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Pughs

Pughs Invest in the Future of IEEE

For more than a quarter of century, Emerson and Betsy Pugh have generously invested their time, talent, and treasure to enable the IEEE History Center to preserve and promote the history of…

Dorsey

Dorsey & Whitney Foundation Supports IEEE Scholarships

The Dorsey & Whitney Foundation, created in 1982 by Dorsey partners, supports charitable causes in the communities where Dorsey & Whitney LLP attorneys and their families live and work. It…

Allison Marsh Member

Dedicated to Serving Young People in the Community

Allison Marsh joined IEEE in 1998 while attending Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, USA. IEEE membership enabled Allison to network with other IEEE graduate student members from around the world. Allison…

Palmerweb3

Continuing a Family Tradition of Generosity

In 1952, Palmer Langdon took a class in electronics at Los Angeles City College. Thus began a life-long commitment to the electronics industry and a special appreciation of the practical…

Julian Bussgang

It’s Important to Train the New Generation and to Encourage Progress

Julian Bussgang admires the work of the IEEE Foundation and has found a “painless” way to give. As a member of the Life Members Committee, Julian realized how much IEEE…

Padovani

Inspiring New Generations of Students

Dr. Roberto Padovani, executive vice president at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., headquartered in San Diego, California, USA, joined IEEE as a student member in 1982. Roberto now holds more than 80…

Nita Patel

The Impact of Technology on Humanity

Nita Patel joined IEEE originally because, “it was a great way for a shy person like me to meet others in the engineering field.” Since joining, she has been an…

Murty Bhavaraju

Giving Back to the Next Generation of Power Engineers

Dr. Murty P. Bhavaraju joined IEEE as a student. His mentors at PSE&G encouraged him to participate in the IEEE Power & Energy Society by joining committees, participating in conferences,…

Spectrum’s Intern Program
Kickstarted by Foundation Grant

By Susan Hassler, Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Spectrum When I first joined IEEE Spectrum, Ken Foster, one of Spectrum’s most dedicated editorial advisory boardmembers, called me up with an idea. Why not,…

ThomasGarrity

Giving to the Future of IEEE Members

Thomas F. Garrity (Tom) joined IEEE in 1972 to access technical publications, notably the electric power Transaction papers. Interaction with engineering professionals worldwide has been the ultimate reward for his…