Category Archives: IEEE-SA Programs & Services

Ethiopian Student Takes Top Prize for IEEE 802® Paper Submission

The IEEE 802® LAN/MAN Standards Committee (802 LMSC) and the IEEE Standards Education Committee (SEC) recently invited students from around the world to submit papers addressing the history, application, or future application of IEEE 802® standards. Papers were judged based on demonstrating three criteria: A level of refinement that is of a publishable quality Readability […]

National Security Depends on Standards

A half-century’s work on test and measurement supports armed forces and commercial aviation By Mike Seavey, chair, IEEE Standards Steering Committee 20, engineering program manager, Northrop Grumman Corporation An effort to standardize the testing and diagnostics of electronic components and systems that began in 1966 has continued to this day, with significant impacts on our […]

From the IEEE Standards Education Desk How to Include Technical Standards in Curricula: Growth of the “Practical Ideas” Series

To help professors around the world include more information about technical standards and standardization in their academic curricula, in 2013 the IEEE Standards Education Committee created the “Practical Ideas from Professors” series. Integrated in 2016 as part of the new IEEE Standards University library, the series features two-page installments authored by university educators who have […]

3D Printing: IEEE Standards to Address Counterfeiting

3D printing technologies are emerging at a rapid pace, with the research firm Canalys forecasting that the 3D printing market, which includes 3D printer sales, materials and associated services, will reach US $16.2 billion by 2018 Canalys Senior Analyst, Tim Shepherd points out, “The 3D printing market has enormous growth potential now that the main […]

IEEE and ISOC Hold Second Fellowship Exchange Pilot Program

IEEE and ISOC held its second Fellowship Exchange Pilot Program at the IEEE 802® Plenary session from 13-18 March 2016, in Macau. This program provides participants from emerging economies with the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the open, collaborative standards development process. It also enables them to obtain a deeper understanding of the relationship between […]

Workshop Series at Prairie View A&M University Highlights Standards

Workshop Series at Prairie View A&M University Highlights Standards

IEEE-SA and ARIB Hold ICT Standards Workshop

As a continuous effort to bring awareness of IEEE’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) standards activities to global stakeholders, the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) partnered with the Association of Radio Industries and Businesses (ARIB), a Japanese standards development organization, to hold an ICT Standards Workshop in Tokyo, Japan, 31 August. The sessions focused on the […]