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International Industry-Students Panel from IEEE ComSoc

Students will present their work to industry professionals by means of a teleconference, where the panelists will judge the work based on industry interests, existing standards, and real needs of the market.

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ComSoc Student Papers Competition

The aim of this initiative is to award the outstanding students’ work carried out at undergraduate or postgraduate level.

Students can send their articles to comsoc.latam@comsoc.org and a group of knowledgeable academics and professionals will evaluate them to select the first three winners.

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For more details about Latin America Region next activities visit our Activities and Conferences sections.


Research Project led by Prof. Joel Rodrigues brings together scientists from various areas and includes a State Temporary Hospital for COVID-19, in Piauí, Brazil

Scientists around the world are focused on fighting the coronavirus. The challenges are innumerable, especially since it is a disease that stills little known and whose information is not solid yet. Given this scenario, professors and researchers from different areas of knowledge at the Federal University of Piauí (UFPI), Brazil, led by Prof. Joel Rodrigues (Fellow, IEEE), created a research and innovation project that involves the administration of a temporary hospital in the State of Piauí, installed at the capital, Teresina, an unprecedented fact in Brazil.

The “Research and Innovation Project in Public Health Management: Strategies for Facing the Covid-19 Pandemic”, led by Joel Rodrigues, that works in the area of Computer Engineering, Communications, Internet of Things and eHealth Technologies, and includes the areas of Medicine, Law, Pharmacy, Electrical Engineering, Administration, Mathematics, and Computer Science.



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Book “Ciberseguridad: un enfoque desde la ciencia de datos”

Free Download

Our DLT Coordinator, Ph.D.  Andres Navarro Cadavid shares with us for free his book (in Spanish) “Ciberseguridad: un enfoque desde la ciencia de datos ”. Click on the book to download it.


IEEE ComSoc Article Contest.

Submit an article from the event you have held as a Section Chapter or student branch and participate in the ComSoc LA Contest.


🏆 Awards:
• 1st place: 1 coupon of $50 for continuing education courses of your choice on the IEEE Learning Network.
• 2nd place: 1 coupon of $25 for continuing education courses of your choice on the IEEE Learning Network.📝 Apply:  send your article in the following form.  https://forms.gle/ctna1eHqdQPxGyiU6


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Book “Redes de datos: contexto y evolución”

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Our Technical Activities Commitee Coordinator, M.Sc. José Ignacio Castillo shares with us for free his book (in Spanish) “Redes de datos: Contexto y evolución”. Click on the book to download it.

Regional Chapter Chair Congress (RCCC) 2019

The RCCC for Latin American Region, in its 2019 version, took place in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil from November 14th-15th 2019. Representatives of the Latin America chapters and ComSoc executives attended this meeting.

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Latin America ComSoc Awards 2019

It is our pleasure to announce that the winners of the 2019 edition of the LA ComSoc Awards are:

  • Dr. Nury Gabriela Ramirez Cely  – Winner of the Young Professional Award
  • Dr. Ricardo Veiga – Winner of the Distinguished Service Award

Congratulations for Nury and Ricardo for this important achievement.

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