About SS12

Welcome to a brand new edition of SS12. SS12 is a Code-A-Thon and Make A Thon Challenge organized by Vardhaman College of Engineering, Hyderabad, India in partnership with Project Possibility and IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee. It is hosted in partnership with leading technology industry companies. The challenge is conducted to recognize the best social innovation application on the theme given:


  1. Usman Institute of Technology, Karachi
  2. IEEE Bangladesh Section, SIGHT Group FLASH of Bangladesh Section and Daffodil International University
  3. IEEE SriLanka Section
  4. Vardhman College of Engineering, Hyderabad, India
  5. Universiti Sains Malaysia (for Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand)
  6. Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering, Bengaluru
  7. Madanapalle Institute of Technology, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh
  8. Mangalam College of Engineering, Kerala
  9. IEEE Pune Section
  10. Nirma Institute of Technology and IEEE Gujarat Section
  11. St.Xaviers Catholic College of Engineering, Nagercoil
  12. Kongu Engineering, College, Erode, Tamil Nadu

Pilot Organizers

Celia Shahnaz

Celia Shahnaz, Vice Chair (activity), IEEE Bangladesh section

    T.D.Subash M.E., (Ph.D)

    Chair-IEEE Photonics Society Madras Chapter


      IEEE Region 10 SAC South-east Asia Coordinator

        Udari De Alwis

        Research Engineer, Synergen Technology Labs

          Nuwanthika Rajapaksha

          Research Engineer, Synergen Technology Labs

            Dr. Nageswara Guptha

            Head, Department of Information Science and Engineering,

            Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering

              Nadee Seneviratne

              BSc Engineering (Hons), Department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering

              University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

                Parkash Lohana

                Associate Professor

                Usman Institute of Technology

                  BOBBY CHAKRAVARTHY B

                  Kongu Engineering College

                  Erode, Tamil Nadu

                    Tan Ting Feng

                    IEEE R10 Newsletter, Email & Social Media Marketing Lead

                      Yeoh Hong Boon

                      IEEE Xtreme Programming Sponsorship and Partnership Lead

                        Balakrishnan K

                        Assistant Professor ISE, SVCE, Bengaluru.

                          Usha Mehta

                          Nirma University

                            Rajashree Jain

                            IEEE Pune Section


                              Senior Assistant Professor, Department of ECE

                              Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science, Madanapalle

                                Sagar Gujjunoori

                                Professor, Department of CSE

                                Vardhaman College of Engineering, Hyderabad, Telangana

                                  Enhancing the Quality of Life through Innovation

                                  We invite Mobile Apps or Computer Based or IoT based project proposals under the following areas.

                                  Agriculture and environment

                                  Clean water and energy


                                  Disaster management

                                  Assistive systems

                                  Women safety

                                  Games and entertainment


                                  General Rules

                                  1. Team size:  2-4.
                                  2. Team members may come from different academic institutions and from different countries. Only the registered members of the team will be given certificates.
                                  3. Each competitor may belong to only a single team within this Contest.
                                  4. Teams are requested to register with the pilot universities / sections for the first round contest.  After the selection, the winners should register for the finals. The registration process will be announced later. 
                                  5. Teams are locked at the close of submissions 15 days before the first round contest, and no further changes to team membership and mentors can be made after that date.
                                  6. Each Team is solely responsible for its own cooperation and teamwork. 
                                  7. At the end of the two-day coding window, there will be a code freeze.  Projects will evaluate the code at this point in time. For the hardware projects, an announcement will be given to indicate the end of session.
                                  8. The winning team is selected based on the following criteria: Challenge, Innovation, Usability, and Extendibility/Documentation.
                                  9. The team that is selected to represent its country/section/university at the SS12 Finals may continue developing after the two-day window to prepare its submission to the Finals. An industry mentor may be provided by the organisers on request.