News Category: Smart Village

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Jon C. Taenzer Memorial Fund: Supporting Positive Initiatives Worldwide

Generosity can often have positive and far-reaching effects — and this has never been more clearly demonstrated than by the indelible impact the legacy of Jon C. Taenzer, through the…

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. Noel N. Schulz

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…

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Off and Running to Support ISV

Louis VaccaMEMBER GRADE: Member/Employee As Manager of Manufacturing, Distribution & Reprints, IEEE-Publishing Operations in Piscataway, NJ, USA, Lou Vacca’s work with IEEE Foundation’s publications, such as the Foundation Focus newsletter…

John Nelson

Putting Award Money to “Greater Use”

John NelsonMEMBER GRADE: Life Fellow For John Nelson, the rewards of giving back to his field began early in his career. As a student in the early 1970s, “my role…

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Advocating for Charitable Giving and Donor-Advised Funds

David DurocherMEMBER GRADE: Senior Member Longtime IEEE Senior Member David Durocher has dutifully served IEEE in numerous ways over the years, from his roles as President of IEEE’s Industry Applications…

Ray Larsen and Robin Podmore

IEEE Smart Village Co-Founders Larsen and Podmore Inducted into Hall of Honor

It wasn’t easy, even in a good natured way, to ridicule two men of such substance and accomplishment. On 16 November, Ray Larsen and Robin Podmore, the two co-founders of…