Articles for November 2017


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Lucky Breaks for Four Prominent Inventors

3 November 2017
How two electricity pioneers, a developer of Fortran, and IEEE’s second female Fellow got their start

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The Importance of Diverse Teams in IEEE and Elsewhere

14 November 2017
Awards program strives to recognize innovators from all backgrounds and fields of engineering

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Five Volunteer Engineering Opportunities

7 November 2017
If you’re looking to give back, opportunities abound, from right in your backyard to all the way across the globe

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IEEE Author Talks About the Benefits of Code Ocean

9 November 2017
The tool makes code easily accessible to others conducting research

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A Road Map for Engineering Students Who Aspire to Start a Company

10 November 2017
Designed by entrepreneurs, the plan guides them from idea to marketplace

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How Robots Learn: A Video Series

13 November 2017
IEEE Transmitter features bots that play soccer and work in hospitality

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IEEE Summit to Explore How Technology Is Transforming Health Care

6 November 2017
Wearable devices, data management, and AI are on the agenda

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Three Ways IEEE Has Helped Me Find Success as an Engineer

13 November 2017
Several of the organization’s resources have helped me navigate my career

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Timeline: IEEE’s Efforts to Elevate the Engineering Profession

8 November 2017
The organization has been working to enhance the field for more than 40 years

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How a High-Tech Stationary Bicycle Can Help Patients With Dementia

15 November 2017
BikeAround uses Google Street View to help people regain their memory

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CPMT Society Is Now the Electronics Packaging Society

16 November 2017
New name better represents its diverse fields of interest including the IoT

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How Blockchain Technology Could Combat the Global Counterfeit Drug Market

2 November 2017
IEEE survey of the pharmaceutical industry identifies benefits and challenges

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AI Can Save Lives by Taking Over These Important Tasks

17 November 2017
The technology offers more accurate cancer diagnoses and can help combat human trafficking

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New Dean of MIT Engineering School to Prioritize AI Research

14 November 2017
IEEE Fellow Anantha Chandrakasan talks about the university’s 10-year partnership with IBM

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Analysis Shows No Bias Against Fellow Nominees From Industry

20 November 2017
IEEE subcommittee’s study shows candidates are treated fairly