Articles for July 2017


Three Ways Engineers Save Lives

3 July 2017
From cutting-edge medical advances to structural safety in building design, engineers are unsung heroes

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MIT and the Hyperloop: High-Speed Transportation in a Vacuum

10 July 2017
IEEE student member is part of a team that built an award-winning prototype of a passenger-carrying “pod”

Timeline: Tracing Transportation Developments

7 July 2017
How travel has progressed during the past 40 years

Emily Hernandez

Emily Hernandez: Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers

17 July 2017
The IEEE-HKN member is paying it forward by mentoring teens from underrepresented groups

Highlights From the First IEEE Vision Innovation Challenges Summit

10 July 2017
Talks covered health care, self-driving cars, and cybersecurity

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Key Milestones Missing From an Ethics Support Timeline on The Institute

11 July 2017
Concerned members fill in the gaps and request to restore ethics advice and support

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A Look Back at the Studio That Created the Music for ‘Doctor Who’

31 July 2017
The BBC Radiophonic Workshop was one of the first to specialize in electronic sound effects

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New Resource Makes It Easier for Authors to Publish With IEEE

27 July 2017
Author Center offers checklists, tools, and educational resources

Screenshot of the IEEE.TV program deployment form

Members Now Can Upload Videos to IEEE.tv

14 July 2017
Share technical presentations and events with the engineering community

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In Memoriam: July 2017

26 July 2017
IEEE mourns the loss of five members

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These Four Companies Are Elevating the Travel Experience

18 July 2017
Vacations become more personalized with Snapchat scuba mask and Microsoft HoloLens

Screen shot of ANCAP crash video

Vehicle Safety Advocate Crashes Two Cars Into Each Other To Make a Point

13 July 2017
Video proves people are twice as likely to die in an accident in a car made before 2000

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Find Out Which Engineering Jobs Are in Demand by Region

25 July 2017
The United States, India, and nations throughout Europe are struggling to find talent

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Hyperloop Routes Planned in Europe, Korea, and the United States

25 July 2017
The maglev system aims to cut travel time from hours to minutes

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IEEE’s Discussions With Companies Could Yield Better Products and Services for Industry

26 July 2017
Meetings have led to more engagement and new offerings

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Inspired by Uber, IEEE Member Launches Delivery Service in India

27 July 2017
Muvr provides work for 800 drivers serving more than 150 businesses

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Proposed Changes to the IEEE Code of Ethics

21 July 2017
Members can comment on the changes on or before 30 October

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Q&A With Petition Candidate José M.F. Moura

20 July 2017
He joins the ballot with Vincenzo Piuri and Jacek M. Zurada for 2018 IEEE President-Elect

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Nominate an Exceptional Colleague for the 2019 Class of IEEE Fellows

21 July 2017
The deadline to elevate a senior member is 1 March

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How to Make Your Company More Innovative

20 July 2017
CEOs and researchers give advice on hiring decisions and fostering new ideas

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Should Delivery Bots Be Banned From City Sidewalks?

21 July 2017
San Francisco might block the service due to safety concerns

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Five Companies That Cater to Space Tourists

5 July 2017
Blue Origin and SpaceX expect voyages to start next year

Should Smartphones Be Banned for Children Under 13?

7 July 2017
A Colorado father is campaigning to stop the sales of “addictive devices” in his state

Is the U.S. Patent Review System Unconstitutional?

6 July 2017
Supreme Court to decide whether juries should settle patent disputes

Surabhi Mundada with display of her project.

Teen Wins IEEE Presidents’ Scholarship for Tool That Detects Parkinson’s Disease

11 July 2017
Wearable device monitors symptoms more efficiently than current methods

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

Is Uber the Worst Offender in the Tech Industry?

12 July 2017
Perhaps it’s just one that got caught

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Should Children Be Taught to Think Like Computers?

28 July 2017
Some schools are teaching kids as young as 3 to code and reason