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Feb 11, 2016, 14:13 ET

IEEE-USA & American Red Cross, Eastern North Carolina Region to Provide Temporary Power During Natural Disasters

IEEE-USA and the American Red Cross, Eastern North Carolina Region are partnering on the MOVE Community Outreach program to provide short-term...

Nov 30, 2015, 16:44 ET

Boston-Area IEEE Homeland Security Symposium Seeks Papers, Posters & Tutorials by 4 January

Organizers of the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST '16) have extended the call for technical papers,...

Nov 11, 2015, 13:57 ET

IEEE-USA Commends Sens. Grassley, Durbin for Introducing H-1B, L-1 Visa Reform Legislation

IEEE-USA President Jim Jefferies commends Sens. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) for introducing legislation Tuesday aimed at...

Nov 04, 2015, 14:51 ET

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

 Organizers of the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST '16) are seeking technical papers, posters and...

Oct 29, 2015, 12:28 ET

IEEE Senior Member, Carnegie Mellon Cybersecurity Expert Joins White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

 Dr. Greg Shannon, an IEEE senior member and cybersecurity expert from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), recently began an assignment in the...

Oct 06, 2015, 14:04 ET

IEEE International Connected Vehicles Conference Registration Underway, Discounts Available through 16 October

 The IEEE International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo will present the latest innovations and breakthroughs on connected vehicles,...

Oct 01, 2015, 15:10 ET

Congress Eliminates Fee Paid by H-1B Outsourcing Companies, Making it Cheaper to Take American Jobs

Congress allowed a fee intended to discourage outsourcing by companies that rely on H-1B visas to replace U.S. workers to expire Wednesday...

Sep 30, 2015, 15:41 ET

Congressional Briefing Voices Bipartisan Support for Investigation into H-1B Program

Two former Justice Department officials voiced support for an investigation into potential discrimination against U.S. citizens who have been...

Sep 01, 2015, 14:33 ET

Median Income of Electrotechnology, IT Professionals Rises to $130,000 for Largest Gain in Past Five Years, IEEE-USA Salary Survey Reveals

 Median income for electrotechnology and information technology professionals jumped by more than 4 percent in 2014, the largest increase in...

Aug 14, 2015, 15:57 ET

Registration Now Open for IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference in Seattle

Registration is now open for the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC). The event, dedicated to "Advancing Technology for...

Apr 23, 2015, 16:08 ET

IEEE-USA Commends Congress for Passing Energy Efficiency Legislation

IEEE-USA commends Congress for passing legislation this week to improve energy efficiency in the United States. The Energy...

Mar 30, 2015, 12:53 ET

IEEE-USA: United States Doesn't Need More H-1B Visas

U.S. high-tech companies say they want Congress to immediately increase high-skill immigration, but what they're really trying to do is pull an...

Mar 26, 2015, 16:28 ET

Secure Messaging Solution to be Featured at IEEE Homeland Security Symposium outside Boston

 During a time of crisis, effective communication can mean the difference between the preservation of life, health and property or the loss...

Mar 11, 2015, 14:21 ET

Portable Hands-Free Radioactivity Detection Unit to be Featured at IEEE Homeland Security Conference outside Boston

 Attendees at the 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST '15) will have the opportunity to see a new...

Nov 24, 2014, 19:05 ET

IEEE International Connected Vehicles Conference Carries Momentum to China in 2015

Organizers of the IEEE International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo are pleased with the results of their recent five-day event in...

Nov 24, 2014, 16:39 ET

DHS Official to Discuss Agency's Visionary Goals at IEEE Homeland Security Symposium

 Dr. Reginald Brothers, under secretary for science and technology at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), will give an overview of...

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...