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The Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers of the Philippines Academic Affairs Committee Invites you to the EE RESEARCH CONTEST

2012 In conjunction with the IIEE Annual National Convention 2012 November 14, 2012 1:00-5:00PM SMX Convention Center, Pasay City The EE Research Contest has been developed to promote creative research and highlight advancement of academic thinking on electrical engineering and technology. For seven years, the Contest has been the forum of knowledge-, technology-, idea- and concept-sharing among universities and colleges offering electrical engineering program all over the country. Contest Guidelines 1. Research Category - Research should be creative and innovative. Projects/models including machines, gadgets, products, and processes developed by students and faculty members. These projects/models should possess features and characteristics that may have significant contribution to the promotion of science & technology that creates positive impact to the society in general. Research entries must have an EE Application and ARE NOT LIMITED to the following: a. Renewable Energy b. Power Electronics c. Energy Conversion d. Energy Utilization and Environment e. Software Application on EE f. Instrumentation and Control g. Mechatronics/Machine Automation h. Microelectronics i. Microcontroller-based/Microprocessor-based projects j. Other EE-related applications 2. Eligibility of Entries - Each entry must be in accordance to the following: a. Each entry shall consist of the following: i. Duly accomplished EE Research Contest Form (Annex A); ii. Printed copy of the full paper of the research, in A4 white bond paper, bound in sliding folder with transparent front cover; iii. Soft copy of the full paper of the research, stored in the compact disk; and iv. Notarized Declaration of Originality of the Research, duly signed by a competent school authority. Please see Annex B. b. Each entry shall follow the EE Research Contest Content and Format Guide. Please see the attached Annex C. c. All entries must be submitted on or before September 30, 2012 and must be forwarded to the address provided below. d. For a project that has already been submitted in the past, proponents must be able to demonstrate how the research has been advanced. This information is required during registration. e. IIEE Academic Affairs Committee presumes that each research entry is an original work of the proponents. IIEE, IIEE Academic Affairs Committee and the Board of Judges are not liable for any violation related to intellectual property rights. f. Projects that violate laws or school regulations--or place any student, judge, or observer in danger--are not eligible.

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EE Research Design Competition Guidelines 3. Eligibility of Proponents - The EE Research Contest is open to: a. Bona fide undergraduate students of electrical engineering of a university, college or institute in the Philippines of the school year 2012-2013. b. 2012 graduates of BS Electrical Engineering of a university, college or institute in the Philippines. c. Each entry must have at least two (2) student proponents and a faculty adviser. d. Proponents must be an active member of IIEE and IIEE-Council of Student Chapters. 4. Exhibit and Oral Presentation All research finalists are enjoined to present their entry during the IIEE Annual National Convention Expo and Presentation and Awarding Ceremonies. a. Exhibit i. Setting-up of exhibit must be conducted during the ingress and egress of the Expo. The IIEE Academic Affairs Training Staff will be coordinating to your representative regarding the schedule and the assigned booth. ii. Each exhibitor is allotted of a table and chairs for the exhibit. Additional equipment and paraphernalia must be provided by the exhibitor. iii. Exhibit is open to the public. b. Oral Presentation i. Oral presentation and Q&A is also open to the public. ii. All results and data presented during the oral presentation, poster and Q&A session must be documented in the original report. iii. Presentation is timed and can be no longer than 15 minutes. Presenter is given a signal after every five minutes. No materials may be distributed during the oral presentation. All team members, except the faculty adviser,may participate in the oral presentation. iv. Q&A is limited up to 25 minutes. The distinguished members of the panel of judges are the only one who may raise questions to the presenter after their presentation and will be facilitated by the moderator. v. The Contest secretariat shall provide a laptop, projection wall and LCD projector for the presenters. The technical support is limited only to Windows-based formats. vi. Presenters are encouraged to bring presentation on CD-ROM, USB or on a laptop computer, in case of some technical problems encountered. 5. Judging ProcessThere are two phases to the Contest. a. Initial Screening i. All entries submitted will be screened by the Academic Affairs Committee of the Contest. ii. The Committee will determine the five (5) finalists that will be feature in the IIEE Annual National Convention Expo and qualified for the oral presentation during the final round of the Contest. iii. Finalist selected by the Committee will be endorsed by the Academic Affairs Committee to the IIEE Vice President for Technical Affairs for approval. iv. Proponents of all entries submitted will be notified thru their respective schools about the status of their submission. b. Final Judging i. Final judging will be made by the distinguished panel of judges selected by the Academic Affairs Committee. ii. The finalist will be judge based on the criteria for judging. iii. Results of the Contest will be announced after the presentation of all finalists. iv. Decision of the judges is final and irrevocable.

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EE Research Design Competition Guidelines c. Criteria for Judging All entries will be judge based on the following: Creative Thought 30% Scientific and Engineering Thought 30% Skills 15% Clarity 15% Social Impact 10% i. Creative ThoughtDoes the project show creative ability and originality in the approach to solving the problem, analysis and interpretation of data, use of equipment and construction or design of new equipment? Does it support an investigation and help answer a question in an original way? Is the creative contribution promotes an efficient and reliable method for solving a problem? Is the project exhibit gadgeteering or ingenuity? Does the project involve indigenous materials? ii. Scientific and Engineering ThoughtDoes the project have a clear objective? Is it useful and relevant to the potential user? Could the solution successful in design or construction of an end product, without harming any other, including the environment? Is the project a significant solution over previous alternative? Has the solution been tested to its optimum performance under general conditions? iii. Skills Does the team employed electrical engineering theory and practice in carrying out the project? Does the project undergone competitive and valid computational, observational and design skills to support the data presented? Where was the project performed? Did the team received assistance from experts other than their faculty advisers, in the undertaking? iv. Clarity Is the project understandable? Is the material presented logically and coherently? Are the key points, problems, and solutions stated clearly and precisely? Does the student use tables and figures appropriately? Was the Research Report carefully proofread for spelling and grammar? Is the method of presentation consistent with the nature of the work and with scientific practice in the discipline involved? v. Social Impact Into what extent does the project is beneficial to all levels of society considering the economic, political, scientific and cultural impact? Is the project help to mitigate global warming? Does it harm the environment? 6. Awards Winning entries will be as follows: a. Grand Winner will receive cash prize of Php 30,000.00, plaque of recognition for the school and certificates for proponents. b. First runner-up will receive cash price of Php 20,000.00, plaque of recognition for the school and certificates for proponents. c. Second runner-up will receive cash price of Php 10,000.00, plaque of recognition for the school and certificates for proponents. d. Finalists will receive certificate of merits for participating the competition. 7. For more information, please contact: The Secretariat IIEE Research Competition c/o The Academic Affairs Committee Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineering of the Philippines IIEE Building, Monte de Piedad Street, Cubao, Quezon City Telephone number: (02)727-3552 local 107 Mobile number: (63928)507-4140 Electronic mail address: trainings@iiee.org.ph

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