Before starting the above program, we have received some opinions from
several representative people such as,
- Their activities should not be limited to their domestic area but
be expanded to the overseas in general.
- The globalization of the academic activities in the field of Information,
Communication, Electronics and Computer Engineering has led to a certain
increase in the number of students studying in Japan from Asian countries.
As a result, this has brought to an increase of embership of Asian students
in the IEICE.
When these students return to their home countries, the IEICE should
support the follow-up to keep their membership.
- We have received requests from these current student members in Japan
that they would like to continue to subscribe the IEICE Journal and
Transactions when they return to their home countries.
- Since invitation activities at International conferences has been
increased, the number of IEICE Overseas members increases accordingly.
Regarding these opinions, we planned to initiate IEICE Overseas Area
Representative Program in order to expand our academic activities to
several areas in Asia. We have appointed the representatives of the
following four areas in Asia.
The current four IEICE Overseas Area Representatives
are as follows;