Articles for June 2018


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Electrical Engineers Are Building the Future of Health Care

5 June 2018
Assistive robots, advanced imaging machines, and 3D bioprinters certain to transform the industry

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Female Engineers: Be Fearless and Take Risks in Your Career

8 June 2018
Speakers at this year’s IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference gave confidence-boosting tips

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Top-Paying Jobs in the Gig Economy Are in Tech

19 June 2018
Freelancers working in artificial intelligence, blockchain, and cybersecurity earn the most

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Biomedical Engineers Look to Help People Live Much Longer

26 June 2018
Technologists are working on many approaches to prevent age-related health conditions

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In Memoriam: June 2018

25 June 2018
IEEE mourns the loss of the following members

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2019 IEEE President-Elect Position Statements

28 June 2018
The three candidates share their vision for the organization

Four Things Millennial Engineers Are Looking for in a Job

19 June 2018
What most young professionals are expecting from their workplace
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Smart Homes Could Monitor Medical Issues for Elderly

21 June 2018
An IEEE Fellow is working on a system so doctors can analyze their patients’ daily activities

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New York’s Consumer Electronics Week Showcases Tech for Parents and Kids

28 June 2018
Products include T-shirts to track children and a 3D-printing pen

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Technology You Can Swallow

18 June 2018
A Carnegie Mellon researcher has developed a diagnostic tool that can be digested

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A Hands-On Approach With My Son Sparked His Interest in Engineering

11 June 2018
Showing, not telling, kids what engineers do can have a lasting impact

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Annual Election Begins in August

4 June 2018
Return your ballot by 1 October

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Nominations are Needed for the 2020 IEEE Technical Field Awards

12 June 2018
Submit your recommendations by 15 January

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IEEE Ethics: When Advice and Support Went Dark

20 June 2018
An overview of what led to activities being terminated, as well as efforts to restore them

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Tune In to the New Podcast Series From the IEEE Brain Initiative

27 June 2018
Experts talk about tiny microscopes and brain-machine interfaces

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Calendar: June–August 2018

6 June 2018
A look at upcoming IEEE events

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Startup’s Wireless Earbuds Augment Hearing and Control Noise

7 June 2018
Latest version of Nuheara’s IQBuds Boost can also be used by those who are hard of hearing

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Technology Is Addictive by Design

6 June 2018
Speakers at Collision conference say the industry needs to change its ways

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Software Could Help Predict Alzheimer’s Risk Years Before Symptoms Appear

13 June 2018
Researcher is working on neurodegenerative diseases by analyzing patient data

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Get Ready: All Our Devices Will Be Able to Talk to One Another Soon

14 June 2018
IEEE Standards Association is working to make personal area networks interoperable and secure

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Services Like Echo and Uber Can Help the Elderly Live Independently

22 June 2018
They can set reminders to take medication and arrange for rides to doctor appointments

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Would You Want Your Memories Uploaded to a Computer After You Die?

29 June 2018
One startup is offering to preserve people’s brains and create a virtual afterlife