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 IEEE Tech Experts in the Media

Did You Know? (Dec)

IEEE Members Vikram Kapila and Todd Richmond recently shared their augmented reality and virtual reality expertise in news articles as IEEE Technical Experts – IEEE members whose commentary raises the visibility of IEEE as a … Continue reading Did You Know? (Dec)

A Message from Marina Ruggieri, 2017 Technical Activities Vice President

Dear Colleagues, In the last quarter of the year, TA continued to challenge its technical dimension via the four ad hoc committees created to focus on TAB’s “New Challenging Topics.” These focuses are all cross-disciplinary, … Continue reading A Message from Marina Ruggieri, 2017 Technical Activities Vice President

Engineering Verifiable Elections

In their article, “When Is an Election Verifiable?”, published in the June issue of IEEE Security & Privacy, Ronald L. Rivest and Philip B. Stark argue that verifiable elections currently require voter-verifiable paper ballots, demonstrably … Continue reading Engineering Verifiable Elections

Signal Processing Rockstars Imagine the Future

Music and signal processing – combining these two passions resulted in a hit for Beats on the Barbie, 2017 Signal Processing Cup champions. The team of undergraduate students used their knowledge of signal processing to … Continue reading Signal Processing Rockstars Imagine the Future

IEEE MOVEs Technology into Action for Disaster Relief

Natural disasters including multiple hurricanes, with flooding and wind damage, have recently devastated areas in the US. IEEE volunteers were able to assist in recovery efforts though IEEE MOVE Community Outreach – a mobile emergency … Continue reading IEEE MOVEs Technology into Action for Disaster Relief

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

Dear Colleagues, In the second quarter of the year,  the four ad hoc committees created to focus on TAB’s “New Challenging Topics,” namely: IEEE at the North and South Poles (Chair: Adriano Camps, GRS) IEEE … Continue reading A Message from Marina Ruggieri, 2017 Technical Activities Vice President (Sept)

Cyborg Rats and Monkey Mind Control

Cyborg intelligence relies on the meld of biology and silicon-based computing. It has the potential of enhancing our cognition, enhancing our perception, and enhancing our ability to actuate our thoughts. And … it isn’t just … Continue reading Cyborg Rats and Monkey Mind Control

Diversity, Adversity, and Innovation

Diversity drives innovation in engineering and in all facets of life. Spotlight spoke with Rabab Ward, IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) President, about the adversity she has witnessed and how these experiences have influenced the … Continue reading Diversity, Adversity, and Innovation