News Category: Donor Profile

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Growing the Engineers of the Future

In 2022, Peter W.  Sauer, long-time IEEE volunteer who was better known in IEEE circles as ‘Pete’, was presented with the IEEE Nikola Tesla Award for his contributions to dynamic modeling and…

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Giving Back to Support Students

In 2022, John Undrill, an IEEE Life Fellow and long-time IEEE Foundation donor, was awarded the IEEE Herman Halperin Electric Transmission and Distribution Award, for “contributions to the development of analytical…

Prof Robert Heider

Entrusting the Future to IEEE

Robert HeiderMember Grade:  Member As a valued IEEE member since 2009, Robert Heider brings extensive industry expertise to the engineering field based on his over 50 years of experience as a…

Don Heirman

Pioneer Don Heirman’s Generous Giving Paves the Way for Future Innovation

Heirman’s estate gifts honor his lifelong legacy and will indelibly support critical IEEE initiatives  Though industry giant Donald (Don) N. Heirman sadly passed in October 2020 at the age of…

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Giving Back by Supporting IEEE Initiatives

Rafi KoutobyMember Grade: Member As an active IEEE member throughout his student years at California State University-Long Beach (US), Rafi Koutoby — now a Distribution Engineer at utility company Southern…

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Celebrating “IEEE’s Community”

Jack JewellMember Grade: Fellow As a valued IEEE Member and current Fellow, the IEEE has played an instrumental role in Jack Jewell’s life and career for over 30 years. “I always…

Linda Hugle

Like Mother, Like Daughter: Paving the Way for Women in Engineering

Linda Hugle, the daughter of Frances Hugle, embodied the ideals of Forever Generous. As an educator herself, Linda understood the importance of education and helping a young person pursue their dreams.…

IEEE Donor Profile 2021 Maxine Cohen

Bringing Support Full Circle

Maxine Cohen, Ph.D.Member Grade: Life Member According to IEEE Life Member Maxine Cohen, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, College of Computing and Engineering at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL, US,…

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John and Jo-Ann McDonald Pledge Support to PES S+ and HKN Student Chapter Support

Throughout the past 50 years, John has remained a steadfast supporter (both as a donor and as a volunteer) of IEEE and the IEEE Foundation.

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Leveraging Matching Gift Opportunities

David ZiskindMEMBER GRADE: Senior Member Now in his 21st year as an IEEE member, David Ziskind appreciates the role IEEE has played in his life and career. “I enjoy connecting…