Awards and achievements

Selected as Kerala Section Student Representative in 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2010 Kerala Section was one of the sections that implemented Student Representative at the earliest.

Our IEEE student branch was been recognized as the most active student branch in Kerala Section by nominating our student as the Student Representative for 2001. Since then our Student Branch actively supported the Kerala Section and its student activities by taking up responsible roles as Student Representative in the years 2002,2004,2005,2006, 2008 and 2010.

Won the Best Student Branch Award from Kerala section four times
Since the inception of the branch in the year 1996, our branch has been recognized by the Kerala section. In addition, the SB had grabbed the Best Student Branch Award in the year 1998, 2000, 2006 and 2009 respectively

Bagged the Outstanding Student Volunteer Award from Kerala Section four times
The student Volunteers of our SB had won the Outstanding Student Volunteer Award from Kerala section in the years 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009. In 2006, ten volunteers from CEC won the Volunteer award. In 2009, we have won the Best WIE Volunteer award also in addition to the Outstanding Student Volunteer award. These awards point the amount of volunteerism that IEEE-CEC puts in for the Section activities.

Won the Centre of Excellence
Our SB won the Centre of Excellence from IEEE HQ for the first time in India and third in Asia-Pacific Region. A grant of 3000 USD was awarded. The Centre of Excellence award was awarded to set up a Robotics Lab and through this to enhance the student interests towards robotics. IEEE President 2005, Mr. W. Cleon Anderson, inaugurated this Centre of Excellence Lab during his visit to Kerala in 2005 January. The Centre of Excellence (COE) lab is entirely a student-controlled laboratory

Initiated the First WIE AG in Region 10 and also conducted the first ever WIE STAR in Region 10
Our SB started the affinity group identifying the potential of WIE volunteers and wanting to give them a good platform to gain experience. The then WIE Chairperson, Ms. Seenu Chrispin was privileged to represent WIE of Region 10 at the R10 SC, Hong Kong.

Participation in Region 10 Student Congress in the year 2002, 2004, 2008 and coorganised the R10 SC 2009.
CEC SB has always been keen in providing its student volunteers to attend all possible Region 10 Student Congresses. CEC is the only Student Branch in Kerala Section which has participated for 4 of the total 5, Region 10 Student Congress held till date. In 2002, 2004, 2008 we had a participation of 1, 3, and 6 respectively and the 2009 SC was co organised by CEC from where there was a participation of 7 volunteers. CEC is the only SB to organise an R10 SC from Kerala Section.

Won the Prestigious R10 RAB Larry K Wilson Award twice
Student Branch volunteer Mr. Prijoe Philips Komattu was the one to win the Larry K Wilson award for the first time in Kerala Section in the year 2005. He won it for his exceptional contributions to SB, LINK and Section. After that SB volunteer Mr. Arjun R Pillai won the same in the year 2010 for his exemplary volunteering in SB, LINK and Region 10

Volunteer selected to R10 SAC committee
An active volunteer of the SB, Mr. Arjun R Pillai was given the opportunity to work at the Region 10 Level as the Student Representative of West Coast of Asia-Pacific. He is the first person from Kerala section to be a part of Region 10 being at a student level.

Awareness sessions at more than 25 Colleges
College of Engineering Chengannur played a pioneering role in setting up LINK. As a part of establishment of LINK the volunteers of CEC travelled across the section to handle the IEEE awareness sessions CEC has always taken up the challenge of initiating new SBs and sustaining the existing ones. In the last two years only, the volunteers have been to about 8 colleges for awareness sessions. Out of the 8, 7 colleges have already established Student Branches. Besides the awareness at other colleges, the awareness at CEC also requires a special mention. At CEC, we follow a 2 level awareness; first level is a very brief intro of IEEE to the parents and students at the time of admissions. This will enable the parents to support the students for the cause of joining IEEE. The second level is for the students where an extensive sessions are taken with a duration of 1.5- 2 hrs.

Upsilon Pi Epsilon Award for Susmitha M

Darrel Chong Student Activity AwardBronze Category for ISQIP in 2015

IEEE Outstanding Branch Counselor and Chapter Advisor AwardProf. Shanu Nizar in 2015

IEEE Student Enterprise Award ( Solar Powered Water Purification System in 2012-13)

Darrel Chong Student Activity Award twice( Silver Category for IGNITE in 2013)

15 Glorious years of Student Branch was completed and is celebrating Crystal Jubilee
Organised ‘ELLE’- All Kerala WIE Day, a Techno-Managerial event, the first of its kind to empower girl students across Kerala
Organised a National Level Techno-Cultural Fest, SUMMIT ‘12
Mr. Shahul Hameed, LINK Representative of the Student Branch was selected as the Secretary, Newsletter and Website Committee IEEE Education Society India Council
Mr. Shahul Hameed, LINK Representative of the Student Branch was selected as the Secretary, Newsletter and Website Committee IEEE Education Society India Council

Proposed and successfully implemented GUILD in the student branch by the then SB Secretary Tony Mohan Varghese

