Engineering Inside:

2012 Issue 3


Playing the Game—But First, Making It
July 2012

Video games today are a far cry from where they began, but from Pong to the latest motion capture and 3-D graphics technology, engineers have been the backbone of this exciting and entertaining industry. Read More

IEEE Spark Has Been Discontinued

Following a strategic review by IEEE of its education activities, it has been decided to discontinue IEEE Spark. Previous issues of IEEE Spark will remain available until the end of 2017. Visitors can also continue to take advantage of IEEE’s other pre-university education resources including ( and IEEE (

Meet Simon Lui

July 2012

Simon Lui is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems Technology and Design (ISTD) at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). In 2008, he founded EC2 Hong Kong to develop iPhone and iPad apps and sell them in the iPhone app store worldwide. Simon developed 7 apps, including #1 bestselling apps in several countries.
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Build Your Own Game!

July 2012

You’ve probably played lots of computer or phone based games — but would you like to try making your own game? We’ve gathered and tested lots of available software and in this activity you can build your own game.Read More

IEEE Spark Challenge

Think you know IEEE Spark? Test your knowledge of engineering, computing and technology with the IEEE Spark Challenge! Answer questions correctly to help your team move to the top of the leaderboard.

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Try Engineering by Playing Games!

There are loads of games out there to play, but just a few that can give you a chance to see what engineers do.

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How IEEE Supports Gaming Pros

Did you know that IEEE has 38 different technical societies that focus on specialized fields of interest? Many gaming professionals are members of the IEEE Computer Society and the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society.

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