Articles for May 2016


Five Ways Engineers Can Improve Their Writing

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

Students Boost Food Production With Simple Technologies

9 May 2016
These EPICS in IEEE programs focus on water monitoring and pest control

IEEE Foundation Awards More Than US $228,000 in Grants

10 May 2016
IEEE groups will use the money to educate the public on technology's role in society

Three IEEE Award Recipients Improved Wireless Communications

18 May 2016
These Fellows have contributed to mobile devices, wireless networking algorithms, and portable ultrasound machines

IEEE Recognizes a European Parliament Leader Who Is Advancing the Internet

19 May 2016
Awardee working to ensure Web access throughout the continent

In Memoriam: May 2016

30 May 2016
IEEE mourns the loss of the following members

Cow Manure Is Being Turned Into Clean Energy

6 May 2016
Methane is a source of revenue for cash-strapped farmers

High-Tech Companies Offer Benefits for Work-Life Balance

11 May 2016
Perks include generous parental leave, fitness centers, and free concerts

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

This Kitchen Appliance Will 'Print' Your Meals

16 May 2016
New 3-D printer can help you make pasta and hamburgers

Initiative That Advises EU Policymakers on Energy and ICT Makes Headway

13 May 2016
IEEE European Public Policy Initiative brings together tech experts and government officials

Having a Vision Is Vital When It Comes to Entrepreneurship

27 May 2016
Imagining your goal could be the key to success

Indoor Farms Could Revolutionize Agriculture

23 May 2016
No soil, sunlight, or pesticides required

A History of the Microwave Oven

2 May 2016
The popular appliance resulted from a chance discovery in the 1940s

Focusing on Ways to Improve Electronic Health Records

19 May 2016
IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society forum brings together engineers and physicians to discuss challenges

IEEE Acquires GlobalSpec and Engineering360

9 May 2016
News, data, and analytics resources broaden the organization’s offerings

IEEE Opens an Office in Shenzhen, China

17 May 2016
It aims to attract members from industry and to support standards activities

Bias in Code is a Problem That Cannot Be Ignored

17 May 2016
When Google Photos mistook a person for an animal, it was apparent the programmers had not considered diversity

LEDs: a Whole New World for Lighting

23 May 2016
Energy efficiency is just one of their benefits

Ask the Experts: Artificial Intelligence

20 May 2016
Submit your questions to specialists in the field

Science and Engineering Festival Attracts Some 400,000 People

25 May 2016
IEEE volunteers connect with students and educators at the largest STEM outreach event in the world

Future Leaders Forum to Help Engineers Think More Creatively

3 May 2016
Speakers from Coca-Cola, Disney, Goldman Sachs, Google, and Pinterest to share leadership advice

IEEE Members Make Headlines: May 2016

24 May 2016
President-Elect Bartleson joins a government board of advisors, and a Fellow receives a grant to prevent cyberattacks

IEEE Medal of Honor Recipient Built on Claude E. Shannon's Theories

13 May 2016
G. David Forney Jr.’s error-correcting codes are routinely used in modern communications systems

Connected Cattle: Wearables are Changing the Dairy Industry

6 May 2016
Trackers using cloud computing applications are increasing milk production

Clearpath Robotics Blazes a Trail With Its Self-Driving Warehouse Vehicles

27 May 2016
IEEE Member Ryan Gariepy helped found the startup as an undergrad

The Number of Women Working in Cybersecurity Is Shrinking, and There Weren’t Many to Begin With

26 May 2016
Two experts weigh in on ways to attract more female engineers

Four Takeaways From the IEEE WIE International Leadership Conference

27 May 2016
Event encouraged women to dream big and pursue their dreams