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Below you will find archives for all of the articles we’ve published in IEEE Spark regarding advances in technology. Learn about how technology influences sports, how 3D printers are used in healthcare, and interviews with real people working in STEM and making a difference.

Securing Cyber Space

May 2016

Your phone, your watch, your home, your car: These days more and more of the objects we use every day are connected to the Internet and more and more of our personal data is being stored online. This increasing reliance on networked technology means that cybersecurity breaches have the potential to bring about devastating damage. Read More

Meet Anuja Sonalker!

May 2016

Dr. Anuja Sonalker is an expert in cyber security for embedded and distributed networked systems. She brings together a broad set of technical skills, demonstrated leadership and experience from working with government, academia and with industry leaders. She has lead various efforts in the past 16+ years in automotive cyber security, intrusion detection, internet infrastructure security, wireless systems security, sensor networks, security protocol design and cryptography.Read More

Meet David V. Plant!

February 2016

David V. Plant is the James McGill Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McGill University where he has been since 1993… His current research interests includes silicon photonics, optical interconnects, photonic integration, nanophotonics, and coherent optical fiber communications. He has published more than 400 journal and conference papers, two book chapters, and has one licensed patent.Read More

Meet Chris Steffens!

November 2015

Chris Steffens is an architectural lighting designer and energy consultant in New York City, and a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Schaefer School of Engineering and Science at Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken New Jersey. Currently, he is advising the Stevens “SURE HOUSE” team at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 competition in Irvine, California. Read More

3D Printing for Your Health

May 2015

Imagine you live in an area of the world where doctors don’t have access to modern medical equipment. Imagine you needed a prosthesis or implant to improve your life and your ability to work. With access to a 3D printer and free, open source designs, the quality of available healthcare in your area could change vastly.Read More

TIPS AND ADVICE

Explore Wearables with Hands-On Kits and Camps

Want to try making your own wearable device? There are kits that can help you build or program your own wearable. Or, if you want a more immersive experience, check out a tech camp or workshop to give wearable design a try.

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IEEE SPOTLIGHT

Sharing and Securing Wearable Tech

The IEEE and its members have been at the forefront of wearable technology, working to share advancements and research, highlight security concerns, and develop standards for wearable development, communication, and security.

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