May/June 2014

Engineering Education Today

Author(s): IEEE Pulse
Engineering Education Today 618 372 IEEE Pulse

Michael C. Loui is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and University Distinguished Teacher-Scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from M.I.T.…

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Life Hackers

Author(s): Lindsay Tucker
Life Hackers 618 372 IEEE Pulse

In summer 2008, 23-year-old Kay Aull had just graduated from MIT with a degree in bioengineering when she came across a competition for so-called “biohackers” on science fiction website i09.com.…

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IEEE Pulse Receives Award

Author(s): IEEE Pulse
IEEE Pulse Receives Award 150 150 IEEE Pulse

We are pleased announce that the November/December 2013 issue of IEEE Pulse (vol. 4, no. 6) has recently won a 2014 Apex Award for Design and Illustration (Photography) for cover…

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Advancing Research in an Age of Austerity

Author(s): Jim Banks
Advancing Research in an Age of Austerity 618 372 IEEE Pulse

The age of austerity dawned soon after the global financial crisis of 2008 took hold, and governments have since wrestled with how to cut back on public spending without damaging…

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Frontiers in Biomedical Engineering

Author(s): Jose C. Principe
Frontiers in Biomedical Engineering 618 372 IEEE Pulse

The prowess and future of EMBS is directly linked to the vigor, vision and effectiveness of the Technical Committees (TCs). No matter how skilled the society leadership has been, the…

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Tailoring EMBC’14 for Students and Young Professionals

Author(s): Lisa Lazareck, Mary McDougall
Tailoring EMBC’14 for Students and Young Professionals 618 372 IEEE Pulse

Every year, dedicated EMBS volunteers put together a series of activities for the annual EMBC specifically aimed at Students and Young Professionals. There are free networking lunches with EMB leaders,…

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Breaking Patterns: The Long Road to a Diabetes Solution

Author(s): Ahmed Morsy
Breaking Patterns: The Long Road to a Diabetes Solution 150 150 IEEE Pulse

In 1872, German Egyptologist Georg Ebers made a surprising discovery related to the ancient practice of medicine. The discovery, found in southern Egypt, was a papyrus believed to contain the…

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Faculty Internships for Capstone Design Instructors

Author(s): Jay Goldberg
Faculty Internships for Capstone Design Instructors 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Capstone design courses help prepare students for professional practice. The demands of the workplace are constantly changing, requiring students to be aware of the latest changes and trends affecting the…

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Ready or Not

Author(s): Leslie Mertz
Ready or Not 618 372 IEEE Pulse

The days of one-size-fits-all health care are coming to an end. After years of hopeful talk, a collection of technological advancements is finally edging personalized medicine from theory to practice.…

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