Organized Technophilia AKSC (All Kerala Student Congress), with a record participation of 340 students from 38 Student Branches across Kerala

Ms. Bhavna S.N was selected as the WIE Coordinator of IEEE Kerala Section

IEEE Project named ‘Emissary’ – Rescue Robot was selected for IEEE All Kerala Humanitarian Technology Challenge Competition and Manorama Yuva Mastermind competition

Organized YUNA 2011 – The Young Innovators’ Contest, the second phase of IGNITE

Mr. Arjun R Pillai, secretary of the Student Branch won the Larry K Wilson best outstanding volunteer award in Region 10

Conducted National Level Technical Symposium Elixir ’10

Started IEEE Computer Society Student Chapter

Mr. Ajin Baby was selected as the Student Representative of Kerala section

Three IEEE volunteers from IEEE CEC – Mr Shaun Thomas, Mr Arjun R Pillai and Mr Ajin Baby were given the Certificate of Appreciation From IEEE HQ

Student Branch was awarded the Student Enterprise award for the project Rescue Snake Robot

Initiated IGNITE (Integrated Guidance Network of IEEE for Technical Education), a school outreach program and the first phase was implemented successfully across the Kerala Section

Co-organized IEEE 125th Anniversary Region 10 Student Congress along with National University of Singapore at Singapore

Student Branch was awarded the Best Student Branch in Kerala Section for the fourth time.

Organized LINK Face-to-Face (F2F) & WIE Forum. The first student branch to organize two LINK events in a calendar year

Mr.Arjun R Pillai won the outstanding volunteer award in Kerala Section for his services.

Ms. R Pratibha won the Best WIE Volunteer award of Kerala section

The student branch website won 7th position in Region 10 website competition

Student Branch was honored by Region 10 for its outstanding contributions towards IEEE 125th Anniversary Region 10 Student Congress

Organized Viva WIE 5th Anniversary Celebrations of WIE Affinity Group Student Chapter

Students from the College attended the Region 10 student congress at SSN College of engineering, Chennai.

Organized Hub2 Student Congress

Organized M-Power 2008

Mr. Anoop Mammen was awarded the best student volunteer award of IEEE Kerala Section.

Mr. Shaun Thomas, Mr. Achal Sreedharan and Mr. Suraj Sebastian won first prize in Student Ethics Competition sponsored by the Ethics and Member Conduct Committee of IEEE headquarters.

Conducted Elixir’07, South India level Techno Managerial fest

WIE affinity group conducted a STAR program at Bishop Hodges Higher Secondary School, Mavelikkara

Ms. Nisha Kuruvilla, Branch Counsellor was awarded Outstanding Branch Counsellor Award by IEEE Headquarters for her exemplary volunteerism in setting up WIE Affinity Group

Mr. Jaison Abey Sabu was selected as the Student Representative of Kerala Section and Secretary of IEEE LINK

Mr. Githin F Alapatt awarded second prize for essay writing competition conducted by IEEE Circuits and Devices Magazine at international level.

Started an IEEE Computer Society Club

Organized LINK camp

The Student branch won the best IEEE Student Branch Award of Kerala Section for the second time

Prijoe Philips Komattu, Chairman of the Student Branch was awarded the “Larry K. Wilson Award”

Inauguration of the “IEEE Centre of Excellence” was done by IEEE president Mr. Cleon Anderson at Mascot Hotel, Trivandrum

The WIE Affinity Group received the “Chapter of the year” award.

Organised Summit 2005 – South India Level SPAC with participation from 33 institutions

Organized M-Power 2005

IEEE Women in Engineering Affinity Group Student Chapter was established, the first in Region 10, on 7th February 2004.

Awarded the IEEE Centre of Excellence Award, for the first time in India and third in Asia-Pacific Region

Formation of LINK (Local Integrated Network of Kerala), with the motto bringing together various student branches in central Kerala and work for the common benefit

Three Students from the College were chosen to represent the Kerala Section for the Region 10 Conference held at Honk Kong in July 2004

Organised ELIXIR 2004 – 10 day SPAVe

Awarded ‘Certificate for Exemplary work’ from Asia Pacific Region (R10) in the website design competition

Launched IEEE Robotics Initiative (IRI)

Organized STAC 2003 (Student Technical Awareness Conference)

Organized M-Power 2003

Mr. Dipu Jose attended the first ever Region 10 Student Congress held at The National University of Singapore

Co – organized SUMMIT 2002 (South India Technical Symposium) organized by the college

Won 5th Place in website design competition at Asia Pacific Region (R10) Level

Conducted SPAVe 2001 (Student Professional Awareness Venture )

Student members attended IEEE National Congress and Technical Symposium

Third Largest Student Branch in The Asia Pacific Region (Region 10) with 355 student members
Organized all Kerala Student Congress

Established the IEEE Student Branch Library with 39 journals and 23 transactions

Won the first prize in the IEEE Product Design Contest at Techno-park, Trivandrum

Third Largest Student Branch in The Asia Pacific Region (Region 10) with 355 student members

Formed the IEEE Student Branch on 16th September

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