Gates laments decreasing interest in programming Seattle Post-Intelligencer | 19 July 2005
Honors in Business
Trenton Times | 3 July 2005 Excerpted from The Trenton Times’ Business section:
“IEEE-USA President Dr. Gerard A. Alphonse of Princeton has been inducted into the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame. He has been honored for his ‘prolific work in diverse cutting-edge technologies, including superconductivity, acoustic emissions and electro-optics.’ Former inductees include Thomas Edison and Albert Einstein. Alphonse and three others were selected for the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame by the New Jersey Research and Development Council, a nonprofit association dedicated to creating a strong, healthy environment for the continued growth of R&D within the state. The council also recognizes inventors, innovators and graduate students.”
When Global Winds Blow Set the Course For Tomorrow Electronic Design Magazine | 30 June 2005
IEEE-USA’s Hira Laments Impact of Temporary Labor, Outsourcing on U.S. Engineering Careers
In a 20-minute radio interview on CBS news affiliate WTIC-Newstalk 1080 in Hartford, Conn., IEEE-USA R&D Committee Chair Dr. Ron Hira discussed the use of temporary labor and outsourcing to fill U.S. engineering positions.
WTIC 1080AM – Ray & Diane on the Air
27 June 2004
Exporting America (CNN transcript) Lou Dobbs Moneyline 22 May 2003, 6 p.m. and 11:30 p.m., 26 May 2003
CNN’s Lou Dobbs Moneyline recently featured an interview with IEEE-USA Research & Development Policy Committee Chair Ron Hira, in which he discussed H-1B, L-1 and offshore outsourcing issues. (Read the transcript)
H-1B Visas Cost American Jobs The Washington Times | 10 May 2003
Finding the Perfect Fit The Institute | 07 May 2003
Economy and Job Market in Silicon Valley (CNN transcript) NEXT@CNN
CNN | 14 September 2002 NEXT@CNN, CNN’s weekly magazine on the latest innovations in science, technology, environment, space, and computers, recently ran a 4-minute piece on the H-1B program which displayed LeEarl Bryant’s July engineering unemployment letter to Congress on IEEE-USA letterhead.