Research presented at SusTech 2013 was featured in the December 10th issue of IEEE’s The Institute. The lead article, “Purifying Water With Nanotech“discussed research being done at MIT presented in the paper”Novel nanomaterials for water desalination technology“, by David Cohen-Tanugi, Shreya Dave, Ronan McGovern, John H Lienhard, V and Jeffrey Grossman, all at MIT. Grossman,… Read more
The presentations from the SusTech 2013 sessions have been loaded and can be found on the archived 2013 Program page here. The SusTech 2013 papers have been published in IEEE Xplore®, and can be found here. SusTech 2014 is being organized; it will be held July 24-26 in Portland, Oregon. Check back for updates…. Read more
Looking for some suggestions for good Portland microbrewery pubs? Check out our new Beervana things-to-do page on the IEEE-USA Annual Meeting site.
In recognition of the inaugural IEEE Conference on Sustainable Technologies, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has proclaimed August 1 as “IEEE Oregon Sustainable Technology Day”.
The SusTech Program Committee is pleased to announce that a special session on Ocean Wave Energy has been added to the Friday program. “Advancing Ocean Wave Energy through Research, Development and Testing Including Research on Materials and Technologies for Bio-Fouling Resistant Surfaces” will be co-presented by Annette von Jouanne and Alex Yokochi, of Oregon State… Read more
The SusTech organizing committee is pleased to announce that UL Environment, of Marietta, GA has become a Diamond Level Patron. As part of UL’s participation Mark Rossolo will be making a presentation Thursday afternoon on “Transparency in Electronics: Going Above and Beyond” in the Electronic Materials Track Session. UL Environment are also sponsoring the… Read more
Smartphone Conference App by Bloodhound for SusTech and the Annual Meeting The IEEE-USA Annual Meeting Program Committee has created a conference app, using Bloodhound. It allows attendees to: View entire event schedule, sessions, and speakers “Like” sessions and create their own daily calendar Set session reminders View maps of the event floor Socially connect within… Read more
Transportation from the Airport (PDX) to the Hotel Portland International Airport (PDX) is nine miles from downtown Portland (approx. 8 miles to the Doubletree hotel) – 25 minutes by car or 28 minutes by MAX light rail. It is not necessary to take a taxi from the airport to the hotel. Portland’s award‐winning MAX light… Read more
The Organizing Committee of the inaugural IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability (SuSTech) is pleased to announce that the Friday lunch keynote speaker will be Gordon Day, 2012 IEEE President, speaking on the topic “21st Century Engineering”. In 2012 Gordon Day served as the 50th President of the IEEE. He spent most of his… Read more
Portland, OR – July 1, 2013 The Organizing Committee of the inaugural IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability (SuSTech) is pleased to announce that the Thursday lunch keynote speaker will be Thomas P. Seager, PhD, from Arizona State University. Prof. Seager will speak on the topic of “Systems Thinking for Sustainability”: Sustainability is now… Read more