IEEE SPS BUET Student Branch Chapter along with IEEE SPS Bangladesh Chapter, IEEE Bangladesh Section and IEEE BUET Student Branch organized IEEE Winter School 2019 on Multimodal Signal Processing in Bangladesh (#WS19MSP). The school was hosted on 28 November – 01 December, 2019 at Asia Hotel and Resorts, Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was collocated with 4 conferences (IEEE SPICSCON, BECITHCON, PEEIACON and RAAICON) and a symposium (International Symposium on Social Implications of Sustainable Technology).
- Event Name: IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) Winter School 2019 on Multimodal Signal Processing
- Date: 28 November – 1 December , 2019
- Venue: Asia Hotel and Resorts, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
- No. of Participants: 57
On the first day of the event, Dr. Norliza Mohd. Noor initiated the class with an introduction to machine learning. On the second day, Professor Dr. K. V. S. Hari, Dr. Debashis Sen, Dr. Shiva Mathapathi and a group of teachers from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology conducted their sessions. On the third day, Dr. Debashis Sen, Dr. Shiva Mathapathi, Dr. Reduan Hasan Khan were present there as speakers. Dr. Ricardo Armanteno, Professor Dr. Shaikh Anowarul Fattah, Professor Dr. Celia Shahnaz conducted the classes on the last day.
Speakers for the symposium were Dr. Yasuhiro Soshino, Manager, International Medical Relief Department, Japanese Red Cross Kumamoto Hospital; Dr. Albert Ko, Adjunct Associate Professor, Lingnan University, Hong Kong; Dr. Shiva Mathapathi, Adjunct Professor, Sonoma State University & Santa Clara University, Co-Founder and CTO, Dew Mobility. At the end of SympSIST, the conclusionary and prize-giving event was arranged. The Chief Guest of the prize-giving ceremony was Dr. Md. Sazzad Hossain, honorable member of University Grant Commission (UGC). Special guest of the event was Dr. Ruomei Li, Chair, Women in Power Committee (WiP), IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) China.
During this event, speakers and participants provided feedback regarding their experiences during these 4 days. By the end of this session, five best performing participants were presented with certificates of honor and all participants received certificates upon successfully completing the school.