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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Would You Want Your Memories Uploaded to a Computer After You Die?

29 June 2018
One startup is offering to preserve people’s brains and create a virtual afterlife

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Smart Homes Could Monitor Medical Issues for Elderly

21 June 2018
An IEEE Fellow is working on a system so doctors can analyze their patients’ daily activities

Photo: State University of New York at Oswego

Software Could Help Predict Alzheimer’s Risk Years Before Symptoms Appear

13 June 2018
Researcher is working on neurodegenerative diseases by analyzing patient data

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Female Engineers: Be Fearless and Take Risks in Your Career

8 June 2018
Speakers at this year’s IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference gave confidence-boosting tips

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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

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Q&A With Alvy Ray Smith, Cofounder of Pixar

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

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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

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Researchers Help Ocean Spray Farmers Count Cranberries

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

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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

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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