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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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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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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Landing a Job in Supply-Chain Management

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

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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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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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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

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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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IEEE Launches TryEngineering Summer Camps

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

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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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How the Industrial Internet of Things Is Changing the Face of Manufacturing

23 February 2018
New networks could reduce maintenance costs and make workplaces safer

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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

Letter from the Editor

18 February 2018
Article referencing Did You Know? Computer Matchmaking Started in the 1960s
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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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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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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 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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The State of Research: Where Are We Headed?

14 February 2018
Industry and academia have become shortsighted

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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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In Memoriam: February 2018

27 February 2018
IEEE mourns the loss of the following members

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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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Electrifying the Land of High Passes

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

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Today’s Manufacturers Are Adopting Mixed Reality and 3D Printing With Metal

26 February 2018
The technologies are helping Airbus, General Electric, and other companies become more efficient