On February 20, IEEE Student Branch Passau celebrates its
anniversary. We are glad to be participating
in and enhancing day-to-day life at the university with fascinating
talks and workshops for Passau's Computer Science
students. We will celebrate our 25th anniversary in summer, following
the 5th IEEE Germany Student Conference.
We organize events like Research Talks and "Professors face-to-face",
where we invite professors to talk about their life and career. We also
host workshops and competitions (e.g. the Weekend of Code and the
Egg-Drop contests). Last but not least we have some fun events like our
annual weekend trips into the countryside, barbecues or our regular
What happened in the last Semester?
Every once in a while, we visit other Student Branches or invite them
over to us. In summer we have been in Linz, Austria, at the SB JKU Linz
where we've visited Ars Electronica Center. The Student Branch of Leuven
(Belgium) has been our guest in early September. We showed them the city
of Passau, the brewery "Andorfer" and some other points of interest in
With October 1st beeing IEEE Day, we've had an
prominent visitor at Passau. On October 2nd, IEEE president elect,
Roberto de Marca, visited Passau and
gave a talk on Open Access and Emerging Technologies.
Another highlight was our programming-advent-calendar. We had about 80
participants and in the end 10 first places. We want to thank all the
participants for the numerous participation. Furthermore we are
preparing the fifth IEEE Germany Student Conference. This conference
will take place on June 26th and 27th at the University of Passau.
After the conference we will celebrate our 25th anniversary where
everybody is invited.