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Below, you can find all of the issues of IEEE Spark, an online engineering magazine for students. Full-issue PDFs are available for easy printing, or you can read them online.


Engineering Inside: The Internet of Things

2016, Issue 3
Learn how the Internet of Things (IoT) is connecting our world in the latest issue of IEEE Spark!  Meet an Internet of Things innovator, try a hands-on activity exploring the role of technical standards, check out the IEEE Internet of Things initiative, and discover additional IoT online resources and experiences.

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Engineering Inside: Cybersecurity

2016, Issue 2
Unlock the intriguing world of cybersecurity in this issue of IEEE Spark. Learn about data protection techniques, meet a cybersecurity expert, practice code breaking, and check out resources to build your cyber skills.

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Engineering Inside: Light

2016, Issue 1
Find out how engineers are lighting the way toward progress in this issue of IEEE Spark. Learn about the technologies that are making our world brighter, meet a photonics pro, explore infrared radiation with your remote, and get enlightened about optics with online tools.

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Engineering Inside: Smart Buildings

2015, Issue 4
 In the latest issue of IEEE Spark, get a glimpse into the world of smart buildings!  Learn about the technologies that are creating efficiencies where we live, work, and play; meet an innovator in smart building design; build a passive solar house; and learn how you can make your own home smarter.

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Engineering Inside: Smart Vehicles

transportation and vehicle concept - man using car control panel2015, Issue 3
Jump on board the latest issue of IEEE Spark to explore the exciting world of smart vehicles. Learn how smart vehicles are revolutionizing transportation, meet a professional who is driving the future of smart cars, design an efficient vehicle, and learn how you can enter competitions to design the smart vehicles of tomorrow.

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Engineering Inside: 3D Printing

2015, Issue 2
Discover the possibilities of 3D printing in  the latest issue of IEEE Spark! Learn how 3D printing is changing healthcare, meet a doctor who is using 3D printing to save lives, 3D print a map, and see how libraries are connecting students to 3D printing technology.

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Engineering Inside: Sports

2015, Issue 1
Dive into the wide world of sports in the latest issue of IEEE Spark! Learn how technology helps athletes stay on the cutting edge, meet a sports technology pro, design a tennis racquet, and check out sports apps that can help you perfect your game.

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Engineering Inside: Animation

2014, Issue 4peopleschoice2
In this issue of IEEE Spark, learn how technology is applied to the art of animation. Get an inside look at the technology behind your favorite animated features, see how animators use technology to bring animations to life, create an animated illusion, and explore tools to set your creativity in motion.

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Engineering Inside: Robotics

2014, Issue 3Mars Rover
In this issue of IEEE Spark, learn how engineers design robots to explore the great unknown, meet a robotics pro, design a robot arm, and gear up for robotics competitions.

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 Engineering Inside: Music

2014, Issue 2Waves of Music
Tune into this issue of IEEE Spark to learn how engineering and technology are applied in
the music industry. Learn how engineers make music sound better, meet a music technology maestro, design your own loudspeaker, and discover free online tools to make music at home.

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Engineering Inside: Nanotechnology

2014, Issue 1
Get an up-close look at the growing world of nanotechnology. Learn how nanotechnology is being used in applications ranging from medicine, to energy, to personal electronics; explore the nanoscale by growing sugar crystals, and discover exciting nanotechnology games.

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Engineering Inside: Space

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In this issue of IEEE Spark join us on an exciting voyage into space. Learn how engineering, technology and computing professionals advance space exploration, design a foldable solar panel and get tips on navigating the wide world of online career resources.

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Engineering Inside: Gaming

2012, Issue 3M
Have you ever wondered how your favorite apps and electronic games were made? This issue of IEEE Spark will look at gaming and give you a glimpse into the gaming industry. There are articles, interviews with games developers, and even a way to try out building a game on your own!

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Engineering Inside: Green Technology

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Going green is a way of approaching life and business where you consider how your actions will impact the environment. Every choice you make matters! This issue of IEEE Spark will look at all the ways technology can be used to support green initiatives. There are articles, interviews, and a fun paper recycling activity for you to try at home!

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Engineering Inside: Crime Scene Investigation

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Tune into this issue of IEEE Spark to learn how engineering and technology are applied in the music industry. Learn how engineers make music sound better, meet a music technology maestro, design your own loudspeaker, and discover free online tools to make music at home.

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