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Winner of 2024 IEEE Medal in Power Engineering Award Inspired to Donate Cash Prize

Professor Deepakraj (Deepak) Divan was named the recipient of the 2024 IEEE Medal in Power Engineering for his outstanding contributions to the technology associated with the generation, transmission, distribution, application,…

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Dedicated Volunteer and Donor Is a Catalyst for Change!

During his nearly 20 years of being an IEEE Foundation donor, John Paserba has enjoyed allocating his contributions across 10 different programs he is passionate about within IEEE.   “Recently,” shares…

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IEEE Senior Life Member Says Now Is the Right Time to Support the Next Generation!

James Graham was born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1950. He grew up in several small towns throughout central Indiana, where he graduated as class valedictorian in 1968 and enrolled at…

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Gunther and Shirley Karger Establish the IEEE Communication Society Community Leadership Award 

Founding Members of IEEE Communications Society (COMSOC October 9,1963) Gunther Karger elected Chairman of the Cape Canaveral, Florida Section Gunther Karger, Senior Life Member of IEEE, first became obsessed with…

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Finding Fulfillment Through Volunteering and Giving Back to Fellow Life Members

Peter M. Silverberg, PE, is an IEEE Life Senior Member who supported the IEEE Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT) program in 2023. His gift to the SIGHT program,…

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ONSEMI AWARDS A GRANT TO TRYENGINEERING

onsemi’s mission is to drive disruptive innovations to help build a better future. With a focus on automotive and industrial end-markets, the company’s work includes vehicle electrification and safety, sustainable…

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Lifelong IEEE Member and Philanthropist Paving the Way for Future Generations

IEEE Life Senior Member Jacob M. Kulangara, PE, has been a member of IEEE and the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) for almost five decades. He started in 1976…

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Supporting Authors of Engineering Textbooks to Improve Students’ Learning Experience

Dr. Bhagawandas Pannalal “B.P.” Lathi, his wife, Rajani, pictured along with their daughter, Anjali Lathi, and son, Pandit Lathi, are holding their IEEE Foundation documentation for their charitable work. Dr.…

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A Dedicated Volunteer and Advocate for Positive Change

Lorena Garcia is currently a member of the IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) and has been a volunteer member of this group for the past eight years, which includes serving…

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Generous Donors Pay off their Five-Year Pledge in the First Year by Donating Stock

IEEE Life Member John Derrick is doing a lot of pre-paying these days. “I’m 83, so there’s little time to lose!” declares John. With excellent financial planning, John and his…