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10 years of news and resources for members of the IEEE Signal Processing Society

August 2016

Financial Signal Processing and Machine Learning, A.N. Akansu, S.R. Kulkarni and D.M. Malioutov, Eds. Wiley-IEEE Press, 2016.

Watch the videos of Louis L. Scharf receiving the IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal, Nadav Levanon receiving the IEEE Dennis J. Picard Medal for Radar Technologies and Applications and Simon S. Haykin receiving the IEEE James H. Mulligan, Jr. Education Medal.

As a special benefit to IEEE members for the month of July, IEEE-USA E-Books will offer"A Living Resume – Volume 1: Documenting Your Accomplishments," by author Harry T. Roman. The Living Resume Series is an evolving story that documents your growth as a professional. Volume 1 of The Living Resume discusses how to document your career accomplishments. The e-book is available 1 July to 15 August.

IEEE Member Discounts offers a suite of services to help members in the USA and Puerto Rico plan and meet their financial goals with myFinancialWellness for IEEE Members. Learn about what myFinancial Wellness can do for you by watching a new video and sampling the self-directed planning tools available to eligible members at no cost.

IEEE Risk Management for Engineers is an online course developed by IEEE, with the needs of business owners, entrepreneurs, consultants, students, and working professionals in mind. The course examines the Risk Management process, including defining and measuring risk, exposure identification and risk analysis, risk responses and risk mitigation, as well as the value of contracts and professional liability insurance. This course is free exclusively to members.

IEEE has revised the tagline terminology used on all IEEE digital communications, promotional materials, websites, and mobile apps. Please review and update all existing applications using the new language shown below, including the footer and any other areas of the materials where it may be used.

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IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is pleased to announce upcoming events, leadership summits, and opportunities:

The IEEE Maker Project competition has launched and will run through 17 September 2016. This year, Thomas Coughlin, IEEE Senior member and Chair of the IEEE Public Visibility Committee, will serve as the host of this competition and will be featured in an ongoing video series that will highlight cool projects and events on the contest website.

Recharge your resume and gain in-demand skills this summer at IEEEx.org, IEEE’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) portal on the edX platform. Learn why smart grids are key to modernizing the current electrical system to optimize the conservation and delivery of power with the new free course, “Smart Grids: Electricity for the Future,” starting on 29 June. Check out “Enterprise Architecture and Essentials of The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF® 9.1),” starting 14 July, to discover how to improve IT infrastructure and business efficiency using architectural framework.

At its 18 June 2016 meeting, the IEEE Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Board approved changing the geographic unit close/end date for prior year financial reporting to the last day of February.

This change applies only to the financial reporting deadline. The geographic unit officer reporting and meeting reporting deadlines remain as 15 March, and the bonus deadline remains as the third Friday of February. The rebate algorithm and calculation remain unchanged.

This information will be further communicated with all Sections over the next few months.

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