Category Archives: Inside the IEEE-SA

The Journey Towards Universal, Affordable Internet Access

From knowledge gathering to communication to commerce, the Internet is an amazing tool benefiting those with access. Recently, the global conversation around universal, affordable Internet access has seen a shift from asking “why” it is important to determining “how” it’s accomplished. The complex landscape of geographic markets, regulatory environments, and behavioral norms are just a […]

California’s Push for Managing Distributed Energy Resources (DER)

By James Mater, General Manager, Smart Grid QualityLogic, Inc and Member, Gridwise Architecture Council Chair, Smart Grid NW and Rudi Schubert, Director – New Initiatives IEEE Standards Association It was a significant step forward for grid modernization—certainly in California but quite likely in other states and regions of the world, as well—when the California Public […]

The Value and Process of Creating Standards: CIS Develops its First Standard

This article originally appeared in The Society Sentinel, An IEEE Technical Activities newsletter. Earlier this year, the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) completed its first standard, IEEE 1855™, which is based on the Fuzzy Markup Language technology introduced by Giovanni Acampora, Associate Professor at University of Naples Federico II, in 2003. This Standard provides the […]

A New, Unifying Specification Eases Sensor Integration Challenges

By Joel Huloux, a senior member of IEEE, chairman of the board of MIPI Alliance and director of lobbying and standardization in strategic planning for the microcontroller and digital ICs group at STMicroelectronics. Integrating sensors into small devices has never been easy, but today it’s even more complex—and more important—than ever before. Thanks to the […]

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 […]

Workshop Series at Prairie View A&M University Highlights Standards

Workshop Series at Prairie View A&M University Highlights Standards

IEEE Engagement in Africa Leads to Agreements with Ghana and Zambia

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As part of its ongoing global engagement activities, IEEE has been increasing its relationships on the African continent and proactively engaging national standards organizations in order to explore potential cooperation opportunities. As a result, the national standards bodies of Ghana and Zambia have each signed agreements that allow both the Ghana Standards Authority and the […]