IEEE History Center

Preserving the past, enlightening the future and promoting the legacy of electrical engineering, technology and computing.

IEEE History Center

Preserving the past, enlightening the future and promoting the legacy of electrical engineering, technology and computing.

Preserving and promoting the history of technology, the profession and IEEE is a privilege that the IEEE History Center takes very seriously. Through its many targeted programs, the Center collects and disseminates information and resources that exemplify the impact and influence of technology and its relationship, both past and present, to society.

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IEEE Milestones dedicated to honor significant technical achievements associated with IEEE

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Technology icons’ memories preserved in the IEEE Oral History Collection

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unique articles on the Engineering & Technology History
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“PROVING GROUND” by Kathy Kleiman Wins 2023 Middleton Award

Proving Ground: The Untold Story of the Six Women Who Programmed the World’s First Modern Computer (2022, Grand Central Publishing, New York) was selected as the winner of the 2023…

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IEEE REACH: Celebrating the Information Age

IEEE REACH’s new “Information Theory” Unit helps honor ‘Father of Information Theory’Claude E. Shannon and the importance of information theory in today’s digital era. Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan once…

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Word of Mouth: IEEE’s Oral Histories Program

IEEE’s Oral Histories Program celebrates 55 years of conversations with the field’s greatest pioneers On top of the milestone 50th anniversary of the IEEE Foundation in 2023, another landmark achievement…

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