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Call for Proposals, IPCC 2009 Hawaii

“Po’okela” – that’s Hawaiian for “Commitment to Excellence”, and the theme of the IEEE Professional Communication Society annual conference, to be held in Honolulu, HI in July 2009. Here’s a note from the program chairs describing the call for proposals: Please consider submitting a proposal for the 2009 IEEE Professional Communication Society Conference (IPCC), to… Continue Reading

IEEE student paper competition

One of my favorite things at the local IEEE section is the annual student paper competition. This is my third year of participation. Students may submit any kind of engineering paper, as long as it follows the posted rules (essentially, under 15 pages with an abstract, intro, body, and references). The topics vary widely –… Continue Reading

Engineers Week

Today’s the official first day of Engineers Week, so I hope everyone is planning to celebrate (how is up to you)! I started a day early by helping to staff the IEEE table at Engineers Week Mall Day at the Foothills Mall. We were one of a dozen groups trying to bring the beauty, fun,… Continue Reading

The Twist and cultural influence

Part of our microwave engineering site allows for a monthly opinion piece on a wide variety of topics. Past editorials have covered burning questions like “how do you prevent a shower curtain from blowing inward when you take a shower?” to a story about Edward Rowe Snow, America’s Flying Santa (1936-1981) to an analysis of… Continue Reading

Call for Proposals: Engineering the Future of Human Communication

The IEEE/PCS conference for 2007 will be held in Seattle, Washington, next October under the banner of “Engineering the Future of Human Communication”. The call for proposals is now out, deadline is January 24th, 2007. This will be particularly fun because we’ll be celebrating the IEEE/PCS 50th anniversary – party hats for everyone! Continue Reading