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IEEE Potentials

Issue 5 • Date Sept.-Oct. 2013

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  • Front Cover

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): C1
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  • Table of Contents

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  • Masthead

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  • [Editorial]

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  • [The Way Ahead]

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  • [Letter to the Editor]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):6 - 7
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    The commentor takes issue with various points made in the original article by P.R. Bhattacharjee (ibid., vol.32, no.2, pp.24,26, April 2013). In particular she feels that the most fundamental flaw in Bhattacharjee's scheme is that defining 'current' in a direction perpendicular to the flow of charge becasue this redefinition breaks the symmetry of the Maxwell equations. She feels Bhattacharjee's a... View full abstract»

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  • Creating New Traditions [IEEE Student Branch Profile]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):8 - 10
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  • Going to Xtremes

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):11 - 17
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  • "What Did You Mean When You Said...?"

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):13 - 14
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  • Ribbons and Wheels and Engineers?That?s What Girls Are Made of

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):15 - 17
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    Debbie Sterling is not unlike many of these gaming pioneers who looked to create fun forms of learning. Armed with a degree in product design (a specialized degree within mechanical engineering) from Stanford University, Sterling is working to tackle the gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through educational games. She is the founder of GoldieBlox, Inc., a toy company ... View full abstract»

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  • What Should Young Professionals Know About Entrepreneurship?

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):18 - 20
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    The paper states that some students and young adults want to be nothing but entrepreneurs. They don't want to be physically located in a cubicle and strategically placed in a box. Some start new companies to take advantage of new innovations and seek their fortune. However, many want to find a job with security and perks in an attractive company and stay there forever. But today's winning companie... View full abstract»

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  • Setting the PACE

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):21 - 24
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    Entrepreneurship has gone global. The notion that startups are born only in places like Silicon Valley is a thing of the past. Across continents, communities are rallying to support promising startups and turning to entrepreneurs to raise the health of their local economies. View full abstract»

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  • Gamesman Solutions

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 24
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  • From Paperboy to Entrepreneur to University President?Choosing Challenge over Comfort

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):25 - 27
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    When asked to write an article about entrepreneurship for engineering students, I thought for a long time about what would be the best advice could give in such a short space. Looking back at my personal experience with two startup companies and interactions with engineering students while a University of Kentucky (UK) professor of electrical engineering, and later as president of UK, I decided th... View full abstract»

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  • Initiating Electrical Engineering Entrepreneurs

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  • Farmers Perceptions and Adaptation to Climate Change in Ethiopia

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    Climate change is a key emerging threat to the lives and livelihoods of the rural poor in Ethiopia. Adaptation to climate change is a two-step process, which initially requires the perception that the climate is changing and then responding to changes through adaptation. This study was conducted in selected rural kebeles of the Bahir Dar Zuria district. The study employed both qualitative and quan... View full abstract»

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  • Ray Tracing: Lessons Learned And Future Challenges

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):34 - 37
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    Ray tracing on massively parallel hardware allows for the computation of images with a high visual quality in an increasingly short time. However, applying the computations to such architectures in an efficient manner is a challenging task. View full abstract»

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  • Software Fault Injection Testing of the Embedded Software of a Satellite Launch Vehicle

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):38 - 44
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    The software performing navigation, guidance, control, and mission-sequencing functionalities embedded in the flight computer system (FCS) of a satellite launch vehicle must be highly dependable. The presence of faults in the embedded flight software affects its dependability and may even jeopardize the entire mission, resulting in a huge loss to the space agency concerned. There are many techniqu... View full abstract»

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  • Opportunity Knocs. Will You Answer?

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 44
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  • 2013 Student Activities Committee E-mail Addresses

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 46
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  • IEEE Media Advertising Sales Offices

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 46
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  • Gamesman Problems

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 47
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  • Join the Gaming Empire!

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 48
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Aims & Scope

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

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Editor-in-Chief
Sachin Seth
Texas Instruments
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