UCSD Student Organizations (2022 - 2023)

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Pre-Professional Category

Academic Year
IEEE at UCSD is the second largest IEEE Student Branch in the US. We are part of largest technical society in the world (www.ieee.org) responsible for defining technical standards, hosting conferences to bring like minds together and providing access to leading research. We at the UC San Diego Branch try to give student the skills they will need to be better engineers. We host technical and professional workshops, social events, and K-12 outreach events. In addition to these, we host a variety of large, annual events such as HARD HACK, our 24 hour hardware hackathon, and ECE Reverse Career Fair, to name a few. Most companies look more for projects than they do for grades. To that end, we offer multiple projects students can participate in to hone their technical skills and stand out to employers. Our projects are split into three categories: quarterly, annual, and continuous. Quarterly projects are beginner oriented and no experience is necessary to join them. Throughout the quarter there are project oriented technical workshops and mentors to help you in bring your idea to life. At the end of each quarter, teams compete in the showcase for the top spot. Our annual projects require more experience to join and compete against other schools at the end of each year. Some examples are Grand PrIEEE, our line following robot, and Project Drive, our autonomous car. Our continuous project is Robocup Soccer, a soccer playing robot that competes against other universities. This project is almost always hiring and and requires no prior experience to join.


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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Principal Members
Brigette Hacia bhacia@ucsd.edu
Niklas Chang nhchang@ucsd.edu
Darin Tsui dtsui@ucsd.edu
Tasnia Jamal tjamal@ucsd.edu
Arjun Sampath adsampat@ucsd.edu
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Mariaisabel Blancarte 
Mariaisabel Blancarte
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