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IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

The IBM T.J. Watson Research Center has given engineers the opportunity to pioneer techniques and innovations over the last 35 years. The Research Center received the IEEE Corporate Innovation Recognition for long-term commitment to pioneering research, innovative development and commercialization of speech recognition. Also in 2009, IEEE honored one of the research center’s top minds, Peter Franaszek with the IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal. Franaszek worked on the constrained coding techniques that fueled the success of CDs and DVDs for…

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Mobile Internet Devices at Intel

In this video, take a look at Intel’s Atom processor for the Mobile Internet Device. This devices is smaller then a penny and still hold as much capacity as any other processor. With this, the user is able to access the full internet and enjoy entertainment while on the go. Uday Keshavdes, engineer at Intel Mobility Group, gives you an overview of the capabilities of the Atom professor and what innovations this brings to the field.

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Schwartz-Pumpe

With Europe looking to have a number of “Clean Coal” power plants in the coming years, concepts that are being tested at the Schwartze Pumpe in Germany are looking to make that happen. VattenFalls, is working on a modernization effort, and to serve this effort. This power engineering giant generates 160 MW of electricity in two 130m High Boilers. Take a tour of the Schwartze Pumpe, and learn more about the history and futureĀ of this power engineering giant.

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Drexel Presidential Panel – IEEE Presidents of the 1990s

At the 2009 IEEE Conference on the History of Technical Societies, held in Philadelphia 5-7 August, two panels of IEEE Past-Presidents discussed their efforts as IEEE leaders, some of the issues that faced IEEE during their leadership, and the lessons that can be drawn from their experiences for today’s IEEE. Each session began with a short presentation from each president, after which they responded to questions from the audience. This second panel included four presidents from the 1990s: Merrill Buckley…

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IEEE. Advancing Technology for Humanity

When IEEE introduced the tagline, “Advancing Technology for Humanity,” they had the hopes for demonstrating how innovations by IEEE members are positively impacting the world. This short video takes a look in to all that IEEE is hoping to accomplish.

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APEC Speaker Highlights: Ron Van Dell

The APEC celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2010, and the conference was hosted in Palm Spring, California. In this video, talk to Ron Van Dell, President and CEO of SolarBridge Technologies after his plenary talk on “Power Conversion and Energy Harvest in Distributed Photovoltaic to Generate Systems.” He gives details about technology that is moving forward regarding micro-inverters for roof-top power conversion.

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IEEE WIE- TryEngineering Ship the Chip

IEEE Women in Engineering is the largest professional organization dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists. Their mission is to inspire, engage, encourage and empower women engineers worldwide. Their vision is to build a vibrant community of women and men innovating the world of tomorrow. IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) were invited to the Microsoft DigiGirlz Camp, and conducted a hands-on lesson called: “Ship the Chip.” Students worked as teams of engineers evaluating materials, manufacturing, testing and final evaluation of…

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