28 May

Technology Research Key to Global Response to Future Pandemics

White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Director Kelvin Droegemeier and U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios led the G7 Science and Technology (S&T) Ministerial Meeting on COVID-19 today. Following the meeting, G7 Science and Technology Ministers issued a declaration of their intent to collaborate on COVID-19 response and recovery, including: Launching the […]

26 May

TryEngineering LIVE: Explore the World of Robotics

Kids and students, join in for the next TryEngineering Live: Hands-On Design Challenge, 28 May at 12:00pm ET. In this virtual event, get a tour of IEEE’s award-winning Robots Guide, a fun interactive site featuring hundreds of real robots. TryEngineering will also walk you through a printable set of worksheets for kids to use at […]

26 May

IEEE-HKN: Pathways to Industry Webinar

HKN Panel Session: Graduate School or Work Experience? Which is the Chicken and Which is the Egg? University students are evaluating whether to go to graduate school or go into industry. Join this IEEE-HKN Pathways to Industry Panel discussion on 27 May at 11am ET to get advice from hiring managers from leading engineering companies, […]

26 May

IEEE Spectrum: Swiss Startup Developing Autonomous UV Disinfection Robot

Swiss startup Rovenso is developing an autonomous robot that can detect and disinfect high-touch surfaces. Cofounder/CEO Thomas Estier and his team converted their existing highly mobile security robot into an autonomous, efficient coronavirus destroyer. “ROVéo” maps its 3D environment with lidar, then focuses its UV-C disinfection system only on surfaces that are likely to be […]

26 May

The Institute: Members on the Front Lines

IEEE Student Member Pedro Brandao is part of a team of engineering students at the University of Porto in Portugal, that has built a non-contact device to screen people for fever before they enter facilities such as airports, office buildings, schools, and stores. The Institute interviewed Pedro about his project – read it here!

22 May

IEEE-USA Washington Update: Space, HEROES, and Signs of Life

If you missed it live, catch the recording as Russ Harrison, IEEE-USA Director of Government Relations, brings you the latest news from Washington, D.C. affecting IEEE members. In this episode, Russ takes a look at the latest economic news related to COVID-19 and the new HEROS Act, which may bring more stimulus to businesses and […]

21 May

IEEE WIE ILC 2020 Virtual Series

The 2020 IEEE WIE ILC has moved online! The Virtual Series will take place throughout June 2020. It will include 1-hour sessions, live panel discussions, virtual networking opportunities, plus an on-demand library. The current circumstances have led to more challenges, both professionally and personally, for women in the tech community, and strong leadership is needed […]

20 May

New IEEE-USA E-Book Explores Humanity’s Future

What Will Our World Look Like in 10 Years? is a new series from author, director and futurist Maxim Jago WASHINGTON (20 May 2020) – Futurist Maxim Jago predicts a decade of unprecedented change in the first volume of his new e-book series – What Will Our World Look Like in 10 Years? – now […]