MGA Scoop - November 2021 Issue
- IEEE STEM Summit - Register Today!
Share. Give Back. Inspire - Are you an IEEE member interested in pre-university STEM Outreach or an active IEEE volunteer already engaged in STEM Outreach? The IEEE STEM Summit, taking place 1-6 November, 2021, is for you!
- IEEE EAB Awards
11 November | 9am ET
The IEEE EAB Awards program recognizes and honors major contributors to engineering and technical education. Register for the 2021 IEEE EAB Virtual Award Experience on 11 November at 9am ET to to help us celebrate this year's honorees.
- Clean Energy and Decarbonization: Science, Targets, Policies, and Technologies
9 November | 11am ET
Hear from a panel of experts as they discuss the science behind climate change, net zero emission targets, and more. Join IEEE on 9 November at 11am ET for the IEEE Tech Talk: Clean Energy and Decarbonization: Science, Targets, Policies, and Technologies.
- Resources for University Faculty: Introducing the Teaching Excellence Hub
9 November | 1pm ET
Join IEEE to learn about the newest resource for faculty members, the IEEE Teaching Excellence Hub. During this panel session, hear about the IEEE Teaching Excellence Hub, launched in May 2021, helps those who teach engineering, computing, and technology (ECT) at the university level.
- Academic Job Hunting – Pathways to Secure a Faculty Position
11 November | 9am ET
It’s faculty recruiting season again! Join IEEE to hear from three eminent faculty members at different stages of their careers as they share their stories and perspectives about faculty hiring.
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IEEE Virtual Events Calendar
The IEEE Virtual Events Calendar provides an up-to-date listing of major events available on demand.
Register to Attend the IEEE HAC Global Summit
Register to attend the inaugural IEEE HAC Global Summit hosted by the IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee. The HAC Global Summit will serve as a platform to bring together IEEE members, leaders from a variety of IEEE entities, and representatives from external partners in the sustainable development space to exhibit the breadth and width of HAC engagement, showcase grassroots HAC/SIGHT projects, and contribute to the global discussion on the application of humanitarian technology to address local challenges. Speakers include IEEE President Susan K. Land, world leaders in the sustainable development space, and IEEE HAC/SIGHT funded project leaders. Visit the IEEE HAC website for the latest information and program details.
Nominations for the IEEE SIGHT Awards
The nomination period for the 2021 IEEE SIGHT Awards is now open! All IEEE Members are encouraged to submit nominations for the IEEE SIGHT Group of the Year Award and the IEEE SIGHT Volunteer of the Year Award. Nominations will be accepted from 15 October – 08 November 2021 and must be submitted via the appropriate process on the HAC/SIGHT online platform. Please see the Award descriptions, criteria, past recipients of the Awards and more on the IEEE SIGHT website.
IEEE Transmitter Content
Cybersecurity, Technology and Protecting Our World
IEEE Transmitter has a collection of articles, videos, and infographics available. Read how emerging technologies are addressing cyberattacks.
Earn CEUs/PDHs On-Demand
Earn educational credits (CEUs and/or PDHs) with on-demand courses through the IEEE Resource Centers. Discounted or free resources are available for Society members through the Resource Centers.
IEEE DataPort Data Competition Contest is Now Open
Data Competitions are a great way to engage the global technical community to provide insight and analysis on your research data. IEEE DataPort is holding its inaugural Data Competition contest. As part of the contest, IEEE DataPort will select three Data Competitions to sponsor, providing $5000 in cash prizes for the winners of the three selected Data Competitions.
To enter, just initiate a Data Competition on IEEE DataPort in the month of November 2021. A panel of IEEE volunteers will select the top three competitions to sponsor based on the Data Competition’s technical merit, usability, and completeness. If selected, IEEE DataPort will provide $5000 in cash prizes for your competition, helping you draw more attention and participation to your Data Competition.
Member in the News
Agriculture IoT promotes sustainable practices
IEEE Senior member Shawn Chandler discusses how IoT can be used in precision agriculture.
Making Information Tech Greener Can Help Address the Climate Crisis
The design, use, and reuse need to be improved, says IEEE Life Senior Member San Murugesan.
Lockheed Martin’s CTO Steven Walker on Future Defense Technologies
The IEEE senior member and former director of DARPA is focused on hypersonics and 5G.
How 14 Microgrids Set Off a Chain Reaction in a Himalayan Village
A paved road is just one of the new projects the IEEE Smart Village electrification program inspired.
IEEE-HKN HKN Connection Podcast
In the 12th episode of The HKN Connection, we talk with Karen Galuchie, Executive Director of the IEEE Foundation, and Nancy Ostin, Director of IEEE-HKN, about philanthropy! We discuss everything from what philanthropy is in the context of IEEE and HKN to its importance to how HKN members give their time, talent, and treasure to create impactful opportunities for future members.
