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A Message from Vincenzo Piuri, 2015 Technical Activities Vice President (May)

Dear colleagues: In the first quarter of this year, IEEE Technical Activities continued its efforts to address the evolving needs of our technical communities, focusing on the global technical communities as well as their local … Continue reading A Message from Vincenzo Piuri, 2015 Technical Activities Vice President (May)

Cybersecurity Now!

These days, the term “cybersecurity” has become almost a certain kind of buzzword. Scouring through internet blogs, popular magazines, and respected news outlets, the term has become omnipresent, inescapable, representing the countless privacy and security … Continue reading Cybersecurity Now!

Monique Morrow: A Call to Action on Cybersecurity

The field of cybersecurity is becoming increasingly diversified. As portable technology becomes more accessible, it extends to many different sectors: new advances apply not only to how quickly we can access email and from which … Continue reading Monique Morrow: A Call to Action on Cybersecurity

A False Sense of Privacy: Online Photo Sharing Concerns

The ability to share photos and experiences instantly via social media platforms has undoubtedly bridged the lives of users around the world, allowing them to stay connected despite distance and other barriers. Social media users … Continue reading A False Sense of Privacy: Online Photo Sharing Concerns

Celebrate IEEE Day 2014

IEEE Day commemorates the day in 1884 in New York City, NY USA when a small group of individuals in the electrical professions gathered to share their technical ideas and form the roots of what … Continue reading Celebrate IEEE Day 2014

Don’t Miss “2014′s Most Important Gathering of Mobile Cloud Experts”

From the IEEE Computer Society comes “Rock Stars of Mobile Cloud.” Discover what leading companies such as Salesforce, Amazon, SAP, VMware, and Dell have to say. Tuesday, May 06, 2014 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM (Eastern … Continue reading Don’t Miss “2014′s Most Important Gathering of Mobile Cloud Experts”

IEEE Societies and Councils Gear Up For 2013 Summer Schools

Many IEEE Societies and Councils offer “Summer School” events annually during summer holidays. Below is a sampling of this year’s IEEE Summer Schools selection. Summer Schools New in 2013: The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and … Continue reading IEEE Societies and Councils Gear Up For 2013 Summer Schools

IEEE’s Past President Envisions the Future

When asked if Technical Activities has changed since she became a member of IEEE nearly forty years ago, IEEE Fellow and former President Leah Jamieson says both Technical Activities and her perspective have changed. “In … Continue reading IEEE’s Past President Envisions the Future

Division Director Moura inducted into the U.S. National Academy of Engineering

The email telling Professor José Moura that he had been inducted into the U.S. National Academy of Engineering went into his spam folder. Only after receiving multiple congratulatory emails from friends and colleagues, one of whom … Continue reading Division Director Moura inducted into the U.S. National Academy of Engineering

IEEE Society supports National Photonics Initiative (NPI)

From medicine and manufacturing to communication, defense, and energy, photonics plays an important role in the U. S. economy and the lives of its citizens. That’s why the IEEE Photonics Society partnered with four other … Continue reading IEEE Society supports National Photonics Initiative (NPI)

IEEE Society Forms Humanitarian Group Focusing on Robotics

The IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) has become the first IEEE society to establish a Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT), a program that aims to promote the mission of IEEE regarding humanitarian … Continue reading IEEE Society Forms Humanitarian Group Focusing on Robotics