10 Dec

IEEE-USA Endorses H.R.5327 RELIEF Act to Eliminate Immigration Backlog and Increase American Business Competitiveness

WASHINGTON (10 December 2019) – On Friday, U.S. Representative Donna Shalala (D-Fla.) announced she has introduced legislation to resolve one of the biggest problems currently facing our immigration system: inadequate amounts of green cards available for high-skill immigrants. H.R.5327 is the House companion to S.2603, the Resolving Extended Limbo for Immigrant Employees and Families (RELIEF) […]

05 Nov

IEEE-USA Launches AI: A Global Survey

WASHINGTON (5 November 2019) – IEEE-USA’s AI: A Global Survey, an overview of the current national AI strategies of 26 different countries, is now available. This new report, prepared by Raine Sagramsingh, will assist US policymakers and others in the space comprehend the global context of artificial intelligence by providing insight into how other countries […]

01 Nov

IEEE-USA Announces 2019 Awards Recipients

Washington, D.C. (1 November 2019) — The IEEE-USA Awards and Recognition Committee (A&RC), with the approval of the IEEE-USA Board of Directors (BoD), has announced the 2019 IEEE-USA Awards recipients: IEEE-USA Robert S. Walleigh Award for Distinguished Contributions to Engineering Professionalism Emily Sopensky For sustained leadership in establishing innovative new IEEE programs, conferences, and initiatives […]

17 Oct

IEEE-USA Supports the RELIEF Act to Clear Immigration Backlog

WASHINGTON (17 October 2019) – Yesterday, U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) introduced legislation that addresses one of the most serious problems in our immigration system: to alleviate the long multiyear waits for individuals who have been cleared to immigrate to the United States. The Resolving Extended Limbo for Immigrant Employees and […]

05 Jun

IEEE-USA Announces Bran Ferren as EVO19 Opening Keynote Speaker

WASHINGTON (5 June 2019) – His TED talk on combining art and engineering has drawn over a million views. He’s one of Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business.” He’s the former head of Walt Disney Imagineering Research and Development. And he has designed concert visual effects for the likes of Pink Floyd, Paul […]

22 Apr

EVO19 Registration is Now Open

WASHINGTON (22 April 2019) – EVO19, IEEE-USA’s premier leadership conference, is bringing together some of the most sought-after speakers in leadership and technology. Record attendance is expected at this year’s event, coming to Pittsburgh, PA, on August 2-3, 2019. Changing times demand an Evolution of You™. The dynamics of leadership are shifting constantly – to stay […]

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 […]