AMANDA DAVIS

Assistant Editor, amanda.davis@ieee.org

Amanda Davis has been with IEEE's The Institute since 2010. She reports on the work and accomplishments of IEEE members and covers IEEE and technology-related events.  Amanda received a 2015 APEX Award for Technology and Technical Writing.  She enjoys writing about tech history, consumer electronics, and all things space. 

Recent Work

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What ‘Frankenstein’ Can Teach Us About the Future of AI and Robotics

15 May 2018
IEEE TechEthics panelists discuss modern innovations in light of the 200-year-old novel

Photo: Kathleen King

Q&A With Alvy Ray Smith, Cofounder of Pixar

14 May 2018
The digital graphics pioneer helped make possible the first computer-animated movie

Image: Willi Baum

Q&A With the Author of ‘Inside the Machine: Art and Invention in the Electronic Age’

3 May 2018
In her book, Megan Prelinger explores the relationship between engineering, art, and design

Photo: Alex Haufler/University of Wisconsin-Madison

Researchers Help Ocean Spray Farmers Count Cranberries

24 April 2018
University of Wisconsin team applies radar technology to automate the process

Photo: IEEE Women in Engineering

IEEE WIE International Leadership Conference to Feature Game-Changing Women in Technology

23 April 2018
Leaders from Google and Qualcomm to speak at the annual conference

Illustration: iStockphoto

If You Don’t Have Sufficient Soft Skills, Google Might Not Hire You

13 April 2018
Here’s what the company values beyond technical expertise

Illustration: Solho

Startup Takes Greenhouses Off the Grid

11 April 2018
Solho is developing solar technologies to power horticultural projects in arid areas

Photo: The Friends of Iolani Palace

Honolulu’s Iolani Palace Paved the Way for Electricity in Hawaii

2 April 2018
The city's electrification began in 1886 with lights installed on the estate’s grounds

Photo: RightHear

Assistive Tech for the Blind Takes Center Stage at CSUN 2018

30 March 2018
Innovations include a free app for navigating buildings and a device that lets you ‘see’ with your tongue

Photo: Gagan Singh

Want to Get the Most Out of Your IEEE Membership? Join a Group

20 March 2018
Getting involved at the local level can boost your overall happiness