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Sep 26, 2023

Get Excited for IEEE Day!

By |2023-09-22T09:46:16-04:009 September 2023|Announcements, From Around the World|

IEEE Day is Tuesday, 3th October 2022. Every year, IEEE members from IEEE Sections, Student Branches, Affinity groups, and Society Chapters join hands to celebrate IEEE Day. Events happen both virtually and in person. IEEE Day celebrates the first time in history when engineers worldwide gathered to share their technical ideas in 1884. Join the ...

Jul 26, 2023

A Brief History of Nikola Tesla Told in Stamps

By |2023-07-25T15:02:47-04:007 July 2023|From Around the World|

Nikola Tesla was an inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system. Nikola Tesla was born on 10 July 1856 in Smiljan, Austrian Empire (present-day Croatia). The fourth of five children, Tesla discovered as he attended school that he ...

Jul 26, 2023

IEEE Life Fellow John Brooks Featured in Spectrum

By |2023-07-25T11:32:19-04:007 July 2023|From Around the World|

John Brooks Slaughter: Courageous Advocate for Diversity in STEM For decades, Slaughter has been tireless in his efforts to open doors to underrepresented minorities and women in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. Despite humble beginnings that did not suggest the direction his life would eventually take, the IEEE Life Fellow has broken barriers ...

Apr 18, 2023

ENIAC: The World’s First Computer

By |2023-04-17T15:15:28-04:004 April 2023|From Around the World|

The US Postal Service issued a special "Computer Technology" stamp to mark the 50th anniversary of the ENIAC. Short for Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, the ENIAC was the first electronic computer used for general purposes, such as solving numerical problems. It was designed and invented by John Presper Eckert and John Mauchly at the ...

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