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.

Closing the Workforce Gap: The IEEE Power and Energy Society Scholarship Plus Initiative

With a significant lack of incoming power engineers due to too few undergraduates focusing on a power curriculum, coupled with a high number of planned retirements, the power and energy industry could soon face a … Continue reading Closing the Workforce Gap: The IEEE Power and Energy Society Scholarship Plus Initiative

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