IEEE Milestone Awards Event | Manchester University “Baby” Computer and its Derivatives, 1948-1951 and the Atlas Computer and the Invention of Virtual Memory 1957-1962

On 21st June 2022 we celebrated the work on the Manchester University “Baby” Computer and its Derivatives, 1948-1951 and the Atlas Computer and the Invention of Virtual Memory 1957-1962 with IEEE Milestone Plaque unveilings at The University of Manchester.

2022-06-26T12:08:37+01:00June 21st, 2022|LMAG, Past Milestones|

IEEE Milestone Award Event | Active Shielding of Superconducting Magnets for MRI, 1984-1989

On 17th June 2022 we celebrated the work on active shielding of superconducting magnets for MRI, 1984-1989, with an IEEE Milestone Plaque unveiling at Siemens Magnet Systems/Technology, Eynsham, Oxfordshire.

2022-06-26T11:53:59+01:00June 17th, 2022|LMAG, Past Milestones|

New Year Greetings from the UK & Ireland Section Life Members Affinity Group (LMAG) Committee

Your LMAG Committee has been meeting via Zoom throughout the year, preparing Milestone proposals and planning the unveiling ceremonies.

2022-01-23T16:35:51+00:00January 1st, 2022|LMAG|

Watch Again | LMAG Event Panel Discussion: Blockchain, Crypto Currency and DeFi – Are Cryptocurrencies Here to Stay?

The panel session discusses Blockchain technologies and considers how they have enabled several new economic and business models such as crypto currencies and decentralised finance (DeFi), and many other advances in the FinTech industry.

2021-11-28T12:28:23+00:00November 27th, 2021|Blockchain, LMAG|

Watch Again | Soft Robots Interacting with Humans and Other Fragile Objects by Professor Kaspar Althoefer

With the ever-increasing demand for robots to cooperate and collaborate with humans, comes the need for increasingly sophisticated technologies capable of physically interacting with their environment in a safe way. This webinar reports on the advancements at the Centre for Advanced Robotics @ Queen Mary (ARQ) in soft robots focussing on pneumatically actuated silicone and fabric-based robotic structures.

2021-01-24T14:11:42+00:00January 24th, 2021|LMAG|

IEEE Milestone Award: Active Shielding of Superconducting Magnets

The UK & Ireland Section has been awarded an IEEE Milestone plaque to celebrate a major development in superconducting magnet technology. The dedication ceremony will be held at the Siemens Magnet Technology factory at Enysham, near Oxford, on May 1st 2020.

2020-02-16T12:22:16+00:00February 16th, 2020|LMAG|

IEEE Milestone Award Event | Standardisation of the Unit of Resistance

On 17th September 2019 we celebrated the work on the standardisation of the unit of resistance with an IEEE Milestone Plaque unveiling at the Hunterian Museum at Glasgow University.

2022-06-02T19:04:31+01:00September 17th, 2019|LMAG, Past Milestones|

Life Members Affinity Group Publishes 2018 Annual Report

The Life Members Affinity Group held 4 meetings in 2018, and in addition organised the unveiling ceremony for the Milestone plaque awarded to the Physics Department at Dundee University. The IEEE President-Elect, Jose Moura, unveiled a plaque commemorating the work of Walter Spear and Peter LeComber in the 1970-1980 era that led to the development of the liquid crystal flat panel display used today for television screens and computer monitors.

2019-01-06T18:01:08+00:00January 6th, 2019|LMAG|
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