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Jun 29, 2017, 14:58 ET Trump Administration Proposes LOWEST Bid to Extend H-1B Outsourcing Permanently

A Trump administration representative has made an astonishing proposal to Congress that would break the President's repeated promises to end H-1B...


May 05, 2017, 20:30 ET IEEE-USA TX Delegation Call on Congress to Support Investments in Research and Development

An IEEE-USA delegation from Texas traveled to Washington, D.C. to express the importance of research and development activities to the nation's...


Oct 12, 2016, 11:36 ET Systems & Control Engineers Enjoy Nearly 9 Percent Rise in Income, IEEE-USA Salary Survey Reveals

Now is a good time to be an engineer working in systems and control. These disciplines enjoyed a median income increase of more than double that...


Mar 09, 2016, 17:10 ET Communications & Power Disaster Relief Vehicle to Debut in Norfolk on Saturday 2 April

IEEE-USA will unveil its communications and power disaster relief vehicle to the public at the Marriott Norfolk (Va.) Waterside Hotel on Saturday 2...


Feb 17, 2016, 16:20 ET Alabama School Wins Grand Prize & IEEE-USA Best Communications System Award at Future City Competition National Finals

 The Academy for Science and Foreign Language (ASFL) in Huntsville, Ala., won the IEEE-USA Best Communications System award and the grand prize...


Dec 10, 2015, 13:06 ET IEEE Fellow Who Contributed to Manned Apollo Space Program to Receive IEEE-USA's Highest Honor; One of 16 Awardees

Dr. Arthur Winston, who served as IEEE president in 2004, will receive the Robert S. Walleigh Distinguished Contributions to Engineering...


Nov 30, 2015, 21:14 ET IEEE Conference Geared Toward Engineering Students, Young Professionals Coming to Las Vegas in January

 The second IEEE Rising Stars Conference is coming to the Excalibur in Las Vegas, 2-4 January 2016. The event is geared toward engineering...


May 07, 2015, 15:46 ET Tech-Based Intellectual Property Workshop Coming to Milwaukee Friday 15 May

Many entrepreneurs start a technology-based business without knowing how to protect the revenue-generating portion of their business – the...


Jan 14, 2015, 15:04 ET IEEE-USA: Senator Introduces Bill to Help Destroy U.S. High-Tech Workforce

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) re-introduced his Immigration Innovation ("I-Squared") bill into the new Republican-led Congress Tuesday. The...


Sep 16, 2014, 15:41 ET New Technologies, World-Class Research on Display at IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference in Silicon Valley

 The IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) will feature 127 papers, 28 "lightning" talks, 14 poster presentations and keynote...


Jun 06, 2014, 15:40 ET In New Hampshire, Companies Use Temporary Visas to Displace Skilled Workers; Many Jobs Lost for Good

More than two-thirds of H-1B temporary work visas authorized for use in New Hampshire last year were issued to companies whose business model...


Sep 20, 2013, 09:30 ET Early Registration for Carbon Management Technology Conference Ends Saturday

 Early registration for the second Carbon Management Technology Conference (CMTC) ends Saturday 21 September....


Sep 19, 2013, 09:30 ET IEEE-USA & DuPont Will Lead 2014 U.S. Engineers Week Activities

 IEEE-USA will serve as lead engineering society for Engineers Week 2014, 16-22 February. EWeek (www.eweek.org) celebrates the key role...


Sep 06, 2013, 12:22 ET Boston Police Chief to Address Boston Marathon Bombings at IEEE Homeland Security Conference in Waltham, Mass., on 12 November

 Daniel P. Linskey, superintendent-in-chief of the Boston Police Department, will discuss "Lessons Learned from Boston Marathon Bombings" at...


May 13, 2013, 17:08 ET IEEE-USA Urges Senate to Reject Expanding H-1B Visa Program & Removing Safeguards for High-Skill Workers

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IEEE-USA is urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject amendments to the...


Apr 16, 2013, 18:11 ET IEEE-USA Supports Green Card Provisions in Immigration Bill, Questions Expanding H-1B Visa Program

IEEE-USA supports the employment-based green card provisions in the comprehensive immigration-reform bill expected to be introduced in the Senate...


Mar 29, 2013, 11:20 ET Companies Specializing in Shipping American Jobs Offshore Seeking More H-1B Visas than Law Allows

The following is being released by IEEE-USA: Companies specializing in sending American jobs offshore have already applied for more H-1B visas...


Mar 12, 2013, 12:49 ET Portland IEEE Sustainability Conference Extends Deadline for Technical Papers

 Organizers of the inaugural IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability (SusTech) have extended the abstract deadline to 30 March....


Feb 19, 2013, 15:46 ET Top 10 H-1B Visa Companies All Specialize in Shipping American Jobs Overseas

 The following is being released by IEEE-USA: The Top 10 users of H-1B visas in FY 2012 were companies who specialize in shipping American...


Feb 15, 2013, 15:54 ET Discover Engineering Family Day Celebrates 20th Anniversary at National Building Museum on Saturday

 Would you like to meet an astronaut, drive a car without sight and build your own helicopter? If so, Discover Engineering Family Day at...


Feb 12, 2013, 13:46 ET IEEE Homeland Security Conference Seeks Technical Papers, Posters, Tutorials

 Organizers of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST '13) are seeking technical papers, posters and...


Nov 01, 2012, 14:52 ET Study Guide for New Software Engineering Exam Now Available

 A study guide for those planning to take the new software engineering exam is now available from IEEE-USA. It includes 40 representative...


Oct 24, 2012, 14:45 ET Rapid DNA Analysis Technology to be Presented at Boston-Area IEEE Homeland Security Conference

Current DNA analysis methods require expert users in a controlled laboratory environment and take weeks to months to produce results. The ANDE...


Oct 15, 2012, 15:05 ET Workshop on How America Invents Act Will Affect Best Business Practices

Coming to Arlington, Va., Friday; Live Webcast Also Available Are you ready for the biggest change in patent law in more than 140 years? Find...


Sep 18, 2012, 17:26 ET IEEE Green Technologies Conference Seeks Papers on Current & Emerging Renewable Energy Sources & Energy-Reduction Technologies

IEEE Green Technologies Conference (GREENTECH 2013) organizers are seeking technical papers on topics related to current and emerging renewable...