News Category: History Center

Geniuses At War

“Geniuses at War” by David Price Wins 2022 IEEE Middleton Prize

In Geniuses at War: Bletchley Park, Colossus, and the Dawn of the Digital Age, David A. Price draws upon recently declassified sources to tell the dramatic story of the brilliant…

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See the USA the AIEEE Way

The American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE) invited the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) of Great Britain to visit the United States and to hold a joint meeting in connection…

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Students with a Passion for Engineering History

Donations to the IEEE Foundation enable, among other initiatives, IEEE programs that support and encourage the next generation of innovators. Two donor-supported programs that benefit the student, IEEE and those…

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Dedicated Volunteers Enable Expansion of IEEE Oral Histories

“IEEE Life Fellows: Capturing Oral History,” the IEEE History Center’s major oral history project is in full swing. This IEEE New Initiatives Committee (NIC) funded project, captures the life stories and career…

Peter J. Wild IEEE

Helping IEEE Preserve History

According to Peter J. Wild, his more than 50-year affiliation with IEEE has proven invaluable to his career. “I became a member of IEEE after completing my studies as an…

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“A Telephone for the World” Wins 2021 Middleton Prize

In June 1990, Motorola publicly announced an ambitious business venture called Iridium. The project’s signature feature was a constellation of 77 satellites in low-Earth orbit which served as the equivalent…

Teachers work on a hands-on activity during a STEM Mentorship Program facilitated by the Uganda National Commission for UNESCO with support from IEEE Foundation donors.

IEEE REACH Gains Traction on a Global Stage

Through the lens of history, IEEE REACH offers secondary school teachers resources that enhance students’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills while boosting cultural and technological literacy. The program provides a…

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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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Robert A. “Bob” Dent Recognized as Outstanding Philanthropist by AFP-New Jersey

IEEE Life Senior Member Robert A. “Bob” Dent has received the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) New Jersey’s Excellence in Philanthropy Award for Outstanding Philanthropist for his philanthropy to IEEE…

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Harnessing Strength in Numbers

Lyle Feisel, Ph.D.MEMBER GRADE: Life Fellow As a member of both the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE) and The Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE) – parent organizations which ultimately…