Articles for March 2017


In Memoriam: March 2017

30 March 2017
IEEE mourns the loss of three Fellows

Mobile World Congress Features Rescue Drones, Self-Driving Race Cars, and Mixed Reality

15 March 2017
IEEE senior member gives his top picks of new products from the showroom floor

How Changes to U.S. Immigration Policy and H-1B Visas Could Impact Engineering Education

16 March 2017
Two engineering school deans reflect on the consequences new policies might have on enrollment and classroom diversity

Region News: March 2017

8 March 2017
The latest IEEE activities from around the world

Women Are Holding Themselves Back From Moving Up in Their Career

9 March 2017
IEEE WIE virtual event speakers encourage participants to take bigger risks, even if they think they’re not ready

Three ‘New Collar Jobs’ in the Age of Automation

10 March 2017
IBM CEO coins the phrase for well-paying positions in emerging tech fields that don’t require a bachelor’s degree

Three Life-Changing Technologies at the 2017 Assistive Technology Conference

10 March 2017
The event featured a variety of gadgets designed for people with disabilities

The IEEE Internet of Things Journal Started With a Conversation About Bread

23 March 2017
A group of friends came up with an idea for a successful product over dinner

Did You Know? The First Live Television Broadcast Demonstration Was in 1926

28 March 2017
IEEE Milestone honors John Baird’s electromechanical TV system

Calendar: March 2017–May 2017

29 March 2017
A look at upcoming IEEE events

How The Institute Went From a Column to an Award-Winning Publication

3 March 2017
IEEE’s member publication celebrates its 40th anniversary

How to Develop a Clear Vision for Your Startup

14 March 2017
Tips for keeping your team on track while growing your company

Timeline: The Evolution of 5G

20 March 2017
How each generation of wireless technology brought us to the age of 100-Gb/s communications

Three Common Pitfalls of Entrepreneurship and How to Avoid Them

17 March 2017
What I learned from starting my own business

Data Breaches, Compromised Credentials, and Ransomware are Among CIOs and CTOs Top Concerns

24 March 2017
New IEEE Cybersecurity Vulnerability Navigator highlights these and other threats

Remembering Virginia Mary Edgerton

27 March 2017
The IEEE member was involved in the organization’s first ethics case

IEEE Unveils Strategy to Increase the Number of Engineers in Africa

28 March 2017
Plan focuses on offering education programs and assisting with public policy

Register Now for the 2017 IEEE Sections Congress

6 March 2017
New opportunities to learn and network in Sydney in August

Problems Ahead for Engineering in the United Kingdom Eight Months After Brexit

17 March 2017
Talent shortage and research funding are among the top issues

Free Lesson Plans for History Teachers Are Now Available From IEEE

2 March 2017
Topics include early maritime navigation, the printing press, and an ancient war vessel

The Five Foundational Technologies That Will Make Up 5G Networks

8 March 2017
IEEE Spectrum video describes each one in detail

Rocket Man Gregory Olsen Kicks Off IEEE Global Leaders Series

21 March 2017
The space tourist helps the IEEE Foundation raise awareness of its philanthropic projects

Remembering Gabriel Lorimer “Lory” Miller

21 March 2017
The IEEE Life Fellow died on 25 February at the age of 89

The IEEE 5G Revolution

22 March 2017
Video shows how IEEE Standards is laying the foundation for the next-generation wireless network

IEEE Medal of Honor Goes to DVD and Blu-ray Technology Pioneer

3 March 2017
Kornelis A. Schouhamer “Kees” Immink receives the organization’s top award

Five Elected to the 2017 Board of Directors

13 March 2017
New officers are leading IEEE this year

IEEE Needs to Establish Itself as the Voice of the Global Technical Community

2 March 2017
President Karen Bartleson says it’s up to all members to be part of the effort to fulfill its mission

These IEEE Resources Can Bring You Up to Speed on 5G

8 March 2017
They include videos, technical communities, and publications

IEEE Standards Projects on 5G

20 March 2017
Besides boosting speed, they’re likely to simplify network operations and increase flexibility

Five Upcoming Conferences Delve Into the Future of 5G

14 March 2017
The events will explore the Internet of Things, software-defined networks, and big data

Q&A With Gerhard Fettweis, Creator of the Tactile Internet

17 March 2017
The 5G application would mimic the experience of touching something in real time

Maja Systems Develops a Versatile Chip for 5G Networks

15 March 2017
The startup’s product will be used in smart LED lighting systems, augmented and virtual reality applications, and factory automation equipment

Countdown to the 2017 IEEE Annual Election

27 March 2017
A look at open positions and deadlines

Introducing the 2017 Class of IEEE Fellows

6 March 2017
They are an elite group of 300 pioneers in engineering, science, and technology

Volunteers Are Needed to Lead IEEE in 2018 and 2019

10 March 2017
Nominate yourself or someone else to serve as a corporate officer or committee chair

Confused About Blockchain? IEEE Webinar Is Here to Explain

3 March 2017
Learn how the system that enables Bitcoin transactions could be used to better secure the Internet

How Blockchain Could Give Everyone a Legal ID

3 March 2017
Digital identification can replace birth certificates and other legal documents

Will Automation Kill or Create Jobs?

7 March 2017
It depends on whom you ask

Register Now for the First IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit

7 March 2017
One-day event in San Francisco to feature leaders in artificial intelligence, autonomous cars, and Internet security

Members Weigh In on IEEE President Bartleson’s Message in Response to U.S. Travel Ban

14 March 2017
Some say the statement was political; others say it was necessary to show support of global scientific research

Startups in India Are Now Getting Support from High-Tech Companies and Venture Capital Firms

13 March 2017
Bosch, IBM, and Infosys are providing funding and mentorship opportunities

Special Report: 5G

24 March 2017
Special Report: 5G

My Perspective Working in the United States on an H-1B Visa

31 March 2017
The program has its faults, but it’s crucial to the growth of engineering innovation