Kathy Pretz, IEEE Spectrum

Kathy Pretz

IEEE Spectrum

Piscataway Township, NJ, United States

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Past articles by Kathy:

Linda Doyle Blasts Through Ireland’s Academic Glass Ceiling

Trinity College’s first female provost is preparing for generative AI → Read More

How Remote Sensing Technologies Increase Food Production

A Purdue professor’s system helps make crops resilient against pests → Read More

The IEEE Mentoring Program Can Accelerate Your Engineering Career

Mentees can improve their research and soft skills → Read More

Connect with Engineers Worldwide Through the IEEE App

Join communities, meetups, and events based on interests and location → Read More

Advice and Resources for Tech Workers Coping With Job Loss

Tens of thousands of tech workers have been laid off by companies recently, including at Amazon, Dropbox, GitHub, Google, Microsoft, and Vimeo. Startups, too, have made cuts, according to TechCrunch. To help IEEE members cope with losing a job, The Institute asked Chenyang Xu for advice. The IEEE Fellow is president and cochairman of Perception Vision Medical Technologies, known as PVmed. The… → Read More

IEEE Foundation Celebrates 50 Years of Philanthropy

Events will highlight donor-supported STEM education and humanitarian programs → Read More

IEEE Spectrum Wins 11 Editorial Awards

The publication was recognized for its articles on bionic eyes and transistors → Read More

IEEE Leaders Are Planning Now for 2050 and Beyond

They are reviewing membership models, product offerings, and standards development → Read More

Arizona State University Professor’s Work to Stabilize the Grid Pays Off

The power expert discovered ways to integrate renewable sources → Read More

The Maestro Behind Design-Software Behemoth Synopsys

CEO Aart de Geus created logical synthesis, which transformed how ICs are designed → Read More

5G and Metaverse are Crucial Technologies for 2023

Survey also finds that sustainability is a top priority for companies → Read More

Explore Pioneering Software at the Computer History Museum

Its director of curation on preserving Smalltalk and other source codes → Read More

IEEE’s Microwave Society Gets a New Name

The name is more relatable to young engineers and industry professionals → Read More

One Way to Stop the Social Spread of Disinformation

Owning your data is key, says wireless pioneer Siavash Alamouti → Read More

How This Startup Cut Production Costs of Millimeter Wave Power Amplifiers

In our pilot study, we draped a thin, flexible electrode array over the surface of the volunteer’s brain. The electrodes recorded neural signals and sent them to a speech decoder, which translated the signals into the words the man intended to say. It was the first time a paralyzed person who couldn’t speak had used neurotechnology to broadcast whole words—not just letters—from the brain. That… → Read More

Sophia Muirhead Is IEEE’s Next Executive Director

The struggle that most companies have maintaining code causes a second problem: fragility. Every new feature that gets added to the code increases its complexity, which then increases the chance that something will break. It’s common for software to grow so complex that the developers avoid changing it more than is absolutely necessary for fear of breaking something. In many companies, whole… → Read More

Stephen Welby: A Man on a Mission

The departing executive director steered IEEE through a pandemic and open access publishing → Read More

Climate Change is NSF Engineering Alliance’s Top Research Priority

Other focus areas include biology and cybersecurity → Read More

A New One-Stop Resource for IEEE Life Members

The website includes volunteer opportunities and continuing education materials → Read More

Nvidia’s CTO on the Future of High-Performance Computing

The company’s Earth-2 supercomputer is taking on climate change → Read More