Articles for June 2017


Region News: June 2017

6 June 2017
The latest IEEE activities from around the world

The First Dictionary Dedicated to Electrical Power Engineering

8 June 2017
Written by an IEEE member, the three-volume effort covers nearly 33,000 entries

Timeline: The Evolution of Assistive Technologies

15 June 2017
How devices to help people with disabilities have advanced over 40 years

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In Memoriam: June 2017

23 June 2017
IEEE mourns the loss of three members

Three Ways Technology Can Help Seniors Live Independently

30 June 2017
Preventing falls and managing medications are some areas of focus

Remember to Vote in the 2017 Annual Election

2 June 2017
Return your ballot by 2 October

Three Life-Changing Innovations for People With Disabilities

7 June 2017
Gadgets are designed to help the blind, deaf, or those with essential tremor

Adaptive Toy Project Transforms Ride-on Cars and Interactive Stuffed Animals for Special Needs Kids

12 June 2017
IEEE student members work with physical therapists to retrofit off-the-shelf toys

Get to Know the Candidates for 2018 IEEE President-Elect

5 June 2017
Vincenzo Piuri and Jacek M. Zurada discuss their priorities for the organization

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President Karen Bartleson On the Ethical Implications of Disruptive Technologies

26 June 2017
She discusses the importance of IEEE’s initiative on artificial intelligence and autonomous systems

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Get Informed About Assistive Technology With These IEEE Resources

14 June 2017
Members discuss their work on bionic limbs, soft robotics, and wearables for rehabilitation

Five Upcoming Conferences Address Innovations to Improve Quality of Life

9 June 2017
Events feature rehabilitation robots and brain-machine interfaces

3DPhotoWorks Makes Art More Accessible to the Blind

8 June 2017
The startup’s printing technology helps people visualize images through touch

Conor Walsh: Designer of the Soft Robotic Exosuit

13 June 2017
The Harvard professor’s prototype can help stroke survivors walk

Nominations are Needed for the 2019 IEEE Technical Field Awards

20 June 2017
Seeking candidates who have made outstanding contributions in biomedical engineering, nanotechnology, and robotics

Watch IEEE Smart Village Volunteers in Action on National Geographic

2 June 2017
The TV series Breakthrough will feature their work bringing electricity to a village in the Himalayas

Women Engineers: Be Your Authentic Self to Get Ahead in Your Career

5 June 2017
A lesson learned from this year’s IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference

Does Having a License Make You an Engineer?

8 June 2017
In Oregon, a consultant was fined for claiming he has expertise

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Six Resume-Building Tips for Entry-Level Engineers

6 June 2017
Considerations for setting yourself apart as you pursue your next gig in the engineering field

Four Steps to Rewiring Your Brain to Get Ahead in Your Career

13 June 2017
Nectar Consulting CEO covers the neuroscience of success at the IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference

How Four Pioneering Women in Technology Got Their Big Break

16 June 2017
One Fellow built rescue robots deployed on 9/11 and another was the first African American female computer programmer at NASA

Special Report: Assistive Tech

19 June 2017
Special Report: Assistive Tech

Calendar: June 2017–August 2017

21 June 2017
A look at upcoming IEEE events

Introducing Code Ocean in IEEE Xplore

19 June 2017
IEEE authors can upload code associated with the digital library’s articles

Most Developers Fail to Design Websites Accessible to People With Disabilities

21 June 2017
The founder of accessibility firm Deque Systems shares tips to make sites easier to use

Mats Järlström: I Am an Engineer

22 June 2017
Oregon’s engineering board admits that it violated my First Amendment rights

Rice University Students Developing Technology to Help Treat Epilepsy

23 June 2017
Funded by the National Science Foundation, their electrical stimulation device is designed to prevent seizures

Photo: Nobeyama Radio Observatory/NAOJ

IEEE Honors Japanese Radio Astronomy Telescope That Discovered a Black Hole

29 June 2017
The device was the largest of its kind when it was built

How Does Your Company Stack Up When It Comes to Innovation?

27 June 2017
Six factors successful organizations have in common

Watch HERB the Robot Butler Take the Oreo Cookie Challenge

28 June 2017
A team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University programmed the bot to perform a delicate task