Articles for February 2015

A Perspective on Africa: Community is Key

19 February 2015
Successful technologies in Zimbabwe must focus on we, not me

Video Showcases the Work of Laser Inventor Charles Townes

4 February 2015
He received the Nobel Prize and the IEEE Medal of Honor

Getting to Know the ‘Humans’ of IEEE

9 February 2015
Inspired by the Humans of New York project, I spotlight the many faces of members

In Memoriam: February 2015

27 February 2015
IEEE mourns the loss of the following members

Webinar: Working in Rural Development

11 February 2015
Two experts talk about how they are changing lives while making a profit

Women Code Breakers: Forgotten by History

5 February 2015
These three tech pioneers helped solve Enigmas at Bletchley Park

IEEE Mobile App Contest Launches Worldwide

18 February 2015
The IEEEmadC competition is open to all IEEE student members to develop apps that benefit humanity

Part Engineer, Part Humanitarian: The Making of Social Entrepreneurs

6 February 2015
This new type of philanthropist launches profitable as well as socially minded companies

IEEE Spreads the Message Around the World About the Importance of Standards

13 February 2015
The IEEE Standards Association counsels key groups on the need for devices and systems to operate seamlessly

Video Gives an Inside Look Into India's Technology Hub

27 February 2015
Technopark has plans to become the country's Silicon Valley

Achievements: February 2015

27 February 2015
The following IEEE members were recently recognized by other organizations and IEEE societies

Recipients of the 2015 Medals and Awards

18 February 2015
Seventy-two people and one organization receive IEEE’s highest honors

A Playground for India’s Young Entrepreneurs

20 February 2015
Kerala provides resources to help new businesses get started

Special Report: Global Development

20 February 2015
IEEE is helping advance communities around the world

A Perspective on Africa: The Impact of an Engineering Education

24 February 2015
IEEE volunteer talks about how education is at the root of transforming the region’s future

A Perspective on Africa: Thinking Outside the Traditional Box

24 February 2015
The IEEE Ad Hoc Committee on Activities in Africa chair talks about the role IEEE can play in the region

A Perspective on Africa: Meeting Local Needs

12 February 2015
IEEE volunteer talks about the importance of changing the way organizations provide aid to Africa

Meet the IEEE Global Ambassadors

20 February 2015
They’re leading the organization’s efforts in Europe and Asia

Saurabh Sinha: Fostering Engineering Education Worldwide

20 February 2015
The IEEE Educational Activities vice president has an eye toward helping students in developing countries

Four IEEE Conferences Cover Technology for Emerging Markets

6 February 2015
Topics include e-commerce, the smart grid, and telemedicine

Should Employers Give Paid Time Off for Volunteering?

6 February 2015
The perk may make employees more loyal to their companies

IEEE Resources To Help Members Get Involved in Social Causes

6 February 2015
Videos and webinars feature ways to put your engineering skills to work

Ask The Experts: Cybersecurity

20 February 2015
Leaders in the field are here to answer your questions

How IEEE is Helping Villages Become Smarter

16 February 2015
An IEEE Foundation program believes it has a good model for bringing electricity to communities in need

Video on the Global Impact of IEEE Standards

18 February 2015
The organization is working hard to build a consensus across each continent

Call for Nominations: 2015 Women in Engineering Awards

20 February 2015
Nominate outstanding WIE members, groups, or student branches

IEEE’s Policy for Patented Technologies Included in IEEE Standards

19 February 2015
Policy update improves clarity and transparency

The IEEE Technology Management Council Is Now a Society

13 February 2015
Its offerings will help members sharpen their leadership skills