Florida Polytechnic University, Mu Omega Chapter

Mu-Omega is Florida Polytechnic University’s IEEE-HKN chapter. Our mission is to prepare our students for the future by promoting academic excellence, providing them with a network platform, enriching their character and attribute, and giving them opportunities to help the university and community.

Region: 3

Section: Florida West Coast

Founding Date: September 3, 2020

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Last Update: 1/19/2021

Florida Polytechnic University

Florida Polytechnic University (Florida Poly) is a public university in Lakeland, Florida. Created as an independent university in 2012, it is the newest of the 12 institutions in the State University System of Florida. It is the state’s only public polytechnic university, and focuses solely on STEM education. Lakeland is a vibrant community conveniently located along I-4 between Tampa and Orlando. With a population just over 100,000, the city limits cover 74.4 square miles. Lakeland has many lakes that are community focal points, providing scenic areas for recreation. In fact, much of Lakeland’s culture and iconic neighborhoods are built around the 38 named lakes found in the community.

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what chapter members are saying

Jaimie is a senior Electrical Engineering student researching the effects of cyber security on the deregulated power market. He founded the IEEE-HKN and SPIE chapters on campus and enjoys spearheading opportunities which his peers can proudly display in their resumes and portfolios.

Jaime Davis (President)

Riley is a Computer Science senior at Florida Polytechnic University. He is an inaugural member and leader of the drumline and scatter band as a bass drum player, active member at the gym, and a research assistant for the university. He plans on attending graduate school with a focus on biometric security.

Riley Kiefer (Vice-President)

Victoria is a sophomore Computer Engineering major at Florida Polytechnic University. She’s also a Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador, vice-president of Programming Club, Assistant Director for PhoenixHacks, and the SOC chair. She looks forward to everything our amazing Phoenixes will accomplish this school year.

Victoria Correa Andrade (Treasurer)

Juan is a senior Computer Engineer major at Florida Polytechnic University. He served in the Student Government Association as the elected On-Campus Representative and Audit and Budget Committee Chairman. He founded One Poly Against Cancer and served as President for two years. Juan also currently serves as the Vice-President of the Latin American Student Association. On a more personal note, Juan enjoys photography, playing drums, and listening to music.

Juan Forero (Secretary)

Dr. Ashiq Sakib is an Assistant Professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Florida Polytechnic University. He has co-authored 1 Book Chapter, multiple peer-reviewed technical articles, and served as a technical reviewer for various journals and conference proceedings. He is a member of IEEE, IEEE-HKN, IEEE-CASS, ACM, and PKP.

Dr. Ashiq Sakib (Faculty Advisor)