IEEE staff, volunteers, and members span the globe providing services, holding conferences, and contributing to important developments in technology and engineering. IEEE in the News highlights IEEE members who are technical experts and can speak to such topics as smart grid, cloud computing, women in engineering, robotics, and engineering education, all of which are featured in top-tier media.
|Date||Media Source||Hot Topic Category||Story|
|9 May 2015||The Spectator ||Seven gadgets to make you fitter, stronger and better slept |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discusses wearable technologies and says that “wearables will become more ubiquitous than computers in the near future.”
|8 May 2015||Tom's Guide||How You'll Control Your Home and Car in 2025 |
In a contributed piece, Diogo Mónica, Chair of the IEEE Public Visibility Committee, speaks about the future of IoT and offers security tips for consumers as more and more devices become connected to the Internet.
|24 April 2015||The Philadelphia Inquirer||Penn physicists honored for work that could take heat out of computing |
IEEE Member George K. Thiruvathukal discusses how topological insulators may help with the energy equation in computers.
|21 April 2015||ITWorld||Tech’s Ticking Time Bombs: The components you might (and might not) expect to wear out |
IEEE Senior member Thomas Coughlin and IEEE Senior member Stu Lipoff during an interview with Josh Fruhlinger from ITWorld answer questions regarding power strips and the battery life of certain electronics.
|18 April 2015||New York Times||Solar Power Battle Puts Hawaii at Forefront of Worldwide Changes |
IEEE Senior member Massoud Amin discusses the issues that cities face with power outages as solar power becomes more popular.
|9 April 2015||Yahoo! Tech||Internet of Things|| |
Can Your New MacBook's USB-C Port Be Hacked?
|2 April 2015||Microscope||Internet of Things||Wearables should be a health sector play |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discusses the value wearable technology can have for clinicians when it comes to learning about the efficacy of treatments and effects of technology on rehabilitation.
|26 March 2015||ITWorld||Meet the IT dream team |
Josh Fruhlinger at ITWorld addresses the top 20 qualities that make up an “IT Dream Team.” IEEE member George Thiruvathukal lists commutation and social skills as an integral part behind an individual’s success in the IT world.
|23 March 2015||E&E Publishing||An 'extension cord' remedy for coal plant retirements|
IEEE Senior member Massoud Amin discusses the rarity of high-voltage DC lines in the United States although they are a growing part of the power grid abroad.
|March 2015||InfoWars.com||Internet of Things||SXSW “Brain Hacking” Experts Promote DIY Mind Control |
IEEE member Eliza Strickland discusses the current research on the ways people can alter their brain function through “electroceuticals.”
|16 March 2015||Military & Aerospace Electronics||Backplanes pushing bandwidth limits |
IEEE Senior member Paul Kostek discusses how replacing wires, cables, and coaxial connectors with wireless systems has changed the nature of how backplanes and enclosures are built.
|15 March 2015||Popular Science||Internet of Things||SXSW 2015: How Extreme Bionics Will Rid The World of Disability |
IEEE member Hugh Herr discusses the future impact bionics could have on those with a disability as well as his many accomplishments in the bionics field.
|10 March 2015||ComputerWorld||Internet of Things||Why the standards debate is hampering the growth of the Internet of Things in the UK |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discusses the potential obstacles and benefits of the Internet of Things.
|3 March 2015||The Daily Mail Online||Internet of Things||Forget virtual reality, now you can control games with your MIND: Racing game uses brainwaves to power cars on a track |
The Daily Mail, one of the most visited English-language newspaper Web sites in the world, published an article on mind-controlled racing and how it works. The journalist recounted her experience using the device at Mobile World Congress in Brazil.
|20 Feb. 2015||BBC News||Intelligent Transportation Systems||Could Apple Really Be About to Make Cars? |
IEEE member Jeffrey Miller comments on Apple’s intention of entering the driverless vehicle market and believes Apple’s involvement in this market will be with their software and products rather than an actual vehicle.
|17 Feb. 2015||Folha de S. Paulo||Mal me quer/Barely wants me (Portuguese Version) (PDF, 1 MB) |
Folha de S. Paulo, the largest Brazilian newspaper, featured an article that was the result of a survey IEEE conducted on the “least desirable” tech products.
|15 Feb. 2015||Gazeta do Povo||Internet of Things||Impressão 3D ao alcance de um clique/3D Printing at the touch of a click |
IEEE member David Alan Grier discusses how 3D printing is becoming a very important tool, reducing costs and lowering the time between order and delivery.
|12 Feb. 2015||Jornal do Comércio||Consumer Electronics||CEOs, os mais velozes/CEOs, the quickest (Portuguese Version)|
IEEE member Joyce Golomb during an interview shares her thoughts on why CEOs did better with mind-controlled race cars during a race than other participants.
|3 Feb. 2015||The Huffington Post||Consumer Electronics||Wearable Tech 'Already Redundant' Claims Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers |
The Huffington Post featured an article that was the result of a survey IEEE conducted with 2,000 respondents asking what the most influential technologies of 2015 are.
|29 Jan. 2015||Emergency Management||Robotics||How Robots Are Changing Disaster Response and Recovery |
IEEE Fellow Robin Murphy comments on how robots are aiding disaster response and recovery efforts.
|25 Jan. 2015||The Guardian||Internet of Things|| |
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|25 Jan. 2015||Motley Fool||Consumer Electronics||Is 2015 The Year Voice Assistants Take Over Your Home? |
IEEE Senior member Tom Coughlin comments on the impact voice assistants will continue to have in the home during 2015.
|8 Jan. 2015||City AM||SpaceX launch Q&A: Expert explains the science behind landing a reusable rocket |
IEEE Senior member Paul Kostek participates in a Q&A with City AM. Paul explains the science behind landing a reusable rocket.
|Jan. 2015||CIO Today||Big Book of Things Technologists Say (PDF, 19.3 MB)|
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran, IEEE Senior member, Steven Furnell, IEEE member George K. Thiruvathukal, and IEEE Senior member Christopher James were featured in a collection of quotes, anecdote, and observations related to technology.