The following is a summary of selected awards received by the UT Knoxville IEEE Student Branch. These awards include awards granted by IEEE as well as special recognitions by the University of Tennessee College of Engineering.
IEEE Exemplary Student Branch Award (Region 3)
IEEE SoutheastCon Hardware Competition
The IEEE SoutheastCon Hardware Competition is an annual robotics competition which tasks students with building a robot to complete a given task. The UTK IEEE Student Branch has a tradition of participating in the IEEE SoutheastCon Hardware Competition and have received a number of awards for their performance in competition. The following are selected awards received by UT Knoxville teams at SoutheastCon. For a more detailed description of robotics teams at UT, please see the Robotics Teams section of this site.
Engineer’s Day Exhibits
Engineer’s Day is an annual event organized by the UT College of Engineering. During the event, the College of Engineering opens its doors to hundreds of area high school students and encourages student organizations within the College of Engineering to prepare displays to stimulate interest in engineering among the visiting students. After the conclusion of the event, the College of Engineering recognizes particularly outstanding Engineer’s Day exhibits. The IEEE Student Branch has prepared exhibits for many of the Engineer’s Day events and has been recognized repeatedly by the College of Engineering for the quality of the exhibits prepared by the IEEE Student Officers and volunteers.