IEEE staff, volunteers, and members span the globe providing services, holding conferences, and contributing to important developments in technology and engineering. The page 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.
Beware: Most Mobile VPNs Aren’t as Safe as They Seem
8 February 2017
Kevin Du, IEEE Senior member, discusses VPNs and their ability to both harm and safeguard products. Kevin Curran, IEEE Senior member, shares his thoughts on quantum computers and encryption strategies.
|Date||Media Source||Hot Topic Category||Story|
|10 February 2017||TechRepublic||How to become a developer: 7 tips from the pros |
Tom Coughlin, IEEE Senior member, and Karen Panetta, IEEE Fellow, share tips on how to become a developer.
|5 February 2017||Cnet||AR/VR||If you're hoping to watch all of the Super Bowl in VR, sorry |
Todd Richmond, IEEE member, shares his thoughts on the impact of VR on sporting events.
|1 February 2017||ZDNet||IoT & Big Data||The five industries leading the IoT revolution |
William Webb, IEEE Fellow and CEO of the nonprofit Weightless SIG, offers advice for enterprises and consumer IoT consumers.
|31 January 2017||U.S. News & World Report||Which Stocks Will Win the Smart Home Revolution |
Tom Coughlin, IEEE Senior member, discusses the connected device market and who will win it.
|27 January 2017||Wired|| |
Quantum Computers Versus Hackers, Round One. Fight
|26 January 2017||U.S. News & World Report||Here's Why the Tesla Model 3 May Not Debut in 2017 |
Raj Rajkumar, IEEE Fellow and Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering and CyLab at Carnegie Mellon University, shares his thoughts on sensory technologies for the Tesla 3.
|23 January 2017||TechRepublic||Consumer Electronics||How to become a Unity developer for VR and AR |
Todd Richmond, IEEE member, shares his thoughts on difficulties in VR content development.
|6 January 2017||The Wall Street Journal – Tech News Briefing||Consumer Electronics||New Tech Frontiers at CES 2017 (Audio, 6:37) |
Tom Coughlin, IEEE Senior member, provides an in-depth look at technology trends emerging out of CES 2017.
|5 January 2017||InsideBIGDATA||IoT & Big Data||AI and Chatbots: Where we are and Where we’re headed |
Kevin Curran, IEEE Senior member and senior lecturer in computer science at Ulster University, discusses the world of chatbots; what to expect of them in 2017, and beyond.
|3 January 2017||Entrepreneur||Consumer Electronics|
What 4 Experts Expect From This Year’s CES
|30 December 2016||Gearbrain||VR and AR at CES 2017 |
Todd Richmond, IEEE Fellow and Director at the Mixed Reality Lab at the University of Southern California, provides a preview of how VR/AR will impact CES 2017.
|29 December 2016||The Wall Street Journal – Tech News Briefing|| |
How Computer Science Education Leads Tech Industry (Audio, 7:37)
|16 December 2016||TechRepublic||9 IoT global trends for 2017 |
William Webb, IEEE Senior member and senior lecturer in computer science at Ulster University and IEEE Fellow and CEO of Weightless SIG, discussed what the biggest trends will be in 2017.
|9 December 2016||Venturebeat||How AI is bringing Hollywood to life |
IEEE member George Thiruvathukal shares his views on how AI can bring film to life.
|7 December 2016||The Seattle Times||Amazon unveils smart convenience store sans checkouts, cashiers |
IEEE Senior member Tom Coughlin shares his views on the Amazon Go “just walk out” technology.
|2 December 2016||CSO Online||AI is coming, and will take some jobs, but no need to worry |
IEEE member David Molnar discussed the evolving role of the Chief Security Officer (CSO) within business and how AI may impact available infrastructure and security.
|17 November 2016||HelpNetSecurity||The new age of quantum computing |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran shares his thoughts on cryptographic algorithms and the solutions and dangers that quantum computing can bring.
|14 November 2016||EE Times||Engineers Power Electricity’s Future |
IEEE Fellow Damir Novosel shares the importance of electrical engineers on sustaining electrical power grids and advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.
|11 November 2016||The Wall Street Journal – Tech News Briefing||Is the Retail World Ready for Virtual Reality? (Audio, 6:52) |
IEEE Fellow Todd Richmond discusses new strides being made in VR and how this may impact the retail industry.
|9 November 2016||SC Magazine||Vulnerabilities exist but so do safeguards |
IEEE member George Thiruvathukal discusses cybersecurity on election day.
|5 November 2016||CNBC||Alarm grows as smart home technology and hacking risks proliferate |
IEEE Fellow William Webb shared insights on the security vulnerabilities of consumer electronics, IoT devices, and factors that may lead to DDoS attacks.
|3 November 2016||CSO Online||How secure are home robots |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran provides insights into outdated operating systems that many robots are running on and the risks associated with robots with webcams.
|3 November 2016||RoboticsTomorrow||Robotics||Robotics 101 at Loyola University |
IEEE member George Thiruvathukal shares his background on robotics and the work he’s doing at Loyola University to advocate for advanced robotics in schools.
