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Nathan Brewer And Ekaterina Rybkina

Rich in Content

Ekaterina Rybkina discusses her research experience as the 2023 Elizabeth & Emerson Pugh Young Scholar in Residence Established by IEEE Heritage Circle Members Elizabeth and Emerson Pugh, the Pugh Young…

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IEEE Women in Engineering Family Cares Grant Program: Fostering Inclusivity & Igniting Passion for STEM

In a remarkable stride towards making it easier for IEEE members with family care obligations to attend IEEE conferences, IEEE Women in Engineering is excited to announce the launch of…


A Prolific Innovator was Inspired by the Visionary Professor James D. Meindl

Nicky Lu, Ph.D., received his B.S. in electrical engineering from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. He earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, CA, USA, and…

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Rural Library Opens a Window to the World of STEM with Grant from Science Kits for Public Libraries

For 15 years, Science Kits for Public Libraries (SKPL) has been providing grants to libraries in rural areas, small towns, and cities across the Midwest. These grants enable libraries to…

Region 4 SKPL Grants

IEEE Region 4 Science Kits for Public Libraries (SKPL) Announces 17 Grants Bringing  STEM Learning to Young Library Patrons Across the Midwest, USA

Established in 2009, IEEE Region 4 SKPL is a donor-supported program designed to bring early engineering and STEM education kits to kindergarten through middle school children throughout the Midwest, USA.…


EPICS in IEEE: Transforming Lives for the Better

Past EPICS in IEEE project leaders discuss the far-reaching impacts their successful service-learning projects have had on their target communities and their own lives The act of “advancing technology for…

Funding Approval May 2024

Jon C. Taenzer Bequest Continues Longtime Global Impact

Jon C. Taenzer was a renowned research engineer, senior scientist, electronics engineering inventor/patent holder, author, IEEE Life Senior Member and IEEE Goldsmith Legacy League member who passed in 2019.The IEEE…

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2024 IEEE Vision, Innovation and Challenges (VIC) Summit & Honors Ceremony Video Recap

The 2024 IEEE Vision, Innovation and Challenges (VIC) Summit & Honors Ceremony, a premier IEEE annual event, took place earlier this month. A day full of excitement from start to…

Teachers discover IEEE REACH at the 103rd National Council for for the Social Studies’ Annual Conference

Pre-university Educators Find Value in the Versatility of IEEE REACH

Educators understand that there is an interconnectedness between STEM and other disciplines, and they recognize that interdisciplinary approaches in education are essential for real-world learning and problem-solving. IEEE REACH, a…

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IEEE’s Philanthropic Programs Featured as the Heart of the Inaugural Life Members Conference

From 14 to 16 April 2024, 179 attendees gathered in the Lone Star State, more specifically, Austin, Texas, USA, for the inaugural IEEE Life Members Conference. The conference focused on…

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Unlocking Potential: How Your IRA Can Drive Impact with the IEEE Foundation

Almost 50 years ago, the United States Congress passed the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). This federal law “set minimum standards for most voluntarily established retirement and health plans.”…

IOT Workshop

Announcing 2024 IEEE STEM Grantees is the home for IEEE volunteers who are committed to inspiring the next generation of engineers by engaging school-aged children in hands-on  engineering activities through outreach initiatives. Each year…