerging Student Volunteer Award from IEEE Computer Society SMIT for the year 2013
  4. Outstanding Student Chapter Award for IEEE CS Chapter SMIT for the year 2013
  5. Exemplary Student Branch activities award 2014 from IEEE Madras Section for IEEE Student Branch SMIT (2014)
  6. Most number of IEEEXtreme teams in SB 2014 from IEEE Madras Section for IEEE Student Branch SMIT (38 teams) (2014)

Non-IEEE Volunteering Roles:

  1. Volunteer, National Service Scheme [2012-14]
  2. Student Associate, Microsoft India [2014-15]
  3. Class Student Representative, CSE-A [2013]
  4. Member, SMIT Quiz team [2013-14]

Activities & Accomplishments:

  1. Won First Prize in the inter-college essay competition at Anna University hosted on behalf of AIDS Awareness Program
  2. Represented NSS SMIT Team at Leadership Meet hosted at Madras Social of School Work
  3. Won First Prize at Infomix 2014 Inter-departmental paper presentation contest organized by Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SMIT
  4. Participated in zonal-level Essay writing Competition representing SMIT at Govt. School, Kanchipuram
  5. Represented SMIT Quiz Team at the Inter-college quiz competition at Meenakshi College for Women, Chennai
  6. Participated in Google DevFest 2013 hosted by GDG Chennai
  7. Attended the Kaizen Robotics Program – Winter Crash Course organized by Lema Labs at IITM Research Park, Chennai
  8. Participated in Dawn 2 Dusk Marathon 2014 in IIT Madras, Chennai
  9. Represented SMIT Quiz Team at the Inter-college quiz competition at Birla Planetarium, Chennai
  10. Participated in CB Online programming competition – Carte Blanche Symposium hosted by Computer Society of MIT
  11. Attended Automotive Testing Expo 2014 at Chennai Trade Centre, Tamil Nadu
  12. Participated in Mini Marathon awareness run for Tokyo Olympics 2020
  13. Assisted in organizing NSS Special Camp 2014 on Government Middle School at Chikkarayapuram, Chennai
  14. Volunteered in organizing National Conference on Advanced Computing Technologies and Applications (NCACTA 2014) by Department of CSE, SMIT
  15. Participated in RENERGY – Renewable Energy Tech Expo 2014 at Chennai Trade Centre, Tamil Nadu
  16. Participated in Terry Fox Run 2014 happened at IIT Madras, Chennai
  17. Attended a technical session on IBM Bluemix organized by Department of CSE, SMIT
  18. Attended Industrial Visit to ISRO, Sri Harikota organized by Department of CSE, SMIT
  19. Participated in Google DevFest 2014 hosted by GDG Chennai
  20. Published & Presented a paper on the topic ‘Web-Based and Content-Based Medical Imaging System’ on the Fourth National Conference on Advanced Computing Technologies and Applications – NCACTA 2015 organized by the Departments of CSE, IT & MCA
  21. Participated in FSFTN Summer Camp 2k15 held at IIT Madras 2015
  22. Attended the Hackathon hosted by AngelHack 2015 held at ThoughtWorks Inc. Chennai
  23. Attended the Python workshop – FSFTN Tech week end meetup held at Asian College of Journalism, Chennai
  24. Presented a technical paper on ‘Ubiquitous message alert system’ at National Conference on Computing and Communications’ held at Adi Parashakthi Engineering College, Melmaruvathur
  25. Represented SMIT at Education Expo (EdEx) Project Exhibition held at Chennai Trade Centre

Colleges / Institutions visited:

  1. Loyola College, Chennai (A)
  2. Apollo Priyadharshanam College of Engineering, Chennai (A)
  3. Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai (A)
  4. Chennai Institute of Technology, Chennai (A)
  5. SRM Easwari Engineering College, Chennai (A)
  6. SRM University, Ramapuram Campus, Chennai (A)
  7. Anjalai Ammal Mahalingam College of Engineering, Tanjore (A)
  8. Meenakshi College of Engineering, Chennai (A)
  9. S. K. R. College of Engineering, Chennai (A)
  10. Indian Institute of Technology Design & Manufacturing, Chennai (A)
  11. Sri Muthukumaran Institute of Technology, Chennai (Alma Mater)
  12. Amrita Vishwa Vidayapeedam, Coimbatore (P)
  13. PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore (P)
  14. Nirma University, Ahmedabad (P)
  15. YASHADA, Pune (P)
  16. Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology, Kochi, Kerala (P)
  17. Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, New Delhi (P)
  18. Annamacharya Insitute of Technology and Sciences, Rajampet, AP (P)
  19. College of Engineering, Munnar, Kerala (P)
  20. College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai (A) (P)
  21. Madras School of Social Work, Chennai (P)
  22. Venkateshwara College of Engineering, Chennai (P)
  23. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (P)
  24. Meenakshi College of Women, Chennai (P)
  25. Asian College of Journalism, Chennai (P)
  26. Anand Institute of Higher Technology, Chennai (P)
  27. PERI Institute of Technology, Chennai (P)
  28. Adi Parashakthi College of Engineering, Melmaruvathur (P)
  29. Agni College of Technology, Chennai (P)
  30. American International School, Chennai (P)
  31. Kongu Engineering College, Erode (S)
  32. SASTRA University, Tanjore (A) (P) (S)
  33. Satyabama University, Chennai (P) (S)
  34. Jeppiaar Institute of Technology, Chennai (S)
  35. FLAME University, Pune (P)
  36. DSK International Campus, Pune (P)
  37. G Pulla Reddy College of Engineering, Kurnool, AP (S)

(A) – Visited during the time of admission
(P) – Visited as a participant for Event / Student Congress / Conference / Placement / Training
(S) – Visited as an invited speaker for a talk

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