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Issue 3 • May-June 2017

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  • Front Cover

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s): C1
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  • Table of Contents

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  • Masthead

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  • A New Hub for Innovation and Learning [Editorial]

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  • Grades of IEEE Membership [The Way Ahead]

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  • Gamesman Solutions [Gamesman Solutions]

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  • Changing Lives in EPICS Fashion

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):6 - 17
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    Founded at Purdue University in 1995, Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) in IEEE empowers teams of university and high school students to collaborate on socially innovative projects that will have a lasting impact on local humanitarian organizations and community members. Not only does this program give students a unique platform to experience a career in the engineering field, whic... View full abstract»

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  • The Benefits of Joining a Multidisciplinary Research Team

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):18 - 22
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    Exciting research challenges often present themselves as complex problems-they are inherently difficult to understand and require multiple domains of expertise to solve. As a result, teamwork is becoming the everyday norm in most professional settings and is often required when studying topical problems (e.g., autonomous vehicles, cyberphysical, renewable energy, among others). For students, learn... View full abstract»

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  • Because Its Always Been About the Thumb...

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  • Not Happy? Move On

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):23 - 25
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    Over the past 50 years, a number of papers have been published in an attempt to determine what factors make an employee happy and satisfied versus those factors that lead to dissatisfaction and poor performance. Perhaps the two most prominent authors are Frederick Hertzberg and Abraham Maslow. While Maslow first published his hierarchy of needs, Herzberg extended that work, developing his own need... View full abstract»

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  • Research Papers: Writing Tips and Top-Tier Targets

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):26 - 29
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    As a part of each graduate program study, graduate students need to conduct research in a specific field and, most importantly, publish the results of their work in journals and conference publications. While this might sound easy to some graduate students, it may be the most challenging task for many, specifically those in the early years of their studies. Particularly, students have questions re... View full abstract»

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  • My First Lecture and Other Lessons in Teaching

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    I recently started teaching a course on programmable system-on-chip design for senior undergraduates and full-time and parttime master's degree students. The undergraduate students come from the Bachelor in Computer Engineering program while the master's degree students are in the Master in Embedded Systems program. At the time you are reading this article, it will have been almost two months sinc... View full abstract»

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  • The IEEE Engineer in Residence Program

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):33 - 35
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    Universities do an outstanding job of teaching the technical skills necessary to produce great engineers, but today's successful graduates also need good written and oral communications, teamwork, critical thinking, innovation, and entrepreneurial skills. How can a student obtain these additional skills while coping with a demanding course of study? One way is to intern at a company, but not every... View full abstract»

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  • My L-3 Internship: The Power of Positivity

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):36 - 37
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    Ever since I was a little girl, I've known that my sole purpose was to accomplish one very simple goal: to enjoy life and be happy. So far, I've found happiness with a lot of different things; whether it be from dance, music, or going on adventures. But what trumps all of these activities is my mission: I want to live a life where I'll know that I have made a positive impact on the lives of other ... View full abstract»

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  • Software for Checking Style and Grammar in Scientific Writing

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    The IEEE Professional Communication Society promotes that technical and scientific communication is an essential part of engineering. Engineering students are required to write reports, research papers, theses, and dissertations. After you graduate, you will be asked to write many other types of documents. View full abstract»

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  • Are There Many Real Innovators Nowadays?

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):41 - 43
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    Academia struggles to produce innovative work leading to highimpact publications. In the meantime, the goal of every researcher is to make as significant an impact as is possible, gauged mainly by a high number of citations. Another parameter is the visibility of the conferences or journals that researchers choose to publish their findings. View full abstract»

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  • Seeking Opportunities [My First Job]

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):44 - 46
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  • Gamesman Problems [Gamesman Problems]

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IEEE Potentials is the magazine dedicated to undergraduate and graduate students and young professionals.

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Sachin Seth
Texas Instruments
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