AMANDA DAVIS

Senior Editorial Assistant, 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

Three Engineers Who’ve Made Transportation and Power Systems Safer Receive IEEE Awards

16 May 2017
They’ve contributed to autonomous vehicles, electrical standards, and collision-avoidance protocols for aircraft

Did You Know? The Pioneer of Electronic Surveillance Warned Against Its Misuse

2 May 2017
Harold Lipset, famous for showing off a bugged martini olive, was a proponent of privacy

AI Might Soon Replace Hedge Fund Managers and Insurance Agents

18 April 2017
Blue-collar jobs aren’t the only ones at risk

Is Your Smartphone Stressing You Out?

13 April 2017
Research suggests that constantly checking email, texts, and social media could contribute to anxiety and depression

Timeline: The Rise of Robots

12 April 2017
How mechanical helpers have evolved during the past four decades

Computer Vision Pioneer and Surgical Robot Inventor Receive IEEE Medals

6 April 2017
The two were recognized for contributions to driverless cars and augmented reality as well as telemedicine

Updates on Recommendations from the 2014 IEEE Section Congress

4 April 2017
The organization has launched a membership discount program and improved its suite of tools for volunteers

Did You Know? The First Live Television Broadcast Demonstration Was in 1926

28 March 2017
IEEE Milestone honors John Baird’s electromechanical TV system