IEEE-HKN Founders Day
Happy 117th Anniversary HKN! Are you HKN? This is your invitation to celebrate and reconnect with IEEE-HKN and your home chapter and tell us your HKN Story.
Register Today to Start your IEEE l Rutgers Mini-MBA 2022
The IEEE | Rutgers Online Mini-MBA for Engineers and Technical Professionals helps corporate employees bridge the gap between business and engineering as they prepare for growth in their careers. Registration is now open for 2022 sessions:
Starts: 7 March 2022
Registration Deadline: 4 February 2022
Starts: 12 September 2022
Registration Deadline: 15 August 2022
IEEE Education Week
IEEE Education Week (4-8 April 2022) is a weeklong celebration of educational opportunities in pre-university STEM, university, and continuing professional education. To learn more and get involved, visit educationweek.ieee.org.
IEEE Day 2021 - A Successful Year
The IEEE Day team would like to express their gratitude to all of the event organizers, as well as the members and non-members that organized and attended the IEEE Day events this year. IEEE Day 2021 received more than 870 event submissions from more than 60 countries. Approximately twenty thousand participants attended these events and made IEEE Day 2021 a success.
IEEE Day 2021 collabratec badge was also released and scores of members completed the journey and received the badge. Twelve recipients were randomly picked to get gifts.
As always, the IEEE Day contests are a hit this year. We received over 130 entries in our Photo and 60 Second innovation contests from all over the world. The entries were entered and were voted upon by IEEE members and non- members from around the world. The winners of IEEE day contests can be seen on the IEEE Day website early November once the winners have been notified.
IEEE Day 2022 will return on 4th of October 2022. Meanwhile Follow us on social media platforms and join IEEE Day Community on IEEE Collabratec to stay updated.
IEEE Diversity Report Now Available
The 2020 IEEE Diversity Report is now available. This is the second annual report on diversity and inclusion activities throughout the IEEE. The purpose of the report is to raise awareness about progress within the IEEE on diversity and inclusion, including new policies and initiatives, best practices, and comprehensive diversity data. This allows IEEE to raise awareness about diversity and inclusion in the organization, measure its progress, and set goals for the future.
2020 IEEE Diversity Report - updated 25 October 2021 (PDF, 6.74MB)
More Upcoming and On-Demand Events
- The Benefits of Digital Transformation for Organizations
16 November | 12pm ET
Understand the challenges and solutions digital transformation brings to your organization and consumers. Join IEEE for the virtual event, The Benefits of Digital Transformation for Organizations.
- IEEE TryEngineering Tuesday: 5G
16 November | 1:30pm ET
Join the IEEE Communication Society (ComSoc) and TryEngineering for November's issue of TryEngineering Tuesday. This student resource & webinar series features an IEEE technical society or community with related activities for pre-university students and a free digital badge! This issue features 5G. Tan Han, an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and an IEEE Senior Member, will share about his work in 5G systems and how you can help students explore, engage, and get inspired about the different technologies that allow for 5G to exist!
- Improving Quality of Experience with IEEE Std 802.11ax™
15 December | 12pm ET
Join IEEE Educational Activities and IEEE Standards Association for a virtual event that describes the new IEEE 802.11ax features such as Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access and Uplink multi-user transmissions together with Physical (PHY) and Medium Access Control (MAC) enhancements specific to IEEE 802.11ax to improve QoE.
- Accreditation Series: How an IEEE Program Evaluator prepares for a University Visit
This virtual event features IEEE Program Evaluators (PEVs) preparation process for a University visit. Ece Yaprak, Division Chair and Professor, Engineering Technology and April Cheung, Assistant Professor of Practice, will share with you their expertise and experiences in navigating through the exciting world of accreditation visits.
Watch it today
- Accreditation Series: IEEE Progression Timeline of a Program Evaluator (PEV)
This virtual event features IEEE Program Evaluators (PEVs) who will walk you though the volunteer life cycle of a PEV. Victor Nelson and Frances Harackiewicz, will share with you their expertise and experiences in the process required to become an IEEE ABET Engineering Accreditation Program Evaluator, and beyond.
Watch it today
- Accreditation Series: Best practices for preparing for an ABET visit
This virtual event features Dr. Winston F. Erevelles, Adjunct Accreditation Director of Engineering, ABET and Dr. Patricia Brackin P.E., Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, who will share with you their expertise and experiences in university preparation for an ABET accreditation visit.
Watch it today
Resources for Volunteers
Webex Event User Guide available here
IEEE Center for Leadership Excellence (CLE)
Find volunteer training and resources in the IEEE CLE.
IEEE Learning Network
The IEEE Learning Network (ILN) gives members easy access to online learning content from across IEEE, all in one place. Browse hundreds of courses on core and emerging technologies, leadership skills, and more.
Additional IEEE Virtual Events Resources
The following IEEE resources can also be useful for organizers looking to virtualize their events: