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
Robotics Business Review
20 December 2013
Dean Aslam, IEEE Senior member, demonstrates a mind-controlled robot and discusses potential future applications.
Montreal Fireball: Spectacular Flash Explained
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."
If We Want More Ada Lovelaces, We Need to Empower Women
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.
Self-Driving Cars Will Bristle With Sensors
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.
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.
Major Road Blocks Linger, but Driverless Cars are Here to Stay
5 July 2013
Jeffrey Miller, IEEE member, discusses the future of autonomous vehicles and the road blocks that are hindering its progression.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.