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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)

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

IEEE Smart Village: Empowering Off-Grid Communities

According to a 2014 report from the International Energy Agency, 19 of the 20 countries with the lowest supplies of electricity in the world are in sub-Saharan Africa. While much of the world’s regions boast … Continue reading IEEE Smart Village: Empowering Off-Grid Communities

Did You Know? (May)

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 Entrepreneurship Exchange Community on IEEE … Continue reading Did You Know? (May)

A Place for Entrepreneurs to Connect – in IEEE Collabratec™

Entrepreneurship is hot again. While, several years ago, startup activity was at a decline, according to the 2015 Kauffman Index, the downward trend reversed last year, as more entrepreneurs launched their own businesses in what … Continue reading A Place for Entrepreneurs to Connect – in IEEE Collabratec™

Ethics and Engineering: A Matter of Trust

In the December 2015 issue of IEEE Technology and Society Magazine (IEEE T&S), 2015-2016 Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) President Greg Adamson discusses Improving Our ‘Engineering-Crazed’ Image. Adamson opens his message with a mention of the … Continue reading Ethics and Engineering: A Matter of Trust

Sen-ching Samson Cheung: Integrating Media into Autism Intervention

IEEE Senior Member Sen-ching Samson Cheung is enthusiastic about his long history with the IEEE. “My IEEE membership card says I have been a member for 26 years!” he exclaims. “At the time it was … Continue reading Sen-ching Samson Cheung: Integrating Media into Autism Intervention