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TAB Ad Hocs bring Education and Networking Opportunities to Africa

Each year, the IEEE Technical Activities Board sponsors Ad Hoc committees to drive engineering initiatives around the world. In 2016, two Ad Hocs furthered engineering education initiatives in Africa. 2016 TAB Ad Hoc on East … Continue reading TAB Ad Hocs bring Education and Networking Opportunities to Africa

Did You Know? (March)

Each year, the IEEE Technical Activities Board sponsors Ad Hoc committees to drive engineering initiatives around the world. In 2016, two Ad Hocs furthered engineering education initiatives in Africa. Read more about these activities, and … Continue reading Did You Know? (March)

IEEE Collabratec ™ Celebrates its First Birthday – With Gusto

In September 2015, IEEE introduced IEEE Collabratec ™, a unique technology platform where technology professionals can come together to network, create, and collaborate. During its first year since introduction, IEEE Collabratec attracted thousands of users, … Continue reading IEEE Collabratec ™ Celebrates its First Birthday – With Gusto

A Message from José M.F. Moura, 2016 Technical Activities Vice President (December)

Dear Colleagues: In the last quarter of this year, IEEE Technical Activities continued to focus attention and efforts on nurturing our technical communities, providing new and diverse educational opportunities, widening our support to all segments … Continue reading A Message from José M.F. Moura, 2016 Technical Activities Vice President (December)

“A Great Time to Be an Entrepreneur”: An Interview with Ken Stauffer

Entrepreneurship is in. While startup activity was in decline several years ago, according to the 2015 Kauffman Index, the downward trend reversed last year, as more entrepreneurs launched their own businesses in what is the … Continue reading “A Great Time to Be an Entrepreneur”: An Interview with Ken Stauffer

Danica Kragic: On Robotics, Fashion, and Interdisciplinary Life

What do robotics engineering and fashion have in common? Much more than one might think! Swedish clothing brand Rodebjer’s new campaign concept “I Am” turns the spotlight on women who make a difference, and whose … Continue reading Danica Kragic: On Robotics, Fashion, and Interdisciplinary Life

Pragmatic Advice on Finding the Right Job in Computing

Where do you begin when looking for a job in computing? Should you research companies, consult your network, use a job site? Searching for computing jobs online generates thousands of results. How can you narrow … Continue reading Pragmatic Advice on Finding the Right Job in Computing

Did You Know? (December)

   IEEE Collabratec™ recently celebrated its first birthday! During its first year since introduction, IEEE Collabratec attracted thousands of users, expanded its feature set, and stimulated the creation of a dozens of interactive topical communities. One especially … Continue reading Did You Know? (December)

A Message from José M.F. Moura, 2016 Technical Activities Vice President (September)

In the third quarter of this year, IEEE Technical Activities continues to focus attention and efforts on identifying and nurturing the evolving needs of our under-served segments such as underrepresented minorities, young professionals, and women, … Continue reading A Message from José M.F. Moura, 2016 Technical Activities Vice President (September)

On the Use of AI – the Dependency Dilemma

Jeff Robbins, an IEEE Life Member and active IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology member for over 30 years, admits he pursued engineering for surprising reasons: he first studied the subject “because the three … Continue reading On the Use of AI – the Dependency Dilemma

Eddie Custovic: Engaging Young Professionals

The future of your Society is fast approaching. Today’s Young Professionals will soon be the leaders of IEEE Societies and Councils, which is why it is so important to engage them now. Eddie Custovic, the … Continue reading Eddie Custovic: Engaging Young Professionals