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Taking Flight Personally and Professionally

For Alex Tacescu, receipt of the 2015 IEEE Presidents’ Scholarship — which recognizes a deserving student for an outstanding project in engineering, electronics engineering, computer science, or another IEEE field of interest…

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Celebrate IEEE Foundation’s 50th Anniversary 

To commemorate its 50-year Anniversary, the IEEE Foundation, the philanthropic partner of IEEE, will celebrate and unveil events throughout 2023 that showcase the profound impact that donor support makes around…

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Reflecting on Our 2022 Impacts

We wish you a happy new year! 2022 was an incredibly special and eventful year for us at IEEE Foundation; thank you for being a part of it! We are…

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Three New Directors to Start the New Year

As we start a new year, the IEEE Foundation celebrates its 50th anniversary and the addition of three new Directors to help guide the efforts of the Foundation in the…

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Foundation for the Future – IEEE Foundation Then and Now

The IEEE Foundation is coming up on a big anniversary. With that on the horizon, we want to take a moment to reflect on how the Foundation came to be. …

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“Geniuses at War” by David Price Wins 2022 IEEE Middleton Prize

In Geniuses at War: Bletchley Park, Colossus, and the Dawn of the Digital Age, David A. Price draws upon recently declassified sources to tell the dramatic story of the brilliant…

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Donors Gave more than US$157,000 on #IEEEGivingTuesday!

The IEEE community truly answered the call on #IEEEGivingTuesday. This year, hundreds of members and friends came together to benefit IEEE Foundation and IEEE philanthropic programs. The generosity of IEEE membership…

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Celebrating the Insight and Leadership of our 2022 Directors

“You never fail to surprise yourself with the broadness and reach of IEEE.”-Dr. Nim Cheung, IEEE Foundation Director As we enter the season of gratitude, we are pleased to introduce…

Celebrating Donors & the Students they Support with the IEEE Antennas & Propagation Society

Brilliant minds gathered from around the world for technical talks, exhibitions, workshops and demonstrations in the field of antennas and propagation and associated technical fields during the 2022 IEEE International…

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IEEE Life Members Program Launches New Website

IEEE’s Life Members Committee is thrilled to announce the launch of its new website, life.ieee.org. The new Life Members website showcases the impact donors make through programs, opportunities, and resources…

IEEE Student Members Tackle Public Policy Topics in Washington, DC

Each year, IEEE-USA selects up to three outstanding IEEE student members with a keen interest in public policy to participate in the nine-week program in Washington, D.C, USA called Washington…

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Sustainable Weather Balloon Wins Student a $10,000 Scholarship

Every day thousands of weather balloons are released all over the world, using radiosondes to measure pressure, relative humidity and temperature. These balloons aren’t environmentally friendly. After a few hours…