How Engineers are Helpings Kids with Autism

Father and son are playing together as part of the didactic autism children therapy By Kevin Howell Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disability. More and more families are affected by the disorder, as its prevalence rates have increased 10 to 17 percent annually since 2002. One percent of the world

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How Women are Making Strides in Engineering

Skillful young woman is engineering three dimensional printing. By Kevin Howell The lack of gender diversity in STEM fields has been well documented in recent years. Regardless of the region, the disparities are evident. Women make up half the U.S. workforce but less than

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5 Key Skills of Successful Project Managers

Two business people in front of a big project board By Kevin Howell Effective project management is important in the engineering world. Companies seek project managers who can deliver results in complex environments. Project managers must interact with team members, stakeholders, and organizational leaders and are

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Tips for Working Across Cultures

Diverse Group of People working together in front of computer By Kevin Howell Globalization is changing the way governments and industries do business. It means that people from different nations are interacting more and sharing information, resources, products, and ideas. And we see this more and

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Tips for Writing a Project Proposal

Female writer typing using laptop keyboard at her workplace in the morning. Tips for Writing a Successful Project Proposal   By Kevin Howell Engineers are problem-solvers at heart. They find solutions to complex issues, making life easier for individuals, communities, and organizations. Having the skills to solve a

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Development of Hand-Cycle for Children with Movement Disorders

Representatives from the IEEE Malaysia Section supported humanitarian efforts by designing and developing a cost-effective upper extremities rehabilitation system which includes an interactive element and other smart features for children with movement disorders such as Cerebral

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Project Leader Spotlight- Lawanga Herbert

Lwanga Herbert Hometown: Kampala, Uganda University: Kyambogo University and Makerere University Degree: B.A. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Computer Science Job: Self-employed Personal Hobbies: Reading, traveling, making new friends/connecting to new networks, problem solving, and

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Sun in a Bottle

A project, developed by the IEEE South Africa Section in 2015, helped solve a major environmental problem in the informal settlement of Kathrada Park. This settlement is home to some of Claremont, Johannesburg’s poorest residents. Without

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