SKILLSHOP EP 03: Writing Scientific Article using LaTeX

IEEE BUET Student Branch and IEEE BUET SB WIE Affinity Group organized Skillshop – Writing Scientific Article using LaTeX. The session was conducted by  Irtiza Haque, Treasurer, IEEE WIE Bangladesh Section and Lead Engineer, IT department of the Grameenphone LTD. 55 participants, all from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology attended the workshop. 

Event name: SKILLSHOP EP 03: Writing Scientific Article using LaTeX

Date: 5 July 2020

Time: 03:00 PM – 05:30 PM (GMT+6)

Venue: Online Platform (Zoom)

Number of Participants: 56

Percentage of IEEE Members among Participants: Almost 75%.

Organised by: 

  • IEEE BUET Student Branch
  • IEEE BUET SB WIE Affinity Group 

Instructor: Irtiza Haque, Treasurer, IEEE WIE Bangladesh Section and Lead Engineer, IT department of the Grameenphone LTD.

The Participants were asked to join 15 minutes earlier. The online platform was made accessible to the participants at 02:45 PM. The workshop commenced at 03:00 PM. Satyaki Banik, Chairperson, IEEE BUET Student Branch and Suhee Sanjana Mehjabin, Chairperson, IEEE BUET Student Branch WIE Affinity Group started the workshop with a brief speech. After that, Irtiza Haque instructed the participants on different aspects of Latex. Overleaf – a cloud based Latex compiler was used for this purpose.

The participants were provided with two online copies of Latex script that were used during the workshop so that everyone could compile the scripts written by Irtiza Haque in real time on their own machine. Irtiza Haque instructed the participants how to format mathematical expressions, texts, arrays, tables and a lot more on Latex. Later, she inspired them to use IEEE Standard Templates for writing technical papers with a brief demo. The tutorial ended with a brief question answering session. 

After the tutorial session ended, Satyaki Banik and Suhee Sanjana Mehjabin provided the participants a feedback form. The program ended with a screenshot of the group view of the participants on zoom which was considered as a group photo.