The IEEE Malaysia ComSoc/VTS Joint Chapter won the 2016 ComSoc Chapter of the Year Award, and 2016 ComSoc Chapter Achievement Award (Asia Pacific). Dr. Fazirulhisyam Hashim, Head of Student Affairs & Alumni, Faculty of Engineering Universiti Putra Malaysia, Chair of the IEEE Malaysia ComSoc/VTS Joint Chapter receives the awards (plaques and $3,000) at the Awards Luncheon ceremony of IEEE GLOBECOM in Washington DC.
IEEE ComSoc is a leading global community comprised of a diverse group of industry professionals with a common interest in advancing all communications technologies. To that end, the Society sponsors publications, conferences, educational programs, local activities, and technical committees that:
Foster original work in all aspects of communications science, engineering, and technology
Encourage the development of applications that use signals to transfer voice, data, image, and/or video information between locations
Promote the theory and use of systems involving all types of terminals, computers, and information processors; all pertinent systems and operations that facilitate transfer; all transmission media; switched and unswitched networks; and network layouts, protocols, architectures, and implementations
Strongly advance developments toward meeting new market demands in systems, products, and technologies such as personal communications services, multimedia communications systems, enterprise networks, and optical communications systems