News Category: History

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Foundation for the Future – IEEE Foundation Then and Now

The IEEE Foundation is coming up on a big anniversary. With that on the horizon, we want to take a moment to reflect on how the Foundation came to be. …

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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…

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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…

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Harnessing the Power of Cumulative Giving

Noel N. Schulz, Ph.D. is no stranger to the act of philanthropy within her field. A nationally-recognized expert in power systems engineering, Dr. Schulz is Washington State University’s (WSU) First…

Investing in Potential and Transforming Lives Around the Globe

Investing in Potential and Transforming Lives Around the Globe

We proudly recall the ways IEEE Foundation served as the IEEE philanthropic partner during 2021 and enter 2022 with a sense of achievement and excitement for the future. In the December…

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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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Giving to the Future of IEEE Members

Thomas F. Garrity (Tom) joined IEEE in 1972 to access technical publications, notably the electric power Transaction papers. Interaction with engineering professionals worldwide has been the ultimate reward for his…