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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,…


23 New Service Learning Projects launched through the EPICS in IEEE Access and Abilities Competition

EPICS in IEEE is proud to announce the twenty-three new service learning projects selected as part of its Access and Abilities Competition. Selected from more than 50 proposals, these projects…

Volunteer Week

Volunteers: The Fuel that Powers IEEE

Since its founding in 1973, the IEEE Foundation has worked side by side with IEEE volunteers, supported by our donors, to unleash exciting, thoughtful and impactful programming. Throughout the past…

PES S+ 2022 23 Article

PES Scholars Ensure the Future of the Sector

Ensuring the electric grid is maintained and transformed to accommodate society’s changing needs depends upon attracting smart, energized and dedicated engineering students to the field. Enter the IEEE Power &…

Ian P. Roberts

Ian Roberts Receives Andrea Goldsmith Young Scholars Award

Ian P. Roberts, an IEEE Graduate Student Member, was selected as the 2023  IEEE Communications Society Communication Theory Technical Committee (CTTC) Andrea Goldsmith Young Scholars Award recipient for his “contributions…

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Advancing Shared Goals of a Greener Planet through Philanthropy

Infineon is a long-time active member of the IEEE community.  As an innovative company building on solutions that help drive decarbonization and digitalization, Infineon believes IEEE’s mission to advance technology…

Brandon Wei Seng Ung

Ung Receives Fellowship in EE

In November 2022, graduate student Brandon Wei Seng Ung was awarded the IEEE Life Members Graduate Study Fellowship in Electrical Engineering. IEEE Foundation Director and former Vice President of EA…

HKN 2022

Record Attendance for 2022 IEEE-HKN Student Leadership Conference

“Networking with alumni from the chapter and with IEEE as a professional after graduation,” “the ideas for building community and leveraging our various networks” and “collaborate with local chapters” were…


IEEE TryEngineering Summer Institute Emerges Stronger Than Ever

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, attendance at the 2022 IEEE TryEngineering Summer Institute grew more than 100 percent compared to 2020, with 314 students attending. The experience offers…

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It’s Time for The IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony

The IEEE VIC Summit, one of IEEE’s premier, annual events, will be held 5 May 2023. The event highlights the innovation and creativity of engineering, science and technology through provocative,…

Science Kits

Opening Doors to a World of Wonder

Educators often struggle to help students relate to and develop a love of science. But thanks to IEEE Region 4’s fun, innovative and informative “Science Kits for Public Libraries” (SKPL)…


SECURE 2.0: Updates That May Impact You!

On 29 December 2022, President Biden signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 (HR 2617) into law, which included provisions affecting retirement savings plans intended to build upon the 2019 SECURE Act. This legislation builds on the original Secure Act and years of discussion aimed at strengthening the retirement system and an expansion of the rules for qualified charitable donations (QCDs). While the Secure 2.0 Act contains dozens of provisions, the highlights are different depending on where you are in your life cycle.