Cynthia Weber

Cynthia Weber is an award-winning educator and researcher, with more than 20 years experience in writing, editing, and project management within the publishing and marketing communication fields. She’s fascinated by the way language is articulated to convey meaning, and her current research projects examine ethics and technology and look at the social and political future of humanity. She holds both a master’s and Ph.D. in rhetoric and technical communication from Michigan Technological University, and has been an editor for IEEE Pulse since 2009.

Associated articles

IEEE PULSE, Feature March/April 2016
Open Solutions to Healthcare Challenges
IEEE Pulse talks with Michael Wasser, co-founder of HealthSherpa and CEO of BloomAPI, about the changing landscape for electronic medical records, and the future of healthcare interoperability and innovation. IEEE Pulse: You have founded at least four companies already, correct? How... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Feature September/October 2018
Neuromodulation Poses Next Step in Treating Heart Disease
Jeffrey Ardell, Founding Director of the UCLA Neurocardiology Research Program of Excellence, is a fellow of the American Heart Association and has been one of the principal investigators in the field of neurocardiology for the last three decades. Ardell will... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Feature November/December 2016
Sharing the Knowledge
Much like some other regions of the United States, the American Southwest is home to large open spaces in which the majority of people and services are concentrated in one or two regional cities, while the rest of the population... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Feature January/February 2019
Engineering Bias in AI
After working at Apple designing circuits and signal processing algorithms for products including the first iPad, Timnit Gebru (above) received her Ph.D. from the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in the area of computer vision. She recently completed a postdoc with... Read more
IEEE PULSE, From the Editor November/December 2016
The Year in Review
As we look back over 2016 at IEEE Pulse, we can proudly say that our efforts to bring you up-to-date and informative articles that span the EMB spectrum have paid off. IEEE Pulse began the year with a comprehensive look... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Cover Story January/February 2019
Identifying Neurotechnology Challenges at NeuroCAS
The second NeuroCAS event held 20–21 October 2018 in Cleveland, OH, USA, was attended by researchers and entrepreneurs across the fields of biosignals and neurotechnology. On the heels of the IEEE BioCAS Conference, the intent of this collaborative workshop was... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Cover Story January/February 2014
What the Future Holds
When it comes to BME today, innovation might just be the most important buzzword around. That’s not because it happens to be the trend of the day across industries already; it’s because in the face of skyrocketing health care costs, a rapidly... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Feature September/October 2017
On the Verge of Neuro-Motion
Chad Bouton, director of the Center for Bioelectronic Medicine and vice president of advanced engineering at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, which serves as the research arm of one of the largest health systems in the United States, has... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Feature November/December 2019
Mapping the Future of Closed-Loop Brain-Machine Neurotechnology
Brain-machine interfaces (BMIs) are designed to establish communication between the brain and external devices (e.g., a computer or prosthetic), using recorded signals to control the devices. Closed-loop BMIs extend this cycle further by continuously recording signals from the brain and... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Cover Story September/October 2015
Zombies Invade the Local Middle School
Turns out that studying zombie brains—among other age-appropriate topics—is a great way to engage and educate young students in the rudiments of brain science. It’s early morning and the fog is lifting over the mountains. Several middle school students have been... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Feature January/February 2018
Brain-Related Matters
Above: ANTBI workshop attendees gather for the session in Washington D.C. Wherein lies the promise versus the hype, when discussing the latest in brain-related research and neurotechnology? Have we considered patient justice? Is actionable data actually available? These are just a few... Read more
IEEE PULSE,
Mapping the Future of Closed-Loop Brain-Machine Neurotechnology
Brain-machine interfaces are designed to establish communication between the brain and external devices (e.g., a computer or prosthetic), using recorded signals to control the devices... Read more
IEEE PULSE, COVID-19 Crisis Response
Testing PPE: Are DIY masks a viable alternative to address shortages?
As the global pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus continues to spread, researchers from across the world are harnessing their skills and opening their labs to contribute to solutions for managing and addressing the health crisis. One area identified by... Read more