Engineering Inside:

2015 Issue 1


Bringing Cutting-Edge Technology to the World of Sports
February 2015

Engineers and computing professionals are developing technologies that can provide athletes with keen insight into their athletic performance. These technologies are making it possible for fitness enthusiasts and athletes alike to train smarter, perform better, and play safer than ever before.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 Stephen Hammer!

February 2015

Stephen Hammer leads the IBM Interactive Experience Real-Time Events Practice. The Events Practice supports IBM’s live event projects which include 8 major golf, tennis and entertainment events. His team harnesses the power of mobile, social, analytics, and cloud technologies to build experiences for fans all over the world.Read More

Tennis Anyone?

February 2015

When engineers design sports equipment, they use the latest materials, manufacturing techniques, and shapes to enhance sporting – while maintaining the rules of a sport. In this challenge, you will work with a friend to devise racquets out of everyday materials that will be used to volley a ping pong ball across a table.Read More

IEEE Spark Challenge

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Perfect Your Game with Sports Apps!

Whether you are looking to be more physically active, improve your athletic performance, or immerse yourself in the world of sports gaming – there’s a sports app for that.

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The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

Since 1963, the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) has been working to advance medicine and biology through the application of engineering sciences and technology.

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