Articles for May 2009


Breaking Down Barriers—For All

6 May 2009
A focus on making technology accessible to those with disabilities

Giving Back: Helping the Disabled

6 May 2009
An IEEE graduate student member has dedicated his time using his engineering skills to give disabled and underprivileged women and children better access to health care

A GOLDen Opportunity to Celebrate IEEE's History

6 May 2009
The GOLD Around the World event has IEEE members and nonmembers shooting short video clips

Humanitarian Initiative Marks Progress

6 May 2009
A group of IEEE members and humanitarians have made significant progress in a global initiative

Your Local IEEE Helps You Stay Up-to-date

6 May 2009
Being out of a job doesn’t mean you can’t afford to find out about developments in your technical field or learn about a new career

Anniversary Event Showcases Seven World-Changing Technologies

6 May 2009
A showcase of cutting-edge research projects IEEE believes could change the world

New Program Helps Ensure Products Conform to IEEE Standards

6 May 2009
Learn about the new IEEE Conformity Assessment Program

IEEE-USA Survey Taps Strategies for Surviving Unemployment

6 May 2009
The report provides a comprehensive look at the experiences of IEEE members who were unemployed during the year, including what they did to find new jobs

Three Milestones Get Their Due

6 May 2009
The development and commercial introduction of the HP-35 and an early wireless development were honored

In Memoriam: May 2009

6 May 2009
IEEE mourns the loss of the following members

Flirting 101 for Engineers

6 May 2009
Would you take a master's level course in flirting?

Member Recognitions: May 2009

6 May 2009
The following members were honored by other organizations

Eight Slovak Universities Sign Up for IEEE Xplore Digital Library

6 May 2009
A consortium of eight universities in the Slovak Republic has signed up for a subscription to the IEEE/IET Electronic Library

IEEE to Debut Two Awards

6 May 2009
Two new IEEE awards honor life sciences and rural electrification innovators

First IEEE Industry Day a Big Success

6 May 2009
The IEEE Region 1-sponsored conference covered how communications and green technologies are changing the way companies do business

New IEEE Benefit Makes Relocating Easier

6 May 2009
IEEE’s MyHomeBenefits offers members in the United States and Canada discounts on moving services, packing materials, and storage space

Adrian Pais: Gold Standard

6 May 2009
Adrian Pais, 2009 chair of IEEE GOLD, has big plans for getting GOLD groups around the world involved in more grassroots-level projects—especially humanitarian ones

Society Recognitions: May 2009

6 May 2009
The following people were honored by IEEE societies

Students Test Their Wits in Electronic Fox Hunt

6 May 2009
Its creators call it the Fox Hunt, only there’s no chasing of a small mammal, no pursuit on horseback, and no pack of baying hounds

New Video Can Fill You In About Smart Power Grids

6 May 2009
The video features highlights from several IEEE conferences, including last year’s Conference on Global Sustainable Energy Infrastructure, known as Energy 2030