12 Mar

IEEE-USA Statement on White House’s Proposed FY2020 Budget

WASHINGTON (12 March 2019) – The budget proposed by the White House for FY2020 includes funding increases for a number of key programs, including cybersecurity and defense research. However, cuts to critical budgets for NIST, NSF, NASA and DOE technology programs are concerning. “The White House’s FY2020 budget has some bright spots,” said IEEE-USA President Thomas […]

12 Dec

New IEEE-USA E-Book Explores Best Practices for Public Speaking; December Free E-Book for Members Reveals Secrets to Becoming a World-Changer

WASHINGTON (12 December 2018) – “Public speaking is a leadership skill,” says veteran engineer, author and educator Harry T. Roman. In his new E-Book, Roman shares some advice on developing and using the soft skill of public speaking to ensure greater success in your career. Public Speaking for Engineers–Say It Loud and Proud is available now […]

08 Oct

IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference Announces Keynote Speakers

SAN JOSE, CALIF. (8 October 2018) – Celebrating its 8th anniversary, the 2018 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) is a world class conference focused on discussing sustainable development and humanitarian technology related policy, insight and experiences and showcasing activities aligned with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). Today, IEEE GHTC 2018 announces keynote speakers and […]

05 Sep

IEEE-USA Endorses Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier for Director of OSTP

WASHINGTON (5 September 2018) – Today, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation voted unanimously to approve Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier as the director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). IEEE-USA urges the full Senate to approve Dr. Droegemeier’s nomination in a vote as soon as possible. Dr. Droegemeier is eminently […]

12 Jul

2018 Future Leaders Forum to Showcase Hottest Trends in Leadership

WASHINGTON (12 July 2018) – The hottest trends in leadership and technology will be on center stage at the 2018 Future Leaders Forum, presented by IEEE-USA. Hundreds of young and mid-career professionals are expected to descend on Austin, Texas, for this one-of-a-kind event from July 26-28, 2018. The forum will offer insightful and thoughtful content, […]

24 Apr

Supreme Court Misses Opportunity For Patent Reform

WASHINGTON (24 April 2018) – Today, the United States Supreme Court released their decision regarding the Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC et al., stating that Intellectual Property Review (IPR) proceedings, which are held before an executive agency tribunal of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), are constitutional. “The Supreme Court […]

30 Jan

I-Squared, Again: Don’t Be Distracted

WASHINGTON (30 January 2018) – IEEE-USA, representing more than 180,000 technology professionals in the United States, urges Congress to oppose the I-Squared Act and any attempt to expand the H-1B outsourcing visa. On Thursday, Sen. Orin Hatch (R-UT) reintroduced his H-1B expansion bill, the I-Squared Act, which would increase the number of H-1B visas from 85,000 annually to […]