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Did You Know? (Sept)

  There are proposed changes to the IEEE Code of Ethics. Members can comment on the changes on or before 30 October. IEEE Future Directions maintains a daily blog discussing insights and observations on emerging … Continue reading Did You Know? (Sept)

A Message from Marina Ruggieri, 2017 Technical Activities Vice President (May)

Dear Colleagues, In the first four months of the year,  the four Ad hoc Committees created to focus on the New challenging Topics, namely IEEE at the North and South Poles (Chair: Adriano Camps, GRS) … Continue reading A Message from Marina Ruggieri, 2017 Technical Activities Vice President (May)

Re-engineering Technology for Lesser Served Communities in SIGHT

Advancing Technology for Humanity. “IEEE’s tagline means completeness. The idea is that advancement of technology should be inclusive – benefiting all and not only a few,” says Kartik Kulkarni, former chair of the IEEE Special … Continue reading Re-engineering Technology for Lesser Served Communities in SIGHT

In My Opinion: Hit the Brakes – We’re Not Ready for Autonomous Vehicles

Imagine as you drive down the road, you glance over to the driver next to you, but there is no driver. As confusion and panic start to overtake you, you realize there are cameras and … Continue reading In My Opinion: Hit the Brakes – We’re Not Ready for Autonomous Vehicles

Did You Know? (May)

The 2017 IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference will be held in San Jose, CA on 22-23 May. Learn, share and grow with incredible tracks: Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Empowerment, Disruptive Technology, and Executive Leadership. Keynotes … Continue reading Did You Know? (May)

Public Visibility: IEEE Tech Experts in the Media

When media outlets need technical commentary for articles, the IEEE Public Visibility Committee can consult its roster of IEEE Technical Experts. The list contains members from around the world who are experts on different technical … Continue reading Public Visibility: IEEE Tech Experts in the Media

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)

A Message from Marina Ruggieri, 2017 Technical Activities Vice President (March)

Dear Colleagues, I am so honored and pleased to serve as 2017 Technical Activities Vice President. I feel tremendously the responsibility, the challenges, and the opportunities of this role. As with every experience in life, … Continue reading A Message from Marina Ruggieri, 2017 Technical Activities Vice President (March)

Smarter Health Care: Teaching Tech to Be More Caring

As smart healthcare applications become more pervasive through the use of smart technologies, the Internet of Things, and data analytics, a critical issue is beginning to emerge.  The introduction of new technologies to healthcare has … Continue reading Smarter Health Care: Teaching Tech to Be More Caring

At Cornell EWH, Students Develop Low-Cost Healthcare. Cool.

Implementation, sustainability, scale, cost. These are some of the issues facing global healthcare. To address these issues, students at Cornell University use engineering and entrepreneurial concepts to make innovative and low-cost medical devices for developing … Continue reading At Cornell EWH, Students Develop Low-Cost Healthcare. Cool.