|26 October 2016||Good Call||Women Total 48.5% of Carnegie Mellon’s 2016 Computer Science Class |
Karen Panetta, IEEE Fellow, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Associate Dean for Graduate Education at Tufts University, discusses women in STEM at Carnegie Mellon.
|26 October 2016||Mic.com||Cybersecurity||Your smart home could help "bring the internet to its knees," expert says |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran and IEEE member Babak Beheshti discuss the importance of securing IoT devices by raising the security standards of manufacturers, and understanding the “obvious” ways consumers can offset cyberattacks.
|20 October 2016||TechRepublic||Intelligent Transportation Systems||Level 5 autonomous driving comes to all new Teslas |
IEEE member Jeffrey Miller shared expert commentary with technology reporter Hope Reese regarding Tesla’s approach to selling the self-driving hardware with the vehicle before implementing all of the software features.
|15 October 2016||WLS-TV|| |
Robots Inspiring STEM Education in Schools (audio, 14:57)
|12 September 2016||RTIsights||Blockchain Is a Game-Changer, But First Needs to Prove Itself |
IEEE member Greg Adamson talks about the uses and challenges of blockchain technology in regard to security, its actual worth, the labor force, and more.
|9 September 2016||Forbes|| |
Does The New iPhone 7 Have Intel Inside? This Evidence Suggests It Does
|6 September 2016||The Peggy Smedley Show||Know Your Customers (audio, 14:57) |
David Alan Grier, IEEE Fellow and associate professor at George Washington University, talks about optimization and proper deployment of today’s technologies as well as automation of our social lives and how factories and manufacturing industries are advancing through automation.
|25 August 2016||CSO Online||Experts challenge Skyhigh's patent for cloud-based encryption gateway |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran examines the security landscape of encryption keys hosted on the cloud vs. on premise servers.
|22 August 2016||RoboticsTomorrow||What is an Electroadhesive Clutch? |
IEEE member Steve Collins discusses the major advances in robotics and examines the benefits in functionality that his electroadhesive clutch and spring can provide for people with injuries or disabilities and the general population.
|15 August 2016||Tom’s IT Pr||Why VPNs Are Essential for Small Businesses |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Du discusses VPNs and their benefits over private networks when used by small businesses that have employees working remotely.
|10 August 2016||A&D India||Understanding disruptive technology evolution in the global manufacturing sector (PDF, 464 KB) |
N. Viswanatham, IEEE Fellow and INSA Senior Scientist, Computer Science & Automation, Indian Institute of Science, reports on the game-changing happenings in the global manufacturing sector and shares his recommendations on making the Indian manufacturing industry future-ready and globally competitive.
|2 August 2016||The Peggy Smedley Show||Intelligent Infrastructure||Episode 465, Segment 4 - Overhauling the Smart Grid (audio, 13:00) |
Massoud Amin, IEEE Fellow and member of the IEEE Control Systems Society, and IEEE Power and Energy Society, talks about the self-healing grid and how it benefits consumers, as well as how it has advanced beyond the current model. He also discusses what goes into its creation and development and the potential broadband implications it carries.
|2 August 2016||CBS Radio News||IoT & Big Data||IoT connectivity and the Summer Games (audio, 1:00) |
IEEE Fellow and IEEE Communications Society member William Webb discusses IoT and connectivity at this year’s summer games.
|1 August 2016||U.S. News and World Report||4 Ways to Invest in Games |
IEEE member Todd Richmond discusses what to look for when investing in gaming after Pokémon Go has taken the consumer and business worlds by storm.
|1 August 2016||Jornal do Comércio||Perfect storm’ explains the worldwide success of Pokémon Go (Portuguese Version) |
IEEE member Todd Richmond explains the buzz around Pokémon Go and how this technology can impact the business market. He also discusses the risks.
|16 July 2016||WLS-TV||The Future of Voting Technology (video, 2:56) |
IEEE member and member of the IEEE Computer Society George K. Thiruvathukal discusses the future of voting technology in view of the 2016 national political conventions.
|12 July 2016||The Associated Press||Pokémon Go's digital popularity is also warping real life |
IEEE member Todd Richmond discusses the future of augmented reality with Pokémon Go.
|7 July 2016||CNN Money||Now hiring: Women with these degrees |
IEEE Fellow and member of the IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, and IEEE Women in Engineering Membership Karen Panetta discusses the pros and cons of being a woman in engineering and what should be done to retain women in a predominantly male workforce.
|5 July 2016||The Peggy Smedley Show||IoT & Big Data||Ransomware Hits Big (audio, 14:59) |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran shares his views on ransomware and how users can protect themselves with stronger passwords, two-step syndications, ad blockers, and constant software updates.
|5 July 2016||CSO Online||IoT & Big Data|| |
Is your car secure? Maybe not, but enterprise users can still learn something
|22 June 2016||VentureBeat ||The limits of A.I. and chatbots: How not to fail like Microsoft (VB Live) |
IEEE Fellow Ron Brachman shares his thoughts, predictions, and best practices for the future of bots and artificial intelligence prior to a VB Live! Panel.
|16 June 2016||The New York Times||Intelligent Infrastructure||Skeptics of Self-Driving Cars Span Generations |
IEEE Fellow Raj Rajkumar and IEEE member Jeffrey Miller talk about consumer adoption and trust for self-driving cars.
|16 June 2016||HelpNetSecurity||Cybersecurity|| |
Security implications of online voting
|7 June 2016||Datamation||IoT & Big Data||IoT Security Issues: How to Secure the Network |
IEEE member William Webb shares his views on IoT security, noting wireless access points and central servers as main targets for hackers.
|3 June 2016||Assembly Magazine||IoT & Big Data||The Connected Home Is Here |
IEEE Fellow William Webb shares insights on today’s connected devices, explaining ways for improvement, both technically and through branding.
