News Category: Donor Impact

John Undrill Headshow

Giving Back to Support Students

In 2022, John Undrill, an IEEE Life Fellow and long-time IEEE Foundation donor, was awarded the IEEE Herman Halperin Electric Transmission and Distribution Award, for “contributions to the development of analytical…

In Memoriam: Herbert Mertel

In Memoriam: EMC Leader Herbert Mertel, “An Engineer’s Engineer”

In 2021, the engineering world lost one of its most prominent figures with the passing of Herbert Mertel, a renowned expert in the field of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). His legacy…

Prof Robert Heider

Entrusting the Future to IEEE

Robert HeiderMember Grade:  Member As a valued IEEE member since 2009, Robert Heider brings extensive industry expertise to the engineering field based on his over 50 years of experience as a…

Don Heirman

Pioneer Don Heirman’s Generous Giving Paves the Way for Future Innovation

Heirman’s estate gifts honor his lifelong legacy and will indelibly support critical IEEE initiatives  Though industry giant Donald (Don) N. Heirman sadly passed in October 2020 at the age of…

Lead Heritage Large E Newsletter 6

IEEE Heritage Circle: Celebrating the Philanthropic Spirit

Philanthropy in Action The goal of the IEEE Foundation is to partner with donors to enable more than 250 IEEE programs that advance technology for the benefit of humanity. It’s…

Rafi Koutoby Heashot

Giving Back by Supporting IEEE Initiatives

Rafi KoutobyMember Grade: Member As an active IEEE member throughout his student years at California State University-Long Beach (US), Rafi Koutoby — now a Distribution Engineer at utility company Southern…

Jack Jewell Headshot

Celebrating “IEEE’s Community”

Jack JewellMember Grade: Fellow As a valued IEEE Member and current Fellow, the IEEE has played an instrumental role in Jack Jewell’s life and career for over 30 years. “I always…

Linda Hugle

Like Mother, Like Daughter: Paving the Way for Women in Engineering

Linda Hugle, the daughter of Frances Hugle, embodied the ideals of Forever Generous. As an educator herself, Linda understood the importance of education and helping a young person pursue their dreams.…

Supporting the Profession; Leaving a Legacy

Supporting the Profession; Leaving a Legacy

Former Director of the IEEE Foundation Board, Dr. John Impagliazzo is a true leader in the field of philanthropy. He willingly gives his time, talent and treasure to advance IEEE…

Dr. Noel N. Schulz

Harnessing the Power of Cumulative Giving

Noel N. Schulz, Ph.D. is no stranger to the act of philanthropy within her field. A nationally-recognized expert in power systems engineering, Dr. Schulz is Washington State University’s (WSU) First…