As its December free e-book selection, IEEE-USA is offering the third and final volume of author Harry T. Roman’s trilogy, Thomas Edison, Man of the Millennium, Vol. 3: Observations to IEEE members, free. In this last book of the Edison […]
“I’m so much smarter than my manager,” my Tinder date complained. “I don’t understand why I’m not leading the team. My ideas are better than anyone else’s in the department.”
While I hadn’t […]
Growing numbers of mid- to late-career engineering professionals are continuing to move into consulting. According to the 2019 IEEE-USA Consultants Fee Survey, this year’s respondents have an average of 17 years of consulting experience. This […]
Pictured: Senator Maria Cantwell (Wash.) and 2019 IEEE-USA Congressional Fellow Ethan Keeler.
As an IEEE-USA Congressional Fellow, I worked in the office of Senator Maria Cantwell (Washington State) and for the Committee on Commerce, Science, and […]
Pictured: One of the VocaliD team, recording her voice, or voicebanking, on VocaliD's Human Voicebank. VocaliD is an NSF-funded small business. Photo credit: VocaliD.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) issues hundreds of grants every year to […]
Pictured (left to right): Nina Rouhanizadeh, Chair, WIE Chicago; Congressman Bill Foster; Maria Rios, CEO, Nation Waste Inc.; Laura Ellman, Member of Illinois State Senate; Anne Lee, CTO, Nokia Bell Lab; Congressman Sean Casten; and Liang Downey, […]
The physicist and 2015 IEEE Medal of Honor recipient Mildred Dresselhaus once described mentoring as “Listening to people, helping them go over the issues, and clarifying how to deal with any problems that might arise.”
In a nutshell, […]
Try your hand at our weekly engineering- and technology-themed crossword puzzles. Every Wednesday, we will post a new puzzle -- authored by renowned crossword puzzle writer Myles Mellor -- to test your skill and knowledge.
Myles Mellor is […]
It can be hard to buy thoughtful gifts for the engineers on your list. So you put things off and end up grabbing some mug or tie at the last minute that screams “low effort.” Well, IEEE-USA is here to help keep you out of the doghouse […]
Pictured: The Antoinette Barrel. Photo courtesy of the IEEE History Center.
Early aviation was incredibly dangerous, with crashes being commonplace. The first aircraft lacked many of today’s safety protocols and often had controls that were […]
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