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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 (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

Did You Know? (September)

Are you in the loop? In this section, we highlight upcoming technical activities, hot topics, and other recent happenings that are of interest to the IEEE community. The IEEE annual election has begun.  In addition … Continue reading Did You Know? (September)

An Internet of Frugal Things for Small Agriculture

According to a study by the International Fund for Agricultural Development, and the United Nations Environment Programme, approximately 2.5 billion people live directly from agricultural production systems, either as full-or part-time farmers, or as members … Continue reading An Internet of Frugal Things for Small Agriculture

Advance Your Career With Mentoring and Employment Opportunities

IEEE Collabratec™ is an integrated online community where technology professionals can network, collaborate, and further their career aspirations. IEEE Collabratec Opportunities features provide a place to search and manage employment opportunities, upload your CV/resume, and … Continue reading Advance Your Career With Mentoring and Employment Opportunities

Advancing Technology for the Benefit of Humanity at the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference

To support  IEEE’s mission to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity, there are multiple efforts throughout the organization to bring technology into the hands of NGOs and volunteer engineering organizations. One … Continue reading Advancing Technology for the Benefit of Humanity at the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference

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

Dear colleagues: In the first quarter of this year, IEEE Technical Activities has focused on developing strategies to better address the needs of our members. We have established committees to look at ways to improve … Continue reading A Message from José M.F. Moura, 2016 Technical Activities Vice President (May)

Laura Edelson: Bridging Social Implications and Humanitarian Efforts

Laura Edelson, 2016 Chair of the IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee, and former President of the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology, has found her dream volunteer role, combining her experience in Computer Science with … Continue reading Laura Edelson: Bridging Social Implications and Humanitarian Efforts

Fernando Guarin: Educating Future Engineers

“As a child, I was always curious to learn how things worked,” admits Fernando Guarin, 2016-2017 President-Elect for the IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS). “I wondered, for instance, how it was possible to transmit voice … Continue reading Fernando Guarin: Educating Future Engineers