JOHN R. PLATT

John specializes in helping people working in science and technology to make the most of their careers, as well as communicating cutting-edge science to non-technical communities.

Recent Work

Surabhi Mundada with display of her project.

Teen Wins IEEE Presidents’ Scholarship for Tool That Detects Parkinson’s Disease

19 July 2017
Wearable device monitors symptoms more efficiently than current methods

IEEE Collabratec Introduces a Mentoring Feature

17 August 2016
Platform gives mentors and mentees a more effective way to connect and communicate

Texas High School Student Designs Self-Cooling Solar Cell

5 July 2016
She received the IEEE Presidents’ Scholarship for a cell that regulates its own temperature

How to Land a Job in Artificial Intelligence

13 June 2016
Just about every industry needs employees with AI skills, including health care and agriculture

Five Ways Engineers Can Improve Their Writing

5 May 2016
Master these tips and you'll become a better communicator

Being in Tune With Yourself Is the Secret to Work-Life Balance

5 April 2016
Human resources exec provides tips to achieve fulfillment in the office and at home

IEEE Communications Society Rolls Out Four New Courses

5 November 2015
They cover big data, communication satellites, the Internet of Things, and Wi-Fi

Get Schooled on Startups By a Venture Capitalist Whose Companies Have Never Failed

3 September 2015
Fellow Milton Chang gives tips on what engineers need to know

Why Emotional Intelligence Is Key to Your Success

3 August 2015
Engineers need more than technical smarts to get ahead in their careers