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UOB celebrates IEEE World Day

In celebration of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) World Day 2016, the IEEE student branch at the University of Balamand (UOB) arranged a gathering attended by a number of students and faculty members. IEEE, a community for electrical, electronics, and computer engineers, is the world’s largest professional organization.

In his welcoming speech, Dr Michel Najjar, Vice-President and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, praised the efforts of Mr Abdulmunim Alameddine for his contribution to the IEEE student branch at UOB and to the engineering profession, both in Balamand and countrywide.

He also stressed the role of professional engineering organizations in upholding the engineering values in academia and in practice.

In response, Mr Alameddine said how much he appreciated belonging to UOB. Dr Imad Haj, President of IEEE in Lebanon, then showcased IEEE’s future projects.

The gathering concluded with a vote of thanks to Mr Alameddine, and with awards presented to members of the IEEE student branch for their achievements in the past year. ​​

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