IEEESTEC 2nd Student project conference (2009)

Danijel Danković

The second student conference "IEEESTEC 2nd Student project conference" was held on November 26, 2009, at the Faculty of Electronic Engineering in Niš ( The conference was organized by the student branches of IEEE SB Niš, EESTEC LC Niš and the Faculty of Electronic Engineering in Niš, in cooperation with IEEE Serbia and Montenegro Section, IEEE Electron Devices / Solid-State Circuits Chapter and IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Chapter.

At the meeting of representatives of IEEE SB Niš and EESTEC LC Niš held at the end of January 2009, the initiative for organizing the conference "IEEESTEC 2nd Student project conference" was launched. Immediately afterwards, this conference was announced to be approved by the IEEE Section Serbia and Montenegro. A detailed explanation with the invitation letter for the conference was given at the annual meeting of the IEEE Section Serbia and Montenegro, held at the ETRAN Conference, in Vrnjačka Banja on June 16th, 2009, when the initiative was accepted.

We sent a call for the conference to authors of papers from the first conference, to all student organizations in Serbia, student branches of the IEEE, and to all members of the IEEE Section Serbia and Montenegro. The total number of submitted works is 31 (in the field of: electronics, microelectronics, telecommunications, automatics, power engineering, informatics etc.). All papers passed the review phase, with a minimum of three reviews being provided for each paper. In the review process, 34 teachers and assistans of the Faculty of Electronic Engineering in Niš helped us. Based on the received reviews, 29 papers were accepted and 3 best rated papers were selected.

First place:
Paper: Comparative analysis of the transfer matrix method and the finite difference method
Authors: Vidak Vujičić, Uroš Ralević
Institution: Department of Physical Electronics, Department of Nanoelectronics, Optoelectronics and Laser Technology, at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade

Second place:
Paper: Implementation of Kwee and Van Woerden Method for Minimum Light Time Determination
Authors: Miša Jovanović, Nikola Dojčinović
Institution: Leskovac Gymnasium, Technical school Leskovac

Third place:
Paper: Digital electronics laboratory access control system
Authors: Aleksandar Gošić, Aleksandar Lakićević, Miljan Obradović, Miroslav Milivojević
Institution: Faculty of Electronic Engineering Niš, Department of Electronics

Based on the received papers, the Faculty of Electronic Engineering in Niš published the Proceedings of the "IEEESTEC 2nd Student project conference", ISBN: 978-86-6125-001-9 (Proceedings + Disc). Editors of the Proceedings are: prof. Dr Ninoslav Stojadinović, prof. Dr Bratislav Milovanović, prof. Dr Vera Marković and prof. Dr Goran S. Đorđević. The conference was organized by the Secretariat consisting of: Dr Danijel Danković, assistant and students of the Electronic Faculty in Niš: Dušan Vučković and Darko Todorović.

The conference was officially opened by the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Electronic Engineering in Niš, prof. Dr Zoran Perić, and the presentation of works was in the hall of the Electronic Faculty in Niš. All papers are presented as poster section. In addition to posting posters in four-hour time, the authors also used PowerPoint presentations, a simulations on a computer, models and finished projects. The authors themselves selected the most interesting paper:

Title: Hacking of 802.11 Wireless Networks
Authors: Nikola Krzalić, Nikola Kovinić, Nikola Dojčinović
Institution: Gymnasium Leskovac, Leskovac Technical School

All authors received the IEEESTEC Conference promotional material: a collection of papers, a disc, a block and a bag. The best papers were awarded with diplomas and awards, a gift from a friends of the conference.

Participants of the conference were from the following institutions: Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Belgrade, Faculty of Information Technologies from Belgrade, Petnica Research Station, Leskovac Gymnasium, Leskovac Technical School, Knjaževac Gymnasium, NIS Petrol Jugopetrol, PO Niš and AD Niš Dairy.