10 Mar

IEEE Announces Candidates for 2022 IEEE President-Elect

The voting membership of IEEE annually elects officers that serve on the top-tier IEEE governing bodies. The IEEE President-Elect candidates are nominated by the IEEE Board of Directors or by petition, with an election to follow in the Fall. The individual elected this year will serve as IEEE President-Elect in 2022 and as IEEE President […]

25 Feb

White Paper: Why (and How) America Should Upgrade Our Vulnerable Electrical Grid

WASHINGTON (25 February 2021) – A new white paper from IEEE-USA, written by the nation’s leading power engineers, addresses challenges and suggests solutions to current electrical grid shortcomings that are both technically feasible and economical. Challenges facing the U.S. electric power grid include aging equipment, physical and cyber security threats, transmission losses, wildfires and extreme […]

26 Jan

2020 IEEE-USA Awards Honor Outstanding Contributions in Trying Times

WASHINGTON (26 January 2021) – IEEE-USA is thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2020 IEEE-USA Awards. The awardees were chosen to receive IEEE-USA’s highest honors, in recognition of their professionalism, technical achievement, and literary contributions to the engineering profession in the United States. “IEEE volunteers found ways to help others thrive in a difficult […]

29 Oct

IEEE-USA Supports Common Sense H-1B Reform

WASHINGTON (29 October 2020) – IEEE-USA, which represents nearly 180,000 technology professionals across the United States, applauds the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for taking another bold step to reform the H-1B program. Allocating scarce H-1B visas based on a worker’s value to our economy, as measured by the competitiveness of their wages, […]

13 Oct

IEEE-USA Welcomes New Rules for H-1B Visas; Further Changes Still Needed

WASHINGTON (12 October 2020) – IEEE-USA supports H-1B reforms made last week by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Labor (DOL) to the H-1B visa program. But while applauding these changes, IEEE-USA remains opposed to restrictions on green cards, which will reduce the number of high-skill immigrants admitted to the United States. […]

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 […]