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IEEE Women in Engineering Magazine

Issue 2 • Date Dec. 2009

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  • IEEE Women in Engineering Magazine - Front cover

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): C1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 1
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  • Going Global [Letter for the editor]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 2
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  • EcoPower to the people

    Publication Year: 2009
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    Over the last few years, much attention has been paid to the declining service by airlines. No longer providing meals, additional luggage fees, and the 3 oz. liquid container rules have made flying an increasingly stressful experience. As the experience for passengers has become more complicated, the airlines have found a simplified solution for one task- washing their engines -thanks to EcoPower ... View full abstract»

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  • Putting Students First [women to watch]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):6 - 9
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    Dr. Cynthia Furse, an electrical engineer with both a master's degree and a Ph.D. is the associate vice president for research at the University of Utah. She is charged with helping the university conduct more socially impacting research. One of Furse and her colleagues successful work was when they modified the University of Utah's ECE Ph.D. qualifier exam. The new process is said to be more stud... View full abstract»

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  • Does size matter? [The good, the bad, & the ugly]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):8 - 9
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  • Changing the tide of forecasts

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):10 - 14
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    This article presents a general discussion on the forecasting capabilities provided by the Integrated Ocean Observing System and its applications to oceanographic science and data collection. View full abstract»

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  • Bringing water to the world

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):15 - 16
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  • Big green innovator

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):17 - 18
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    Most of the water we drink comes from aquifers, layers of rock and sand at the bottom of our lakes. To get to it, we dig wells. Pumps draw the water from the aquifers and bring it to a treatment plant, where, in the simplest terms, the water is aerated to improve its quality and mixed with chlorine to make it cleaner. A series of pipes then carry the safe water into the plumbing systems of our hom... View full abstract»

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  • An eye for detail

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):19 - 20
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    One of the smallest organs that can be regarded as most important to human development as the brain is the eye. The retina shares similar features with the brain leading scientists to hypothesize that treatments to cure diseases in and around the eye may result in treatments of diseases of the brain. The author reasons that the optic nerve is really an extension of the brain, which means that if t... View full abstract»

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  • Following a father's footsteps

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):21 - 24
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    The story of the Popovic¿ sisters begins with Branko Popovic¿, an engineer in Serbia born in the 1930s. Branko's father was a lawyer, as was his mother-one of the first women to graduate from law school in Belgrade. He was curious and he studied hard, believing that tedious work led to knowledge that enriched life and made it more fun. "This is the best investment you can think of," he'd say. "S... View full abstract»

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  • Stand up and stand out

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 25
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  • Capturing young womens' imagination

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):26 - 41
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    The study discussed the experiences and lessons learned from six years of working with female and minority engineering students across many different engineering disciplines. By using simple low cost/no cost techniques, students were able to successfully navigate through their undergraduate curriculum, while preparing themselves for careers beyond the graduation finish line. View full abstract»

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  • Revolutions and remembrances

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):42 - 47
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    Women are the backbone of any society. The abundance of patience and wisdom in a woman makes her the ideal candidate to lead a technical as well as cultural revolution. Madras IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) has launched the project ¿Sangamam¿ with the utmost confidence in the ability of women to bring about this much needed revolution. Sangamam means ¿bringing together¿¿in this case, technic... View full abstract»

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IEEE Women in Engineering Magazine is the first magazine to focus on issues facing women who study or work in IEEE’s fields of interest.

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Editor-in-Chief
Karen Panetta
Tufts University