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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...

Sep 08, 2014, 17:55 ET

IEEE-USA Webinar Tuesday to Examine Whether United States is Falling Behind in Global Competition for Scientists & Engineers

Michael Teitelbaum, an expert on U.S. science and engineering workforce issues, will present an IEEE-USA Webinar on Tuesday 9 September, "Is the...

Jul 25, 2014, 16:03 ET

IEEE-USA Energy Policy Committee Chair To Discuss Organization's National Energy Policy Recommendations at International Power Engineering Conference

 Veronika Rabl, chair of the IEEE-USA Energy Policy Committee, will participate in the "Late Breaking News: Energy Policy" panel session at the...

Jul 02, 2014, 19:02 ET

UL Environment to be Gold Patron at IEEE Sustainability Conference; Early Registration Ends 9 July

UL Environment will participate as a gold patron in the second IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability (SusTech), 24-26 July at the...

Jun 25, 2014, 10:00 ET
The App-E-Feat mobile app development contest is designed to help solve a local or global problem and have a positive impact on people's lives.  (PRNewsFoto/IEEE-USA (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers))

Mobile Apps to Help People in Unsafe Situations & Protect Private Information Win Top Prizes in App-E-Feat Contest

An application to help people in an unsafe or confrontational situation and one to keep an Android phone clean and optimized have won the top...

Jun 20, 2014, 18:07 ET

Boston-Area IEEE Homeland Security Symposium Seeks Papers, Posters, Tutorials

Organizers of the 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST '15) are seeking technical papers, posters and...

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...

May 19, 2014, 16:46 ET

IEEE International Connected Vehicles Conference Calls for Papers & Proposals

Organizers of the IEEE International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo are calling for technical or digest papers from around the world...

May 07, 2014, 16:07 ET
The App-E-Feat mobile app development contest is designed to help solve a local or global problem and have a positive impact on people's lives.  (PRNewsFoto/IEEE-USA (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers))

App-E-Feat Mobile App Development Contest Deadline is 19 May; Mentor Opportunity Available to Winners

 The deadline to enter the IEEE-USA-sponsored mobile app development contest is 19 May. App-E-Feat is designed to help solve a local or global...

Apr 11, 2014, 18:42 ET

IEEE-USA Commends Virginia Senators, Congressman for Helping to Keep Air Force Research Office in Northern Virginia

IEEE-USA commends Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) for their work in helping to keep the Air Force...

Mar 28, 2014, 16:37 ET
The App-E-Feat mobile app development contest is designed to help solve a local or global problem and have a positive impact on people's lives.  (PRNewsFoto/IEEE-USA (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers))

App-E-Feat Mobile App Development Contest to Benefit Humanity

Are you interested in using technology for the betterment of humanity and winning some cool prizes? If so, App-E-Feat is just for you. App-E-Feat...

Mar 27, 2014, 12:22 ET

IEEE-USA Releases First in a Series of E-books on Women in Engineering

Although women make up about half of the world's population, they are woefully under-represented in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and...

Mar 19, 2014, 18:14 ET

Tech Companies Say Better to Import More Workers Than Retrain Experienced Ones, says IEEE-USA

Addressing a media conference call today, Scott Corley, executive director of Compete America, asserted that the large high-tech companies he...

Nov 26, 2013, 17:24 ET

IEEE Connected Vehicles Conference Starts Next Week in Las Vegas

The IEEE International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo will gather global experts, practitioners and policymakers to present the latest...

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 11, 2013, 16:58 ET

IEEE International Connected Vehicles Conference Coming to Las Vegas in December

 Vehicles are communicating with one another and the outside world more and more. Advances will be highlighted at the IEEE International...

Sep 09, 2013, 10:00 ET

Top Seven Users of L-1 Visas Specialize in Sending American Jobs Overseas

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In February, Computerworld magazine found that the top 10 users of H-1B visas...

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...

Jul 31, 2013, 15:35 ET

Oregon Governor Proclaims Start of IEEE-USA Annual Meeting

'IEEE Oregon Sustainable Technology Day'  Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, M.D., has proclaimed 1 August "IEEE Oregon Sustainable Technology...