Wednesday, January 23, 2008

UpCoMing talk... The Evolution of Mobile Communications: 0G to 4G

Prepared by Chee Hong
Blogged by Mei Ping

UpCoMing talk... The Evolution of Mobile Communications: 0G to 4G

Dear ALL,

As we move forward to the new information age, knowledge and awareness on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is imperative and inevitable. As such, we Young Engineers from Graduate & Student Section - The Young Engineers Section of The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM G&S-YES) have lined up a talk on The Evolution of Mobile Communications: 0G to 4G jointly organised with IET YMS for the benefits of all. We are pleased to invite all of you to participate in this talk with the details as follow:

Talk on The Evolution of Mobile Communications:
0G to 4G
(Jointly organised by IEM G&S-YES and IET YMS)

Date : 21st February 2008 (Thursday)
Time : 7.00pm - 9.00pm
Venue : IEM Seminar Room 2, 2nd Floor, Bangunan Ingenieur (IEM building), Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Speaker : Mr. Kwong Chiew Foong

Please note that seats for the talk are limited and registration will be based on a first come first serve basis on the spot.

The mobile communications technology, especially the mobile phones has proven to be one of the most outstanding technological and commercial achievements of the last century. The mobile communications has rapidly progressed from a minority, specialized item to virtually an essential commodity for both business and leisure use. This presentation will explore the evolution of mobile communication technologies by looking from the historical perspective, potential market and possible future long term evolution (LTE) as declared by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), an international consortium for the technical development of the new generation for mobile communications. Also, the presentation will discuss the expectation of the services in the Fourth Generation of mobile communication systems (4G), from the perspective of researchers and consumers.

C.F. Kwong completed his studies in B.Eng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Hertfordshire, UK in 2001 with First Class Honours and received a scholarship from the University of Bradford, UK to read MSc in Personal, Mobile & Satellite Communications where he graduated with a Distinction. He is currently a Senior Lecturer and the Head of Programme at the Faculty of Engineering & Technology, INTI International University College, Malaysia. He is also the Head of Satellite & Mobile Group (SMG) in the same University and his research interest includes the cross layer protocols and the mobility management for the hybrid terrestrial and satellite communication networks.

Attached herewith please find the flyer of this talk for details.

For further queries, just contact the following:
ð Engr. Jimmy Fam (019-2826137

With that, we look forward to your participation... CHEERS !!! J

With Warm Regards,

IEM G&S-YES Webmaster
Graduate & Student Section - The Young Engineers Section (G&S-YES)
The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM)

FUNDS FOR IEM NEW BUILDING: IEM members are required to contribute RM10.00 per entry per talk as of 1st August 2007. This contribution will be towards the Institution's Building Fund. All contributions will be deeply appreciated by IEM. Only IEM Student members and IET members are exempted.

An exquisite event not to be missed!... Young Engineers' Nite 2008

Prepared by Chee Hong
Blogged by Mei Ping

An exquisite event not to be missed!... Young Engineers' Nite 2008
Greetings !!!

As part of our efforts to foster closer ties, relationships and networking among young engineers and members,... we Graduate & Student Section - The Young Engineers Section of The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM G&S-YES) proudly present to you:

*** Young Engineers' Nite 2008 ***
(Organised by Social & Community Portfolio of IEM G&S-YES)

DATE : 25th January 2008 (Friday)
TIME : 6.30pm - 10.00pm
VENUE : MysciFiFan Outpost, Lot 208ii, 2nd Floor, Cineleisure Damansara (outside Cineplex cinema)
ATTIRE : Smart casual
COST / PAX : RM 20.00 + RM 10.00 for movie (optional) - inclusive of buffet dinner
{Deadline: 20th January 2008}

This exclusive event aims:
* To foster and promote closer ties, better communications, mutual understanding/assistance & sharing of knowledge/ideas and co-operation among young engineers and members regarding the engineering profession;* To launch rebranding of IEM G&S-YES with the new branding and logo;
* Just to have fun despite our taxing daily lifestyle !!!

6.30pm – 7.30pm Registration & Dinner
7.30pm – 9.00pm Fellowship gathering & Launching of IEM G&S-YES logo
10.00pm – 12.00am Movie "John Rambo" - New release movie
12.00am End of programme

Wanna widen your social and professional networking but no appropriate occasions? Then this is it, come and join us... this is indeed a great opportunity for all of us, seniors (graduates) and juniors (students) to learn and share knowledge & experience among us.

