News Category: Donor Profile

Board Cheung

IEEE Foundation Board Member Hopes to Pay His Experience Forward

IEEE Fellow and IEEE Foundation Board Member Nim Cheung, Ph.D., is Chairman and CEO of AIphotonics Limited, a technology company he founded at the Hong Kong Science Park specializing in…

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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…

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First Female IEEE President Gives to Inspire Young Women

Martha Sloan was elected an IEEE Fellow in 1971 and attained Life Fellow status in 2011, and as a trailblazer in the engineering world, she was the only woman among 600…

TJ Rodgers

A Spark of Philanthropy to Inspire Future Generations

Dr. T.J. Rodgers’ contribution to support the IEEE SSCS- James D. Meindl Memorial Educational Fund was driven both by his respect for his mentor, Professor James D. Meindl, and his…

Janet And Ted Saad

Honoring Her Father’s Legacy

Janet E. Saad began donating to the IEEE Foundation in 2014 to honor her father’s memory and long-standing relationship with the organization. Janet’s father, Ted Saad was a pioneer in…

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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…