December 2015 Edition

2016 Rising Stars Conference - Where Young Professionals come to Connect and be Inspired!

  The second annual IEEE Rising Stars Conference will be held 2-4 January 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Excalibur Hotel and Casino. Connect with other young professionals and learn more about hot topics such as 3D printing, cybersecurity, and in-space manufacturing.

Get involved with an IEEE Technical Society

  Did you know that the IEEE has 39 technical Societies that provide benefits and volunteer opportunities within your specialized fields of interest? Check out the 2015 YouTube/YouKu Video Competition from the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society, or the 2016 Student Hardware Design Competition from the IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society. Stay tuned to more news from IEEE Technical Activities through the IEEE Technical Community Spotlight.

Nominate a colleague for the IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award

  The IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award was established in 2001 to recognize outstanding early to mid-career contributions to technologies holding the promise of innovative applications. The award consists of a bronze medal, certificate, and honorarium. Candidates must be within fifteen years of their highest academic degree and not more than age forty-five at the time of the nomination. The deadline to apply is 31 January 2016. Nominate an individual or team today!

IMPACT Blog Highlight: Being a Young Professional in Bosnia & Herzegovina

  In this month's IMPACT blog highlight, we had the privilege of speaking to Dusanka Boskovic to learn about one of the smaller, yet very active IEEE groups based in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Young professionals are involved in the construction of a Solar Tree at the University of Sarajevo, which will be used for charging batteries, and also for the analysis of solar energy potentials.
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