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IEEE Macau Section


IEEE Macau Section

Prof. Rui Martins, Chairman

R10 Annual Meeting in Adelaide, Australia


April 16
th

and 17
th

2004

EEE Activities

in Macao

Birth, Fast Growth, Maturity

Vision and Mission


To
foster

for
Excellence

&
Technological Innovation

in:


Scientific Research and Engineering Development


To
enable

and
boost

Local Members’ Careers


To
strengthen

the
Ties

between
University
and

Industry


To
promote

the
Engineering Process

of:


Creating, Developing, Integrating, Sharing, & Applying Knowledge
about Electro and Information Technologies and Sciences


To
disseminate

information about
New IT Developments

by:



Publications, Conferences and Standards

EEE Activities in Macao /
Birth


University Background


Before 1981

Engineering Graduates from outside Macao, namely,
HK, Portugal, China, Taiwan, USA, UK, and other countries

1981

University of East Asia (3
-
year private English university
)

(
No Engineering Degrees
)

1989


Creation of the Faculty of Science and Technology,UEA


(
4
-
year Bachelor’s degree in EEE, Software Eng. and later EME
)

1991

UEA re
-
baptized as
University of Macau

(Public University)

1993

First Batch of Graduates in EEE

1994

First Batch of Graduates in Software Engineering

Beginning of the 1990’s IEEE Members less than
10

Fast Growth


New Developments

1992
to 1996


Incinerator, Airport, Air Macau, Internet from CTM,


New Power Plants from CEM, Vodatel and others…

1993 & 1994


Starting of
Master Programs

in EEE and Software


Engineering at UM

1996


Starting of
Ph.D. Programs

in EEE and Software


Engineering at UM

6/1996


3
rd
. International Workshop on Services in Distributed
and


Networked Environments



organized by FST/UM
and the


IEEE Technical Committee on Distributed
Processing

1998


Creation of IEEE Student Branch at UM

2000


Macao University of Science and Technology (MUST)


with
Programs
(P
-
Grad)

in

Information Technology

2000



First Ph.D. in FST / UM

(and in Macao)
in EEE



(
joint
-
degree UM
-
Technical University of Lisbon
)

2001
to 2002

3

other Ph.D’s

in FST / UM also in
EEE

Beginning of the 2000’s IEEE Members around
100

Maturity


Consolidated Numbers

1993
to 2003


Close to
550

Bachelor
degree holders in
EEE,



Software
, and
EME

(FST / UM)

1993
to 2003


More than
70

Master

degree holders in
EEE,



Software
, and
EME

(FST / UM)

1996
to 2002

4 Doctors

in
EEE

(FST / UM)

2000
to 2003

10 Master

degree holders in
Information Technology



(MUST)


High
-
Standards for Graduation

Master


Usually
1 paper

accepted at IEEE International Conference



Several Excellent

cases with
various papers

accepted at

IEEE International Conferences and

IEEE or IEE Journals

Ph.D

At least

1 or 2 papers

at IEEE Int.Conferences and


1 paper

in a IEEE or IEE Journal

Excellence in Research


Area

:

Microelectronics


Ph
.
D
.

work

in

Electrical

and

Electronics

Engineering


Presented

and

Published

in

the

World

Top

Conference

in

the

Field


[IEEE

International

Solid
-
State

Circuits

Conference



ISSCC,

San

Francisco,

USA,

2002
]


**Only

2

Universities

in

China

were

able

to

publish

in

50

editions

of

this

Conference



Hong

Kong

University

of

Science

and

Technology
-
HKUST

&

University

of

Macau
-
UM**


Technical

Contribution

for

the

creation

of

a

Company




Chipidea

Microelectronics

(Macao)


In collaboration with Chipidea Microelectronics
-
CI (Tagus
-
Park) Portugal, UM
has
technically supported

the creation of the First Microelectronics Design
Center in Macao


The company is managed locally by an
Assistant Professor

of UM (that has
got a
joint Ph.D. degree

awarded by
UM

and the
Technical University of

Lisbon
-
Portugal
), that is now in a regime of no
-
paid leave


It

is

already

staffed

with

20

Electrical

and

Electronics

Engineers

graduated

in

UM

that

have

passed

an

intensive

period

of

training

in

CI

in

Portugal


after

graduation

(
Good

Ties

between

University

and

Company
)


High

Level

Research

Result

Maturity


Scientific References and Publications


To promote High
-
Level Research work the
University of
Macau

acquired in
2000

the

IEEE Xplore Database

that
contains currently more than
1Million

Scientific Papers


The
Emergence of Master and Ph.D. programs

led to the
Publication

of

Numerous Papers

in
IEEE International
Conferences and Scientific Journals


Main Titles

:
Journal of Solid
-
State Circuits, Transactions on
Circuits and Systems, Transactions on Power Electronics,
Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Proceedings of
International Solid
-
State Circuits Conference, IEEE/ACM
Transactions on Networking, IEE Electronics Letters.



Maturity


Lab Facilities for
Teaching

and also
Research


(FST / UM)

15 Labs

in EEE, Software Engineering and EME

5 for Advanced Research


Power Electronics, Wireless Communication,


Analog and Mixed Signal VLSI, Computer Graphics and Multimedia,
and Mechatronics


(MUST)

6 Labs

in Information Technology

1 for Advanced Research


Computer Graphics and Image Processing


Maturity


Science & Technology in Macao

2001

Publication of a
Science & Technology
Law

2001

Creation of
MANETIC

(Macao New

Technologies Incubator Center) comprising

already
16

companies

2002

Creation of a
S&T Council

at Government level

to support activities in the area

2004

Future Creation of a
S&T Fund

to support R&D

at University and Industry

Maturity


IEEE Macau Section

1/2003

Conditions

to Start
-
Up a
Local Section




Members distributed by several IEEE Regions and


Sections


Region 8, Region 10, HK Section, China


Section, Taiwan Section, etc…


In
2003

IEEE Members

around

150,

(considering also Student Members)

9/2003

Petition

signed by
50 Members

to IEEE Headquarters


14/11/03

Approved the Creation of IEEE Macau Section




In Region 10 with the Geocode R00097


11/2/04


Local Confirmation of
Chief Officers

for 2004

Plan of Activities for 2004


Legal Constitution

of the Section in Macao


Campaign

for Admission of
New Members


Potential Members close to

1000



(considering graduates from other Regions)


Local Promotion

of IEEE Activities Worldwide


Support and Boost

the Activities of the
Student Branch


Cooperate in Organization of
Workshops & Conferences



(in close connection with Local Institutions & HK Section)

Example

:

2004 IEEJ International Analog VLSI Workshop


UM, October 2004

Organized by University of Macau and IEEJapan with collaboration of Chipidea (Macao)

2004 Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice (M2VIP)


UM, November/December 2004

Organized by City U of HK, IEEE HK Section RACS Joint
-
Chapter, IEE HK,

University of Southern Queensland, University of Macau & Macau Institute of Engineers