The use of location data and contact tracing apps in response to COVID19 has raised questions around societal values and trade-offs. This presentation considers how the pandemic is impacting human rights, with a focus on the rights to privacy and data protection.
Resilience of smart cities can be increased through using “smart” technologies (IoT, AI/analytics etc) to mitigate and respond to climate change challenges, disasters, and other unforeseen shocks like the current COVID-19 pandemic, but resilience can also be reduced, where smart technologies enable new modes of failure.
On Wednesday, 22nd April 2020, the IEEE PES Student Branch Chapter at UoM hosted an annual event to celebrate PES Day 2020. To celebrate PES Day, the event aim was centred to showcase the global and local impact of the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) and included a webinar entitled ‘The Future of Power and Energy’.
IEEE UK and Ireland members renewing their membership recently may have noticed that the paper with their membership card attached contained an image from the IEEE into focus photo contest 1st Place Winner, Professor Damien Coyle.
On 13th February 2020 had place at University of Southampton a Distinguished Lecturer Program (DLP) seminar called: “DC Transmission Grids: Components, Modelling, Control and Protection Challenges”. This seminar was given by Professor Dragan Jovcic from Aberdeen HVDC Research Centre, University of Aberdeen.
IEEE-USA’s eBooks and audio books help IEEE members advance their careers, work on their soft skills, learn about public policy, even provide a fun distraction--and now, for the first time, the whole collection is available to all IEEE members for free in the IEEE-USA Online Shop.
This special issue of IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems extends previous work in cognitive and developmental RAS, focusing on AI and Edge Computing for trustworthy RAS, by enhancing the abilities of RAS to address anomalies from cyber space and external environments. It focuses on self-diagnosis and interactions with humans on a mutual trust basis, improving the performance of RAS in the context of different application domains, such as extreme environments, social & health care and manufacturing, and exploring new applications enabled by the Internet of Robotic Things.
The IEEE United Kingdom and Ireland Blockchain Group Launch took place on Monday 24th February 2020 at London Metropolitan University and was attended by 100 delegates ranging from Blockchain professionals to those new to the subject and wanting to understand more.
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