25 Aug

IEEE-USA Awards Ceremony Going Virtual

WASHINGTON (25 August 2020) – IEEE-USA’s prestigious awards ceremony will be streamed live online this year, featuring video appearances from the 2019 award recipients, nominators and board members. Catch the premiere on Facebook or YouTube on Monday, 31 August at 8:00pm ET. These annual awards celebrate professionalism, technical achievements and literary contributions to public awareness […]

13 Jul

IEEE-USA Calls for Extended Online Class Exemption for Student Visas

WASHINGTON (13 July 2020) – Last week, the Administration announced that it would begin enforcing current laws regarding students enrolled in online degree programs.  This would force thousands of students out of the country at a time when health experts are urging people to avoid travel.  IEEE-USA urges the Administration to extend the temporary exemption […]

10 Jul

Changes to High-Skill Visa Programs Show Need for Massive Reform

WASHINGTON (10 July 2020) – IEEE-USA, representing America’s technology professionals, calls on Congress to recognize that recent changes to America’s high-skill and student visa programs demonstrate the need for major reforms to these vital systems. In recent weeks, the Administration has moved to restrict the use of green cards, block or restrict visa holders from […]

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 […]

30 Mar

IEEE-USA E-Books Are Now Free for IEEE Members

Biggest change in e-book program history, applies to over 150 current titles WASHINGTON (30 March 2020) – IEEE-USA’s e-books and audio books help IEEE members in the U.S. advance their careers, work on their soft skills, learn about public policy, even provide a fun distraction – and now, for the first time, the whole collection […]

05 Mar

IEEE-USA Launches Original Engineering Superhero Comic Book

The Slate Twins: Caught in the Currents Vol. 1 is written and illustrated by Jeff Knurek, cartoonist of the syndicated Jumble puzzle, seen in newspapers around the world WASHINGTON (4 March 2020) – Cartoonist Jeff Knurek steps into the world of engineering with a new, original comic book series – The Slate Twins: Caught in the […]

29 Jan

STEM Supports Two Thirds of U.S. Jobs

New analysis finds that six in ten U.S. STEM professionals do not hold a bachelor’s degree WASHINGTON (28 January 2020) – A new analysis released yesterday finds that 67% of U.S. jobs and 69% of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) are supported by science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The analysis, conducted by FTI Consulting […]

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) […]