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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4 Benefits of Having a Mentor in Engineering

Upper view of a tutor pointing to a screen while a student looks at the screen   By Kevin Howell Finding a mentor is important in any career field, and engineering is no different. Mentors can provide young engineers invaluable guidance and support early in their careers. However, some people misunderstand mentorship

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