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Reflecting on Our 2022 Impacts

We wish you a happy new year! 2022 was an incredibly special and eventful year for us at IEEE Foundation; thank you for being a part of it! We are…

IEEE Student Members Tackle Public Policy Topics in Washington, DC

Each year, IEEE-USA selects up to three outstanding IEEE student members with a keen interest in public policy to participate in the nine-week program in Washington, D.C, USA called Washington…

Amon Schumann 2022 IEEE Presidents Scholarship Recipient

Sustainable Weather Balloon Wins Student a $10,000 Scholarship

Every day thousands of weather balloons are released all over the world, using radiosondes to measure pressure, relative humidity and temperature. These balloons aren’t environmentally friendly. After a few hours…

Elza Erkip Ph.D

Furthering the Field of Information Theory

In a well-received presentation to the IEEE North American School of Information Theory at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) during August 2022, Elza Erkip, Ph.D., the Information Theory…

Samantha Niyoyita

IEEE Smart Village: Supports Students to Create Global Solutions

IEEE Smart Village (ISV) delivers three interrelated and interdependent pillars – Energy, Education and Entrepreneurship – that empower off grid communities. Since 2015, the centerpiece of the ISV Education pillar…

Dr. Stephanie Gillespie

Environmental Competition Inspires University Students to Address Climate Change

EPICS in IEEE, thanks to the grant from the United Engineering Foundation (UEF), successfully launched the EPICS in IEEE Environmental Competition for University Students. This competition has inspired teams of…

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Grants Help Volunteers Deliver STEM Programs

IEEE Foundation partnered with IEEE Educational Activities and TryEngineering to add a new, impactful fund to the Foundation’s portfolio of funds. Now, IEEE volunteer groups can apply for grants which…

Advancing The Field Of Information Theory

Advancing the Field of Information Theory

In a well-received presentation to the North American School of Information Theory at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) this August, Elza Erkip, Ph.D. – the Information Theory…

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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…