30 Nov 2019
Game Rush was a 24 hour game development hackathon organized by the IEEE Student Branch of UCSC. This is a hackathon, aimed at building some unique and interesting games. By the competition day, each team, have to build a fully functional web or mobile game. This is the first time we organized this unique Gameathon.This hackathon was open to university undergraduates all around the country who are, or aspire to game developers.
10 Apr 2019
IEEEXtreme 11.0 is a prestigious coding challenge hosted by IEEE to bring in talented coders from all around the world into an arena of problem solving and algorithmic wizardry for a period of 24 hours.
29 Nov 2017
IEEEXtreme 11.0 is a prestigious coding challenge hosted by IEEE to bring in talented coders from all around the world into an arena of problem-solving and algorithmic wizardry for a period of 24 hours.
UCSC IEEE Day 2017
19 Oct 2017
UCSC IEEE Day 2017 was celebrated with much grace and grandeur on 11th of October 2017 at the New Arts Theatre of University of Colombo. Each year UCSC has never failed to mark this event, above expectation and this year is no exception in that regard. This year the theme of the event was “For an age when machines start thinking”, a theme very relevant to the current scenarios happening all over the world. This event was not restricted just to this single day. There were some pre-events including a lot of tricky brain teasers. And of course on this special day, students from universities all around the island have attended and made their day.
24 Aug 2017
It was a remarkable chapter in the history of IEEE Student Branch of UCSC. The first ever cloud-based hackathon, CloudHack’17 came to an end on 13th of August at UCSC with great success. Now let’s retrace the steps of their successful journey.
UCSC IEEE DAY 2016
04 Feb 2017
Celebrating the first time in history, when engineers worldwide and IEEE members gathered to share their technical ideas in 1884, marked the commencement of a new journey of IEEE.
SLT e-Sports Reid Cyber Wars 2.0
31 Jan 2017
Inter-University Gaming Championship 2016 - “Let the Battle Begins”
Pre IEEEXtreme Programming Competition 1.0
31 Jan 2017
It was the 24th of September 2016. Almost all the students of UCSC gathered in the morning to UCSC premises with enthusiastic minds to participate in the Pre IEEEXtreme Programming Competition 1.0. This was a 10-hour in-site coding competition organized by the IEEE student branch for internal students of UCSC with the main objective of preparing the undergraduates for IEEEXtreme 10.0. Participants competed as groups of 3 members each.
Achievements of IEEEXtreme 10.0
31 Jan 2017
As we all know IEEEXtreme is a worldwide programming competition that tests our analytical skills and thinking ability to solve a particular problem. When we look at UCSC, there were hundreds of students who participated in the competition. Teams were formed of three members each, guided by a senior IEEE member. There were hard questions indeed but some were easy which should be all coded using C, C++, C#, Java, Python, Ruby, Perl, or PHP, the supportive languages for this competition.
31 Jan 2017
IEEEXtreme 10.0, the most competitive and challenging 24-hour global programming competition was commenced at 05.30 a.m in Sri Lankan time on 22nd of October 2016. The event at UCSC was organized by the UCSC IEEE Student Branch. More than 100 teams fervently participated for the Xtreme competition from the UCSC, including the UCSC IEEE Student Branch members. Teams were formed of three members each, proctored by a senior IEEE member. All the teams were ambitious and eager to prove themselves. The solutions could be coded using C, C++, C#, Java, Python, Ruby, Perl, or PHP, the supportive languages for this competition. As the first problem showed up on the screens the competition launched globally.
IEEE Student Branch events for year 2013
15 Aug 2016
The year 2013 has proven to be a much eventful one already, for the enthusiastic members of the IEEE student branch of UCSC, with more to anticipate prior to the end of this year. As a very prominent community in our faculty, the IEEE student branch considers it their responsibility to work tirelessly towards contributing to make UCSC undergraduates emerge experts in the vast field of computing, and to assist them in making their innovative conceptions become a reality.
UCSC Research Symposium 2014
14 Aug 2016
UCSC Research Symposium is an annual event organized by the University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) with the intention of creating an arena for their freshly graduate students to present their final year research.