Dear IEEE Members / Students,

Greetings from IEEE Madras Section

IEEE Madras Section is happy to Call for Project Abstracts for IEEE
MAS Student Project Funding (6th Edition) for the academic year 2016 – 2017.

This is a special funding announced in 2011-12 by IEEE Madras Section to encourage, evaluate and acknowledge the technical knowledge and expertise of the student members under IEEE Madras Section.

Under this scheme, so far more than Rs.3,00,000/- for 39 projects were funded by IEEE Madras Section from IEEE SBs across the state.

Who is Eligible?

All IEEE student members who are interested in doing an Engineering Project.(All the students in the team should be an IEEE student member).

IEEE Professional members working at Engineering Institutions of
Tamilnadu and Pondicherry can motivate their students to participate.  (Professional members will be enrolled as project supervisors)

How to Participate?

A detailed Abstract of the project in 3 to 5 pages in MS-Word format
is to be sent to followed by a hard copy to the
office address of IEEE Madras Section. The detailed abstract should
contain the following:

Objective of the project
Problem formulation
Methodology and / or tools used
Expected output
Budget of the project
Action plan
Cited references
Acknowledgements (if any)

A cover page with the following information is to be attached along
with the detailed abstract:

Name of the student(s) and supervisor with their contact and membership details Institution affiliation details of supervisor and students
Title of the Project

Apart from these,

a personal declaration form supervisor and students about the
non-Plagiarism Bonafide Certificate as per Annexure 1 (Link below)

should be sent along with the abstract..

General Instructions

Ø A maximum of two projects can be sent by an IEEE student branch
under IEEE Madras Section

Ø One IEEE professional member working in Engineering Institution can send only one project in an academic year

Ø All the project abstracts will be allotted a reference number by
the section. All further correspondence will be made by referring the same.

Ø Change of project name / team members will not be entertained after the phase I of shortlisting of abstracts

Ø A list of 39 projects already funded by the IEEE Madras Section SPF is given in Appendix 2. Repetition of the same project / similar
projects will not be entertained for Student Project Funding again.


Ø A maximum amount of Rs.15,000/- will be sanctioned based on the quality & usefulness of the project and the bill of materials.


Call for SPF Detailed Abstract opens : 08.09.2016

Last date for Project Detailed Abstract submission :31.10.2016, pm

Intimation of shortlisted projects : 25.11.2016

Submission of Detailed Project Report : 17.03.2017

Project Demonstration @ IEEE Office, Chennai : 22.04.2017

Final Evaluation and Result announcement : 22.04.2017


Thanks and Regards,

Dr.S. Elangovan M.E., Ph.D.,SMIEEE, LMISTE,FISRD
HOD | Dept. of EEE | IEEE Student Branch Counselor
Jansons Institute of Technology | Coimbatore- 641659.

Chair | Student Project Funding | IEEE Madras Section(2016)
Chair | IEEE Young Professional Affinity Group | IEEE Madras Section(from 2014)
Member | Student Activities Committee | IEEE Madras Section(from 2014)
Member | Executive Committee | IEEE Madras Section(from 2014)

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