Articles for July 2018


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Volunteering Versus Research: Which Should Take Priority?

17 July 2018
Both require a lot of time and focus, but one ends up taking a back seat

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AI Software Helps Employers Hire Based on Innate Skills

16 July 2018
Some companies are selecting candidates based on neuroscience assessments instead of résumés

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What It Takes to Succeed as a Woman in a STEM Field

2 July 2018
While both genders have proven to excel in the fields, women often face additional challenges

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IEEE Collabratec Inspires Discussions on a Variety of Topics

3 July 2018
GDPR, Stephen Hawking’s impact … the professional networking site is buzzing with conversations

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Haptically Controlled Robots Will Take On Tasks Too Dangerous for Humans

12 July 2018
With its sense of touch, Stanford’s OceanOne android can assist with recovery efforts on sea and land

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How Oceanic Engineering Has Evolved Since 1983

10 July 2018
The IEEE group dedicated to advancing the field was named a society 35 years ago

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Four New IEEE E-books on Cutting-Edge Technologies

13 July 2018
Explore the latest advances in the IoT, photovoltaics, and more

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Junior at High Technology High School Wins IEEE Presidents’ Scholarship

11 July 2018
The recipient developed a low-cost, high-efficiency photovoltaic system

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Engineering Medical School Programs Launch to Spur Health Care Innovations

18 July 2018
University of Illinois and Texas A&M asking students to prototype ideas to improve medical devices

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Student Member Launches Makerspace and Robot Competition at the University of Houston

5 July 2018
These IEEE student branch programs teach technical skills in a fun way

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The Iceberg-Detection System That Helped Ships Avoid Disaster

4 July 2018
Fessenden’s oscillator was invented in 1913, the year after the Titanic sank

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What’s in Store at Upcoming IEEE Region 8 Student and Young Professionals Congress

19 July 2018
Organizers give a preview of the July event in Portugal

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Nine Ways to Restore Ethics Advice and Support to Strengthen IEEE’s Tagline

20 July 2018
Recommendations include getting involved, creating new guidelines, and remaining vigilant

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How One Successful Female Engineer Learned to Adapt to the ‘Boys Club’

9 July 2018
The Life Member was the first woman to earn an electrical engineering degree from her university

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IEEE Young Professionals Empower Attendees at the IEEE-USA Future Leaders Forum

6 July 2018
Sessions include how to burnish your brand and where to acquire leadership skills

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IEEE Task Force Works on Standard for Light Communications

18 July 2018
The new guidelines for Li-Fi are to enhance IEEE 802.11 Wi-Fi standard