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Below you will find archives for all of the tips and advice articles we’ve published in IEEE Spark. Find out about camps, competitions and websites to help you learn more about different fields within engineering.

Mix New Music Online!

June 2014

A career in music engineering requires both the technical skills of an engineer and the artistry and passion for sound of a musician. Try your hand at these online games and simulators and see if you can engineer some good tunes.

Explore Nanotechnology with Games and Simulators!

April 2014

Working at the nanoscale isn’t something everyone will get a chance to do, but there are nanotechnology games and tools online that can simulate the real thing and help put your new knowledge into perspective.

Try Engineering by Playing Games!

July 2012

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

Try Your Hand at Solar Car Racing!

April 2012

Sometimes the best way to understand what engineers do or to explore how technology works is to try your hand at it! IEEE has an exciting new game you can plan online where players design and race a solar car!

Explore Optics with Online Tools

February 2016

There are many places online where you can delve deeper into the fields of optics and photonics. Explore a variety of Web sites, tutorials, kits, camps and events!

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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