Articles for February 2018


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Five Hot Engineering Careers in 2018

5 February 2018
From testing to robotics, take a look at the hottest engineering careers

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Recipients of the 2018 Medals and Awards

6 February 2018
Find out who received IEEE’s highest honors

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IEEE Eta Kappa Nu Chapters Are Now in All 10 Regions

21 February 2018
The honor society can be found at universities in India, Italy, and South Africa

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2018 Winter Olympics a Prime Target for Hackers

8 February 2018
Phishing attacks are being executed to disrupt the games

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Landing a Job in Supply-Chain Management

15 February 2018
The field requires knowledge of evolving transportation, manufacturing, and e-commerce

Letter from the Editor

18 February 2018
Article referencing Did You Know? Computer Matchmaking Started in the 1960s
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IEEE Launches TryEngineering Summer Camps

21 February 2018
Two-week program designed to introduce students to the field

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How New Regulation to Protect Your Privacy Will Affect You

8 February 2018
IEEE is taking steps to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation

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Help Victims of Hurricane Maria by Donating to the IEEE Foundation

9 February 2018
Volunteers use the money to provide solar lanterns and charging stations to those still without power

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How Blockchain Technology Can Improve the Way Companies Do Business

9 February 2018
Maersk and Walmart have adopted IBM’s version

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IEEE Foundation Awards US $1.2 Million to Smart Village Initiative

20 February 2018
The money will support seven off-grid energy projects on four continents

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Help the IEEE Foundation Raise US $30 Million by 2020

19 February 2018
You can donate to support initiatives such as scholarship and education programs as well as disaster relief efforts

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Electrifying the Land of High Passes

19 February 2018
Providing solar power for remote villages in the Himalayas

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The State of Research: Where Are We Headed?

14 February 2018
Industry and academia have become shortsighted

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Affordable Industrial Internet of Things Systems for Small Factories

13 February 2018
Anurag Garg made a Forbes 30 under 30 list by transforming manufacturing facilities

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Three Things Millennials Value More Than a High Salary

22 February 2018
Study explores why the generation job-hops and what could persuade them to stick around

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Microsoft’s Decision to End Arbitration Agreements Is a Win for Women

1 February 2018
Employees will be able to take sexual harassment claims to court

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Get a Glimpse Inside Your Peers’ Engineering Labs

22 February 2018
Into Focus photo contest features projects submitted by members

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How to Get Involved With the 2018 U.S. National Engineers Week

7 February 2018
Thousands of activities for students of all ages are in the works

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How the Internet of Things Will Impact Engineering Careers

14 February 2018
New opportunities abound for those in software, mechanical, and manufacturing

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Three New IEEE Standards for Making Autonomous and Intelligent Systems Safer

2 February 2018
They cover fail-safe designs and address the subtle ways that robots can influence human behavior