18 May 2016
|Electronics Maker||Consumer Electronics||Consumer Electronics technology is driven by the wants and needs of individuals |
IEEE Fellow Stu Lipoff sheds some light on consumer electronics technology and how it impacts smart living.
|6 May 2016||Robotics and Automation News||Robotics||By the numbers: Paul Kostek interview: No one owns the moon (Multimedia) |
IEEE member Paul Kostek discusses the issues surrounding the commercialization of space and when we can expect it to be normal to take a flight to space.
|4 May 2016||Descrier||Star Wars Day: How close are we to developing the technology from the movies? |
IEEE Senior member Paul Kostek and IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discuss the likelihood of Star Wars technology existing in the real world.
|4 May 2016||Robotics and Automation Magazine||An algorithm that makes music on the fly |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran discusses his software invention that composes music on the fly when a mobile phone connection is lost while listening to music.
|22 April 2016||Candid B2B||IoT||Will Smart Home Technology Change the Way We Live? |
IEEE Senior member Arthur Ziviani, IEEE Senior member Yu Yuan, and IEEE Fellow William Webb discuss a number of smart home technologies that will change the way we live.
|12 April 2016||Bloomberg||Bezos Using Amazon as Guide to Bring Rocket Rides to Masses |
IEEE member Paul Kostek shares his thoughts on commercial space travel and the future system development of rocket companies looking to increase their launch frequency in the year ahead.
|7 April 2016||EdTech Digest||IoT||The Impact of AR/VR in the Classroom |
IEEE member Todd Richmond explains the impact of AR/VR technology in academia, including how AR/VR can address the concerns of technology costs in the classroom and how human interaction is still critical in the learning experience.
|5 April 2016||CNBC||IoT||Biometrics: The future of digital security |
IEEE member Diogo Monica explains the ineffectiveness of current methods of authentication while discussing alternative biometric solutions and future improvements to be made.
|4 April 2016||BetaNews||IoT||Biometric Authentication: Making mobile devices and apps safer |
IEEE member Kevin Curran explains, in depth, the biometric authentication options implemented in mobile devices while addressing the security concerns involved in their increased application.
|April 2016||Electronicsmaker||Smart Grid - Realty in India |
IEEE Senior member Kannan Tinnium discusses how to make smart grids more efficient.
|18 March 2016||GPS World Magazine||Location technologies prominently featured at MWC |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran shares his expert thoughts on the beneficial features of connected vehicles.
|17 March 2016||The Next We||Scientists can make copies of memories. Here’s what that might mean |
IEEE member Ted Berger discusses his studies and work on a brain implant to help with memory loss as part of the IEEE Tech for Humanity Series at SXSW 2016.
|14 March 2016||GPS World Magazine||Intelligent Transportation Systems||MWC not an auto show, but gaining importance |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran shares his expert thoughts on vehicle autonomy and ride sharing models of the future.
|9 February 2016||AdExchanger||Cybersecurity||The Internet Of Things Could Be A Back Door For Ad Fraud |
IEEE Senior member Kevin Curran shares his expert thoughts on the latest developments in IoT and the security risks associated.
|17 February 2016||Third Certainty||Cybersecurity||Industry experts weigh in on Obama’s cybersecurity blueprint |
IEEE member David Brumley shares his expert thoughts on President Barack Obama’s new cybersecurity plan.
|11 February 2016||Wareable.com||Cybersecurity|| |
Wave and enter: The wearable tech set to kill the password and PIN for good
|6 February 2016||Sacramento Bee||Intelligent Transportation Systems||Sacramento Bee’s transportation reporter puts Google’s self-driving car to the test |
IEEE member Jeffrey Miller discusses what can be expected when riding in a driverless car for the first time.
|3 February 2016||Education Week||The Impact of AR/VR in the Classroom |
IEEE member Todd Richmond discusses the impact of AR/VR in schools.
|31 January 2016||The Daily Dot||Internet of Things||Why your favorite apps are designed to addict you |
IEEE member and member of the IEEE Young Professionals Devon Ryan discusses how apps are designed to become an integral part of people's lives.
|15 January 2016||Gizmodo|| |
Everything You Need to Know About Obama’s Autonomous Car Plan
|13 January 2016||Computer Business Review||Google readies for VR battle against Occulus & Facebook with new Virtual Reality division |
IEEE member Kevin Curran comments on Google's announcement they have set up a VR division to combat Facebook’s Occulus Rift. Kevin talks about the future of VR and why Google would like to be involved.