News Category: Program Impact


“A Telephone for the World” Wins 2021 Middleton Prize

In June 1990, Motorola publicly announced an ambitious business venture called Iridium. The project’s signature feature was a constellation of 77 satellites in low-Earth orbit which served as the equivalent…

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IEEE MOVE is Positioned for Response

MOVE I, the original IEEE-USA’s Mobile Outreach Vehicle, has been relocated to California to support the western United States. Cisco generously donated a new response vehicle (MOVE II), which will serve…

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Alumni Receptions: An Invitation for HKN Members to Celebrate and Reconnect

HKN alumni, students and friends gathered to reconnect, reminisce and rally in support of HKN at the first HKN Alumni Receptions of 2022. The first reception was held at the…

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IEEE REACH Gains Traction on a Global Stage

Through the lens of history, IEEE REACH offers secondary school teachers resources that enhance students’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills while boosting cultural and technological literacy. The program provides a…

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EPICS Welcomes New Leadership

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Making a Difference Through Engineering: One Student’s Dream Come True

Arizona State University (ASU) graduate Kayla Richardson earned a degree in Electrical Engineering with a focus on Power and Energy. Richardson was attending Chandler-Gilbert Community College where she met her…


IEEE Education Week Engages Members, Donors, Customers, and Staff

More than 60 IEEE operating units, regions, sections and technical societies celebrated the first-ever IEEE Education Week from 4-8 April 2022 with dozens of live events, virtual resources, special offers…

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First Deployment of IEEE MOVE International: Puerto Rico

By Jennifer Castillo In the first weekend of February 2022, non-stop rains caused heavy floods in the north coast of Puerto Rico with Toa Alta and Cataño being two of…

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Professor Azad Naeemi Receives the Inaugural James D. Meindl Innovators Award

Professor Azad Naeemi is the first ever recipient of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society James D. Meindl Innovators Award. Naeemi is Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA. His…


New Michael C. Wicks Radar Student Travel Grant Celebrates Wicks’ Legacy of Innovation and Altruism

Inaugural three recipients announced at Radar Con ’22 in New York City On 21 – 25 March, industry professionals worldwide attended the 2022 IEEE Radar Conference, which for the first time…