Articles for August 2018


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How Blockchain Technology Could Combat the Global Counterfeit Drug Market Wins Apex Award

31 August 2018
The award recognizes writing excellence in health and medical writing category

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Ten on Tech: Spotlight on Fellow Barbara Oakley, Professor at Oakland University

3 August 2018
Interview with the creator of ‘Learning How to Learn,’ the world’s most-popular MOOC

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Brazil’s Award-Winning Bahia Section to Break Its Student Membership Record

8 August 2018
It’s done this by helping universities form branches and providing advice on attracting new members

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Student Member at Universidad de San Carlos Busy Planning 80 STEM Events in Guatemala

15 August 2018
They include hands-on projects and a nationwide maker faire

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In Memoriam: August 2018

27 August 2018
IEEE mourns the loss of the following members

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EPICS in IEEE Group at San Jose State University Designs Underwater Drone

6 August 2018
Engineering students look to collect data in California’s Guadalupe River to help endangered fish

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Meet Volunteers Aboard the IEEE MOVE Truck

17 August 2018
They provide the vehicle’s mobile services of emergency power, Internet access, and cellphone chargers to natural disaster victims and aid workers

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CultureCloud App Helps People Connect at Conferences and While Traveling

10 August 2018
Developed by IEEE Young Professionals members, it matches users based on location and shared interests

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Duke of Cambridge Presents Maxwell Medals to GSM Developers

20 August 2018
The co-recipients helped advance international mobile communications that led to today’s emerging 5G standards

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Shockley’s Historic Semiconductor Laboratory Honored With Two IEEE Milestones

24 August 2018
The first attempt to automate the manufacture of diffused silicon transistors and pioneering work by Gordon Moore happened at the Silicon Valley location

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How Blockchain Technology Could Track and Trace Food From Farm to Fork

29 August 2018
IEEE standards working group is using the distributed ledger to improve and secure the supply chain

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Boning Up on Blockchain Technology

21 August 2018
E-learning courses, publications, and conferences are some IEEE resources that can bring you up to speed

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Will Amazon Disrupt the U.S. Health Care System?

22 August 2018
The company joins forces with Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan to lower costs and improve care

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Special Report: Blockchain

27 August 2018
Learn what IEEE is doing to advance the decentralized ledger

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Two Entrepreneurs on Why They Founded Socially Conscious Companies

20 August 2018
Ampaire aims to provide underserved communities access to flight routes; Krtkl looks to democratize technology

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Five Surprising Applications of Blockchain Technology

13 August 2018
Uses include verifying information about job candidates and tracking gun ownership