IEEE Student Branch @ Ilia State University
Our aim is to involve more and more people from the region of Caucasus into engineering through increasing outreach, facilitating new connections, sharing expertise and popularizing the field.
IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Below, you can find IEEE’s mission and vision statements.
IEEE’s constitution defines the purposes of the organization as:
“Scientific and educational, directed toward the advancement of the theory and practice of Electrical, Electronics, Communications and Computer Engineering, as well as Computer Science, the allied branches of engineering and the related arts and sciences.”
IEEE is the leading professional engineering association in the advancement of technology and technical processes. With more than 400,000 members in more than 160 countries, IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional society for electrical, electronics and computer engineers.
It is also leading in the development of standards in the technical industry. It has developed over 900 industry technical standards in a variety of disciplines.
To foster an interest in the engineering profession, IEEE also serves student members in colleges and universities around the world, advocates for the profession and helps to introduce technology careers to young people worldwide.
IEEE produces over 30% of the world’s literature in the electrical and electronics engineering and computer science fields, publishing well over 100 peer-reviewed journals.
Ilia State University
Ilia State University (ISU) was founded in 2006 as a result of a merger of six different academic institutions with long and varied histories. ISU has 4 faculties: Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Medicine, Faculty of Business, Technology and Education, and School of Law. All of them offer distinctive training in their respective directions as well as create in-depth research opportunities in social sciences, humanities, business, law, life sciences, earth sciences, and hard sciences, through 30 large and small scale research institutes, centers and stations.
ISU has secured unique position in Georgia’s educational system for its contribution to science popularization, boosting entrepreneurial ecosystem of the country and actively carrying out social responsibility projects. With the highest competition rate for PhD programs in the nation, extensive international ties, around 16,000 students, over 1,500 highly qualified academic and research staff, and with renovated research infrastructure in multiple regions of Georgia, ISU has become one of the most desirable universities to study and work for in the country.