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Capitalizing on

Global Opportunities

Lew Terman

2007 IEEE President
-
Elect

Scottsdale, Arizona

September 2, 2007


What is the IEEE?












What is the IEEE?


The Institute of Electrical

and Electronic Engineers

Which Opportunities?


Membership



Financial



Profession



Society/Humanity

IEEE



Core Purpose


To foster
technological innovation
and
excellence for the
benefit of humanity


Envisioned Future


Be essential to the
global technical community
and to technical professionals everywhere

and
be universally recognized for the contributions
of technology and of technical professionals in
improving global conditions


29.2%
30.3%
31.5%
32.9%
35.2%
36.1%
37.6%
38.0%
37.8%
39.5%
40.6%
42.4%
70.8%
69.7%
68.5%
67.1%
64.8%
63.9%
62.4%
62.0%
62.2%
60.5%
59.4%
57.6%
20%
30%
40%
50%
60%
70%
80%
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
Percent of Total Membership
Total Reg. 1
-
6 Members

Total Reg. 7
-
10 Members

Globalization of IEEE Membership

33.4%
27.4%
24.2%
39.8%
30.6%
26.0%
39.9%
30.0%
38.0%
0.0%
5.0%
10.0%
15.0%
20.0%
25.0%
30.0%
35.0%
40.0%
45.0%
Percent Retatined
2002
Graduates
2003
Graduates
2004
Graduates
2005
Graduates
+1 Year
+2 Years
+3 Years
+4 years
Student Retention

22.0
%

IEEE
-

the World’s Largest
Technical Professional Society




Over 375K members


-

Including 80,000 students


-

In over 160 countries



~ 1,400 Student Branches



324 Sections



39 Societies, 5 Technical Councils



Over 1,600 Chapters



IEEE Regions

Major Growth Opportunities


China



India



Other potential areas, such as


Eastern Europe


Brazil


New Technical Opportunities


Biometrics


Biotechnology, Bioengineering


Distributed Intelligent Networks and Systems


Global Earth Observation


RFID


Power and Energy


Organic Electronics


.…etc


New Technical Opportunities


Biometrics


Biotechnology, Bioengineering


Distributed Intelligent Networks and Systems


Global Earth Observation


RFID


Power and Energy


Organic Electronics


….and



Systems, Applications, and Solutions


Organizational Global Opportunities


Facilitate industry/academia interaction


Increase involvement with industry


Position IEEE as a global NGO


to be able to
affect policies


Become the major source for Continuing
Education, Certification


Inspire interest by precollege students


Use IEEE
-
USA modules as pilots for
international activities


And….


Inspire more activities at local chapter,
section, and branch level



Create a better organization by
increasing communication/interaction
and relationships between Sections,
Chapters, Student Branches, GOLD…..

IEEE
-

New Directions

HISTORICALLY


Framework
:

Technology
and discipline focused


Roles
:


Information collection and
dissemination


Quality control


Archival information


Fast turnaround


Primary Alignment

is
research, academia
programs; journals,
publications


Technology Driven,
activity based

TOMORROW


Framework
:
Issue/Problem
focused


Roles
:


Leadership in shaping the
problem and solution space


Collaboration, facilitation, and
understanding solution options


Living Best Practice output, not
archival products


Aligns

with groups


industry, academic, government
and humanitarian


creates large and sometimes
untraditional partnerships



Goal
-
based/Project focused;

trials prominent

Humanity’s “Top Ten” Problems for the
next 50 years


Energy


Water


Food


Environment


Poverty


Terrorism & War


Disease


Education


Democracy


Population

Richard Smalley,
Nobel Laureate

TAB Technical Grand Challenges

1.
Global Earth Observation System of Systems
(GEOSS)

2.
Future Boston
-

Updating Cities with Technology

3.
Disaster management

4.
Alternative Energy Systems

5.
Engineering applied to Healthcare

6.
Pandemics

7.
CleanTechnology/ Carbon mitigation

8.
Green Engineering

9.
MegaCities

10.
Ubiquitous Nanotechnology

11.
Digital Home Healthcare

The IEEE and GEOSS


Group on Earth Observation

(GEO)


72 members including the European Union, with 46 participating
organizations


Global Earth Observation System of Systems (
GEOSS)


a comprehensive, coordinated, and sustained system to monitor
the changing state of the planet


ICEO
-

The
IEEE Committee on Earth Observation


The IEEE is actively leading or participating in
architecture,
standards, user requirements, technical training and education,
and capacity building through
:

Earth Observation Technologies

Architecture Definition

Standards development

Workshops & conferences

Technical task teams

Internet & public outreach

Tutorials and training

IEEE CEO Activities



New journal:

IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in
Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing


New web
-
based publication
(Earthzine.org), aimed at
general public


A game for teenagers
through a global competition
:

“Eye
-
on Earth”


Case studies

for professional training in Earth
observation with focus on developing countries


Standards
-

facilitation of GEOSS standards


Best Practices Registry



Leadership of

GEO Energy Community of Practice


9 Workshops held in 2007
-

a total of 16 to date, on
all continents except Antarctica

IEEE’s Role in

Humanitarian Endeavors


Engineering, science,
technology and the condition
of the world are intimately
connected


IEEE tenets:


Advance global prosperity


For the benefit of humanity


Humanitarian activities of
increasing interest to IEEE
volunteers



Humanitarian Technology Challenge
Goals: IEEE with UN Foundation


IEEE Partnering with the United Nations
Foundation


An unprecedented opportunity for a collaboration


to develop technology
-
based solutions to problems facing the
world


particularly in developing regions



Develop a systematic approach to applying technology
to help solve world problems



Identify problem areas


Define viable goals


Set out to achieve goals in a directed manner


Develop solutions based on areas of critical need


Solutions should be sustainable and adaptable



Disaster First Response,


Management and Recovery

Sustainable

Infrastructures

Available, Affordable

Healthcare

Environment
-

Climate Change

Areas of Focus

The UNF and IEEE have identified
several areas of mutual interest

Engineering Projects in Community
Service (EPICS)


Founded at 1995 at Purdue University


Pioneered by Leah Jamieson


Engineering Projects in Community Service


Teams of undergraduates


Multi
-
year, multi
-
discipline projects


Solving engineering/technology
-
based problems


With community service and educational organizations


Students earn academic credit


Typical projects have included


Homelessness prevention network database


Environmental protection, environmental engineering


Creating toys for children with disabilities

EPICS


Now has 18 Universities in a national program


Impact


Application of engineering knowledge to real world
problems


Communication


Customer awareness


Project management


Leadership


Professionalism


Community involvement


Highly regarded by students, faculty, community

“Silicon


the New Steel”

The progress in
semiconductor technology,
computer organization and
architecture, software
algorithms and efficiency,
and communication
technology, has opened
tremendous opportunity for
advancement of mankind
and solution of its major
problems.