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Rising Stars

Students Showcase Impact during 2024 IEEE Rising Stars Conference

By: Eileen R. Heltzer, CFRE; Senior Development Officer, IEEE Foundation The 2024 IEEE Rising Stars Conference was 5-7 January in Las Vegas, NV, USA at the Tropicana Hotel.  A record…

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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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…

Howard Michel

Paying It Forward Through the IEEE Foundation

Howard Michel, Ph.D.MEMBER GRADE: Life Senior Member and IEEE 2015 President As a proud IEEE Senior Member for decades as well as a past IEEE President and chair of IEEE’s…

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‘Speaking Volumes’ for the Next Generation

Alex Acero, Ph.D.MEMBER GRADE: Fellow Dr. Acero was excited to join the IEEE as a master’s engineering student in the 1980s, but he didn’t stop there; during the next three…

Dorsey

Dorsey & Whitney Foundation Supports IEEE Scholarships

The Dorsey & Whitney Foundation, created in 1982 by Dorsey partners, supports charitable causes in the communities where Dorsey & Whitney LLP attorneys and their families live and work. It…

Julian Bussgang

It’s Important to Train the New Generation and to Encourage Progress

Julian Bussgang admires the work of the IEEE Foundation and has found a “painless” way to give. As a member of the Life Members Committee, Julian realized how much IEEE…