Articles for February 2017


Wireless Portable Projector Wins Innovation Hackathon at IEEE Student and Young Professional Congress

10 February 2017
Limited resources needn’t be a barrier to problem-solving creativity

2017 U.S. Engineers Week Encourages Attendees to Dream Big

10 February 2017
A new IMAX film showcases engineering feats, and thousands of activities introduce kids to the field

Women Make Up a Third of Top IEEE Leadership Positions

16 February 2017
IEEE Board of Directors is more diverse than Silicon Valley and Fortune 500 Boards

If You Liked ‘Hidden Figures,’ Watch This Documentary Next

28 February 2017
Top Secret Rosies highlights female mathematicians creating ballistics programs for World War II

RocketHub Cofounder on His Startup That Sold for Millions

8 February 2017
Brian Meece advises entrepreneurs to help solve problems that give people a headache

Access IEEE Collabratec on the Go With New Mobile App

9 February 2017
Now users can network and collaborate from anywhere

Applauding IEEE’s Efforts in Establishing Artificial Intelligence Guidelines

8 February 2017
The “Ethically Aligned Design” report prioritizes people’s well-being as the technology advances

Do You Want the Right to Disconnect From Work Emails?

9 February 2017
Some companies are required to have policies on whether employees should respond after hours

Next Steps for Continuous Improvement at IEEE

14 February 2017
IEEE Board of Directors appoints a new ad hoc committee

Does Your IEEE Group Need Money for a Project?

24 February 2017
IEEE’s grants program supports activities that promote technology’s role in solving global issues

Does Your Workplace Lack Diversity?

26 February 2017
Employee referral programs might be to blame

IEEE Executive Director Announces His Retirement

28 February 2017
E. James Prendergast to leave the organization next year

Recipients of the 2017 Medals and Awards

3 February 2017
Find out who received IEEE’s highest honors

Timeline: The Evolution of the LED

13 February 2017
How light-emitting diodes moved forward during the past 40 years

IEEE Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award Goes to a Plasma Pioneer

6 February 2017
Chandrashekhar Joshi was recognized for his particle-accelerator work

Grants Awarded to a Smart Wheelchair Project and STEM Education Programs

22 February 2017
IEEE sections and student branches receive funding from EPICS in IEEE

Special Message from IEEE President Karen Bartleson

2 February 2017
A statement in response to concerns expressed by IEEE members around the world

How Semantic Lighting Could Change the Way We Experience the World

23 February 2017
IEEE Fellow is working on a system to augment everyday life

SXSW 2017: Catch These 12 IEEE Sessions at the Interactive Festival

24 February 2017
Topics will include artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, and wearables

How LED Systems Will Drastically Improve Energy Efficiency

2 February 2017
Automated control will reduce costs for cities, businesses, and households

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Developing and Implementing Standards

7 February 2017
IEEE Standards University offers MOOCs, webinars, and even a game

A Newsletter That Will Keep You Updated on 11 Emerging Technologies

7 February 2017
Learn the latest on big data, cybersecurity, 5G, and other IEEE initiatives

In Memoriam: February 2017

27 February 2017
IEEE mourns the loss of the following members

Straight Out of Sci-Fi, Shakey Was the First Mobile Robot Built With AI

16 February 2017
The 45-year old bot is now an IEEE Milestone

Learn How Li-Fi Works from Its Inventor, Harald Haas

20 February 2017
The technology, which transmits data through LEDs, could replace Wi-Fi

Five Ways the IEEE Foundation Plans to Encourage More Giving

14 February 2017
Its new president shares his goals for IEEE’s philanthropic arm

LEDs Are Illuminating the Way for the Internet of Things

21 February 2017
Intelligent lighting systems can connect to devices, helping shoppers and keeping people safe

IEEE McNaughton Learning Resource Centre Opens Its 40th Location

17 February 2017
The Canadian program for engineering students supplements classroom lessons

Redesigned IEEE Home Page Makes It Easier to Find Resources

15 February 2017
The site helps members, researchers, and other visitors quickly access products and services

The Lighting Industry Needs Engineers With Diverse Backgrounds

23 February 2017
Companies are looking for computer and software engineers as well as those with Internet of Things experience

Newark Museum’s Makerspace Puts the Art in ‘STEAM’

17 February 2017
The New Jersey destination offers lessons that combine technology, engineering, and the arts

IEEE Mourns the Loss of Carbon Science Pioneer Mildred Dresselhaus

23 February 2017
The MIT professor was the first woman to receive the IEEE Medal of Honor

Sustainability in a Connected World Is the Focus of IEEE Green ICT Conference

27 February 2017
With the emergence of the Internet of Things, there’s an urgency to reduce electronic devices’ carbon footprint