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IEEE Life Member Positions IEEE at the Top of His Charitable List

IEEE Life Senior Member Paul Dorvel has spent more than 30 years in the electrical power industry focusing on high-voltage transmission lines but appreciates the varied challenges in other engineering…


The Power of a Community Full of Contributions

By: Amanda Weissman There was once an engineering student at the University of Illinois who felt there was something missing in their academic career. He had a vision of a…

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Remembering Roger Brockett – Researcher, Educator and Innovator

IEEE Life Fellow Roger Brockett, a renowned researcher, educator and innovator passed away on 19 March 2023. His research inspired a generation of mathematicians. A strong proponent of scholarship and…

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Celebrating the 2023 IEEE Awards Honorees

The 2023 IEEE Vision, Innovation and Challenges Summit (VIC Summit) was held 5 May 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia, US. The event highlighted the innovation and creativity of engineering, science, and…

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The 2023 IEEE Brokaw Award for Circuit Elegance

The 2023 IEEE Brokaw Award for Circuit Elegance was awarded to five individuals for their design of a ring amplifier during the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) 2023. The win­ners,…

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2023 IEEE SSC-S James D. Meindl Innovators Award Named

Dr. Daniel Limbrick is the 2023 winner of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society James D. Meindl Innovators Award. Dr. Limbrick is an Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering…


Announcing 2023 IEEE TryEngineering STEM Grantees

The IEEE TryEngineering STEM Portal Grant Program is designed to spur STEM outreach and innovation by providing funding to IEEE volunteers to develop new STEM programs or enhance (or maintain)…

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IEEE Foundation Celebrates 50 Years of Philanthropy 

Events will highlight donor-supported STEM education and humanitarian programs By Kathy Pretz Since its launch in 1973, the IEEE Foundation has raised more than US $135 million for more than 250 IEEE…

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IEEE Foundation Board Member Hopes to Pay His Experience Forward

IEEE Fellow and IEEE Foundation Board Member Nim Cheung, Ph.D., is Chairman and CEO of AIphotonics Limited, a technology company he founded at the Hong Kong Science Park specializing in…


IEEE Member Inspired by her Female Role Models Strives to Influence Next Generation

Bozenna Pasik-Duncan is a Professor of Mathematics, a Courtesy Professor of both Aerospace Engineering and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Chancellors Club Teaching Professor at the University of Kansas. She…

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Role Model Recipient’s – Honorarium & Prize Money Donations

Have you ever been awarded a cash prize or speaker fee and wondered how you could make a lasting impact with that money? Award Recipients and Conference Speakers who receive…

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A Historical Partnership

The IEEE Foundation looks back on a half-century of outstanding achievement this year and celebrates an enduring almost 45-year partnership with the IEEE History Center, which is committed to preserving,…