Public Speaker, IEEE Volunteer, and City Development Associate Teach For India in Chennai, India
Aravindhan Anbazhagan is currently working with Teach For India as a City Development Associate, raising funds for fellows and students in 120 classrooms across 40 schools in underprivileged communities of Chennai. He recently completed his two-year fellowship at Chennai Middle School, MGR Nagar teaching 30 adorable Grade 5 children popularly known as the 'Design Thinkers'. He was an undergraduate in Computer Science and Engineering.
He is a dynamic volunteer of IEEE, IEEE Computer Society for 4 years and the recipient of the prestigious MGA Larry K Wilson - Outstanding Student Volunteer Award representing IEEE Asia-Pacific R10.
Aravindhan actively participated, volunteered and organized in a total of 130+ students and Young Professional activities with IEEE at various scales including his Student Branch, Section, India Council and Region 10 and held 15 leadership and officer roles as an IEEE student and Young Professional volunteer. He is one among the 16 recipients of Richard E Merwin Student Leadership Scholarship from IEEE Computer Society worth $1000 during October 2014 cycle.
He represented IEEE Madras Section as a delegate thrice at AISC (2013-15), thrice at AICSSC (2013 -15) and twice at R10 Asia-Pacific SYW Congress at Colombo, Sri Lanka and Bangalore, India and once at IEEE Sections Congress 2017 held at Sydney, Australia.
He enjoys interacting with students sharing his experiences as a volunteer. He delivered 20 talks at various colleges/Universities related to IEEE across India.
He published and presented technical papers related to Computer Science domains such as Green Computing, Mobile Computing, Neural Networks, Wireless systems, Web Services at 2 National Conferences and 3 Technical Symposiums. He visited a total of 50+ institutions/colleges over the past 4 years.
He is currently leading the team of 30+ student volunteers across 11 Sections at IEEE Computer Society India Council Student Activities Committee and also volunteering as the Executive Committee member of IEEE Madras Young Professionals.
Aravindhan strongly believes in building a community of passionate and committed students leaders who can bring a positive impact to the nation.