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Sep 13, 2022

Get Excited for IEEE Day!

By |2022-09-13T11:03:59-04:009 September 2022|Announcements, From Around the World|

IEEE Day is Tuesday, 4th 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 ...

Sep 13, 2022

EPICS in IEEE Shapes Future Engineers through Service Learning

By |2022-09-13T10:59:52-04:009 September 2022|From Around the World, Special Project Focus|

EPICS in IEEE is a great opportunity for Life members to interact with and impact university students. Michael Andrews, Life member, is a huge supporter of the program and a longtime member of the committee. “The EPICS in IEEE program helps students not only use their engineering skills for community service but helps develop professional ...

Sep 12, 2022

Stamps Commemorate the Start of the Electrical Age

By |2022-09-12T14:24:37-04:009 September 2022|From Around the World|

On September 4, 1882, Thomas Edison began providing electricity to a portion of New York City, an event often considered the start of the electrical age. Edison first grew interested in incandescent electric lighting in mid-1878. A little over a year later he successfully developed the first practical incandescent light. He then set to work ...

Sep 12, 2022

Spotlight on the IEEE History Fellowship

By |2022-09-12T14:23:28-04:009 September 2022|From Around the World|

The IEEE Life Members History Fellowship, first awarded in 1978, is administered by the IEEE History Committee and sponsored by the IEEE Life Members Committee. The Fellow is selected on the basis of the candidate's potential for pursuing research in and contributing to the history of IEEE's designated fields. Each spring the Fellow presents a report, ...

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