Student Activities

IEEE SSIT is actively supporting Student Activities through a number of initiatives. New initiatives are currently under development to support SSIT Student Members and SSIT Student Chapters.

In this context the Student Activities Committee (SAC) is a sub-committee under the IEEE SSIT Chapters Committee. This sub-committee oversees, supports and coordinates IEEE SSIT’s student chapters globally along with promoting membership activities that are specifically focused on addressing the needs of IEEE SSIT students globally.

The purpose of SAC is to:

  1. Develop, plan and implement student-focused activities and programs globally
  2. Oversee and support the SSIT’s Student Chapters and Joint Student Chapters
  3. Represent the views of students to the IEEE SSIT Board and its standing committees as well as the IEEE Students Committees
  4. Run membership orientation and retention activities for the student membership

The strategic goals of SAC are to:

  1. Improve the value base for the SSIT student membership
  2. Create tangible membership benefits for the student
  3. Develop programs that will improve the engagement of student members with the society and
  4. Attract new Membership.

Student Activities Committee

Advisor: Dr Kalyan Sen

Chair: Saiteja Goud Karingu

SSIT Student Branches

Click here to learn more about SSIT Student Branches.

Call for Student Activities Committee Members

The Student Activities Committee has a number of vacancies. We are seeking proactive members to serve on the committee. Please see the complete structure of the committee, open roles and responsibilities here.

Student Chapter Resources

Please click here to access a range of resources to support your Student Chapter activities. If you require additional support, please email

SSIT Student Essay Contest

Are you an undergraduate student who has recently researched, written about, or is interested in the social implications of technology? Would you like to share your ideas with a broader audience and win up to $120 in cash prizes? Then the inaugural IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) Student Essay Contest is for you!
The contest is a global initiative launched by the SSIT Student Activities Committee and run as a part of the Society’s flagship conference, the International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS21). Learn more at