Everyone is welcomed to join us and participate in this exquisite event. Who knows… you might be in for some surprises as you mingle around… J … TRULY AN EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED !!!

Attached herewith please find the flyer for details and your further action.

Interested and wish to know more ???… Well, for further queries and details, just contact the followings:
ð Engr. Jonas Kwong (016-2152902
ð Engr. Yau Chau Fong (012-3882570 /

With that, we look forward to your participation. Hope to see you all there. Have a nice day!… J

IEM G&S-YES Webmaster
Graduate & Student Section - The Young Engineers Section (G&S-YES)
The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM)

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Technical Visit to Petronas Twin Towers.

Prepared by Hardeep Chahil
Blogged by Lee Mei Ping

Technical Visit to Petronas Twin Towers.

Dear IEM Members,

Please be informed that Electrical Engineering Technical would be organised a Technical Visit to Petronas Twin Towers.
Below are the details: -

Date : 30 January 2008, (Wednesday)
Time : 8.30 am - 1.30pm
Venue : Petronas Twin Tower

For those interesed kindly fill-up the enclosed form and forward to IEM Secretariat with payment by 19th January 2008 (Saturday). Only 30 paid participants will be selected for this visit and would be identified either email or contact no provided.

Thank you.

  • Friday, January 04, 2008

    Gathering with Young Optometrists

    Prepared by by Yau Chau Fong
    Blogged by Lee Mei Ping

    Gathering with Young Optometrists

    Date : 28th December 2007

    Time : 8.30pm to 10pm

    Venue / Place: Kenny Rogers, The Curve

    Participants: IEM G&S-YES, MPS, IKM

    Activity Leader: Engr. Ngeow Yen Wan

    Photos as per attached:

    Another gathering with young professionals, this time with the young optometrists.

    Annual General Meeting 2007

    Prepared by Karthigesu Muniyandi
    Blogged by Lee Mei Ping

    Annual General Meeting 2007

    IEM G&S Section’s 37th Annual General Meeting was held successfully on 30th June 2007 at 2nd Floor, Bangunan Ingenieur, IEM. About 37 members comprising of 21 Graduates, 5 Students, 2 Corporate Members and 9 non-members attended this year‘s AGM. Welcoming Speech was given by the current chairman, Engr. Yau Chau Fong. He welcomed members and explained the G&S committee structure and some of the highlights of activities for the previous session such as jointly-organized courses with the Technical Divisions, social activities, community service projects, YEAFEO and visit to branches.

    The 36th Annual Report and the Financial Report for ending 31st March 2007 were presented by then Hon. Secretary cum Treasurer, Engr. Wong Chee Fui. The section’s Immediate Past Chairman, Engr. Suresh Yegambaram announced the election results of the section. Below is the new line up of the section for the session 2007/2008:

    Chairperson : Engr. Yau Chau Fong

    Vice Chairperson I : Engr. Ho Wee Leong (Con’t Term)

    Vice Chairperson II : Engr. Ngeow Yen Wan

    Hon. Secretary/Treasurer : Engr. Karthigesu Muniyandi

    General Members :

    Engr. Alex Tan Yew Aik (
    Con’t Term)

    Engr. Low Kok Chang (Con’t Term)

    Engr. Wong Chee Hong (Con’t Term)

    Engr. Mahendran Subramaniam

    Engr. Nur Fatihah bte Yusak

    Engr. Nor Husna binti Mislan

    Immediate Past Chairperson : Engr. Suresh Yegambaram

    Internal Auditors :
    Engr. Wong Chee Fui

    Engr. Kee Wai Fun

    G/S Advisor : Engr M.C. Hee F.I.E.M., P.Eng

    There was still one General Member position vacant at the closing of AGM. Chairman, Engr. Yau Chau Fong delivered his welcoming speech and invited all the members to upcoming IEM G&S Annual Charity Dinner and Dance 2007 which will be held at Laksamana Ballroom, Armada Hotel, Petaling Jaya on 18th August 2007. Chairman also officially announced that IEM G&S has changed the name to Young Engineers Section which thereinafter will be known as IEM G&S – YES.

    The meeting was adjourned at 4.12pm before proceeding to the Term End Party at Maharaj Restaurant, Petaling Jaya at 5pm.