Ruth Lewis, IEEE SSIT Standards Committee Chair, has been named a 2022 recipient of the IEEE Standards Medallion for leadership in promoting the development of IEEE technology and society standards.
Category: News and Notes
SSIT Celebrates Five Decades: Studying, Critiquing, and Celebrating the Impacts of Technology on Society
By terribookman on September 23rd, 2022 in Articles, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, News and Notes, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact, SSIT Announcements
This year, 2022, marks 50 years of history within IEEE for the Society on Social Implications of Technology. It is a moment to reflect on what has transpired in the realm of technology and society over this time, and on the accomplishments of SSIT and its members in helping to guide technological development in directions that benefit humanity. It is also a moment to look forward and imagine what the next 50 years will bring. What should SSIT be doing now to prepare for that future? We welcome participation by everyone who has an interest or stake in issues related to technology and society – which is all of us.
T&S Magazine – Changes for 2021
By Katina Michael on January 1st, 2021 in Magazine Articles, News and Notes, Social Implications of Technology
In 2021, Terri Bookman will become SSIT Administrator, and Heather Hilton, IEEE Publications Staff, will be Editorial/Production Associate for T&S Magazine
Past IEEE SSIT President Gerald L. Engel Dies at Age 76
By ieeessit on March 28th, 2019 in Magazine Articles, News and Notes, Social Implications of Technology
Gerald (Jerry) Engel, a past President of IEEE-SSIT, has died.
SSIT Launches New Publication: Transactions on Technology and Society
By John Impagliazzo on January 2nd, 2019 in Magazine Articles, News and Notes, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
SSIT launches a new publication: IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society
Robert A. (Bob) Dent Elected 2019-2020 IEEE-SSIT President
By terribookman on January 2nd, 2019 in Magazine Articles, News and Notes, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
In a September 2018 vote, the IEEE-SSIT Board of Governors elected Bob Dent as President-Elect of the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT). He will assume the office of SSIT President on January 1, 2019, for a two-year term ending December 31, 2020.
Philip Koopman Receives IEEE Carl Barus Award
By terribookman on November 29th, 2018 in Case Studies, Ethics, News and Notes, Social Implications of Technology
Dr. Philip Koopman of Carnegie Mellon University received the IEEE SSIT Carl Barus Award for Outstanding Service in the Public Interest on November 13, 2018, in Washington, DC.
Introducing FutureProof, the IEEE SSIT Blog
By terribookman on September 7th, 2018 in Magazine Articles, News and Notes, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
SSIT launches FutureProof, a refereed blog of concise, authoritative posts surfacing critical topics on the social implications of technology.
Jeremy Pitt Appointed New Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Technology and Society Magazine
By terribookman on December 16th, 2017 in Magazine Articles, News and Notes
The IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology announces the selection of Jeremy Pitt, Professor of Intelligent and Self-Organizing Systems at Imperial College, London, U.K., as Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, beginning January 1, 2018.
Katina Michael Receives Brian M. O’Connell Distinguished Service Award
By terribookman on August 10th, 2017 in News and Notes, Societal Impact
IEEE Technology and Society Magazine Editor-in-Chief Katina Michael has been recognized with SSIT’s highest award for service with the Brian M. O’Connell… Read More
Irish President Michael D. Higgins Delivers Opening Address at ISTAS 2015 in Dublin
By ieeessit on June 29th, 2017 in Magazine Articles, News and Notes
SSIT was honored with an opening address from Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, at the 2015 IEEE-SSIT International Symposium… Read More
Remotely Piloted Airborne Vehicles
By ieeessit on June 29th, 2017 in Magazine Articles, News and Notes, Societal Impact
This article is a summary report on the Eighth Workshop on the Social Implications of National Security Series. This year’s… Read More