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IEEE in the News 2013 Featured Articles highlight news coverage from around the world that advances innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity in top-tier media outlets worldwide.

 

Ten Microwatts and a Painter's Cap In Search of an App

Dean Aslam, IEEE Senior Member

Ten Microwatts and a Painter's Cap In Search of an App
Robotics Business Review
20 December 2013

Dean Aslam, IEEE Senior member, demonstrates a mind-controlled robot and discusses potential future applications.

 

 
 

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Montreal Fireball: Spectacular Flash Explained

Massoud Amin, IEEE Senior Member

Montreal Fireball: Spectacular Flash Explained
LiveScience, US
5 November 2013

Massoud Amin, IEEE Senior member and director of the University of Minnesota's Technological Leadership Institute, spoke with LiveScience about what news organizations were calling "The Montreal Fireball."

 
 

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If We Want More Ada Lovelaces, We Need to Empower Women

Cheri Warren headshot

If We Want More Ada Lovelaces, We Need to Empower Women
Mashable, US
16 October 2013

Cheri Warren, IEEE Senior member, speaks about how the accomplishments of Ada Lovelace have translated for women working in the technology field today.

 
 

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Self-Driving Cars Will Bristle With Sensors

Alberto Broggi headshot

Self-Driving Cars Will Bristle With Sensors
CNET, US
3 September 2013

Alberto Broggi, IEEE Senior member and member of the Intelligent Transportation Systems Society and IEEE Computer Society, discusses how as autonomous vehicles become more widely accepted, the price of sensor technology will drop and driverless vehicles will become more affordable.

 
 

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8 Cray Cray Ways to Harness Solar Energy

Juris Kalejs headshot

8 Cray Cray Ways to Harness Solar Energy
Discovery News, US
8 August 2013

Juris Kalejs, IEEE member and CTO of the Lowell, MA, USA–based solar developer American Capital Energy, says innovative ways of harnessing solar power are constantly being thought up but are hard to actually bring to market because of scalability and performance issues or high risk of the medium.

 
 

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Major Road Blocks Linger, but Driverless Cars are Here to Stay

Jeffrey Miller

Major Road Blocks Linger, but Driverless Cars are Here to Stay
Fox Business
5 July 2013

Jeffrey Miller, IEEE member, discusses the future of autonomous vehicles and the road blocks that are hindering its progression.

 
 

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Qualcomm founder Jacobs gets IEEE award

Irwin Mark Jacobs

Qualcomm founder Jacobs gets IEEE award
The San Diego Union Tribune, US
10 June 2013

Irwin Jacobs, IEEE Life Fellow and Qualcomm Co-Founder, was presented with the IEEE Medal of Honor at a special ceremony held at Qualcomm's headquarters. IEEE President Peter Staecker said Jacobs received the medal not just for his innovations but for "the ability to translate innovation into industry applications time after time after time."

 
 

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The Future of Solar is Brighter Than Ever

photo of Richard Swanson

The Future of Solar Is Brighter Than Ever
Clean Technica, US
16 May 2013

Dr. Richard Swanson, IEEE Life Fellow and member of the IEEE Electron Devices Society, and Co-Founder and retired President of SunPower Corporation, provides thoughtful insight on the future of solar energy.

 
 

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How to Make Contact in an Emergency

Stuart Lipoff

How to Make Contact in an Emergency
Discovery News, US
16 April 2013

Stu Lipoff, IEEE Fellow and member of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, and IEEE Computer Society, spoke with Discovery News about how heavy call volume during an emergency can overwhelm wireless networks and the use of private spectrum by emergency responders. 

 
 

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Intelligent Transportation Careers Speed Ahead

car image - intelligent transportation

Intelligent Transportation Careers Speed Ahead 

Today’s Engineer, US
11 March 2013

Jeffrey Miller, IEEE member, provided insight on his work experiences in the intelligent transportation field and the hurdles that are prohibiting these technologies to be mainstreamed.

 
 

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Super Bowl Blackout: Was It Caused by Relay Device, or Human Error?

electric power lines

Super Bowl Blackout: Was It Caused by Relay Device, or Human Error?
National Geographic, US
8 February 2013

David Bassett, IEEE Senior member and member of the IEEE Power & Energy Society and IEEE Standards Association, provides insights about the cause of the power outage that occurred at Super Bowl 2013.

 
 

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Trends to Watch at CES 2013

Tom Coughlin headshot

Trends to Watch at CES 2013
Washington Post, US
2 January 2013

Thomas Coughlin, IEEE Senior member, gives an overview of what major technology and trends will come out of the International Consumer Electronics Show this year.

 
 

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