PRACHI PATEL

Prachi Patel is a freelance science and technology writer based in Pittsburgh. She is a contributing editor at IEEE Spectrum and Chemical & Engineering News, a science writer for the Materials Research Society, and occasionally writes for Scientific American. 

Recent Work

Millennials Are Concerned Automation Will Reduce Their Job Prospects

16 May 2017
A survey shows young professionals anticipate there will be less demand for their skills

How Changes to U.S. Immigration Policy and H-1B Visas Could Impact Engineering Education

16 March 2017
Two engineering school deans reflect on the consequences new policies might have on enrollment and classroom diversity

Will Automation Kill or Create Jobs?

7 March 2017
It depends on whom you ask

Meet the CEO of edX, the Online Learning Platform

6 September 2016
MOOC co-creator Anant Agarwal discusses a big shift in education

This IEEE Senior Member is Getting to the Root of Zambia’s Energy Shortage

13 July 2016
The Fulbright scholar is living there to study how citizens access and use electricity

IEEE Fellow Sets the Bar for Computer Vision

15 June 2016
Fatih Porikli has made significant contributions to object and motion detection, object tracking, and video analytics

An Interview With Moshe Kam: 2016 Haraden Pratt Award Recipient

12 May 2016
The 2011 IEEE president receives recognition for breaking down barriers of entry into the engineering field

Meet Three Women Who are Helping Lead IEEE

19 April 2016
They are organizing community outreach projects and increasing IEEE membership

This Senior Member is Leading Efforts to Build a More Eco-friendly Telecom Industry

7 March 2016
Jaafar Elmirghani is working to reduce energy consumption worldwide

Life Fellow Receives Highest Service Award for Bringing Diversity to IEEE

5 February 2016
Fumio Harashima helped boost membership in the Asia Pacific region