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‘Your Brain on Art’ Conference to Explore the Physiological Side of Creativity

Sessions to integrate the arts into the neuroscience field to spur innovations

11 August 2017
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Today’s Engineers Are as Powerful as World Leaders

3 August 2017
Founders of Amazon, Microsoft, and SpaceX are successfully tackling issues typically handled by governments

Three Ways Engineers Save Lives

3 July 2017
From cutting-edge medical advances to structural safety in building design, engineers are unsung heroes

Rice University Students Developing Technology to Help Treat Epilepsy

23 June 2017
Funded by the National Science Foundation, their electrical stimulation device is designed to prevent seizures

Timeline: The Evolution of Assistive Technologies

15 June 2017
How devices to help people with disabilities have advanced over 40 years

The Ethical Dilemma of Designer Babies

3 May 2017
In this TED Talk, biologist Paul Knoepfler discusses the consequences of prioritizing advancements over morals

Mindbot: A Virtual Therapist to Help People With Mental Illness

21 April 2017
IEEE member working to give more patients access to help

IEEE Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award Goes to a Plasma Pioneer

6 February 2017
Chandrashekhar Joshi was recognized for his particle-accelerator work

Why It’s Smart to Have Diverse Thinking When It Comes to Brain Technology

1 February 2017
IEEE initiative chair says more than engineers should be involved

World’s Largest Brain/Vision Hackathon Melds Minds and Machines at the 2016 IEEE SMC Brain-Machine Interface Workshop

24 January 2017
Over 150 hackathon participants designed BMI prototypes for applications such as neurotechnology/Internet of Things integration, virtual/augmented reality games, and artificial intelligence data analysis