December 2012| In This Issue
New Standards Available
Hot Off The Press
The Redline version of the following IEEE standards are now available.
IEEE IEC 62032:2012(E) (IEEE C57.135-2011) Guide for the Application, Specification, and Testing of Phase-Shifting Transformers
IEEE Guide for Control of Small (100 kVA to 5 MVA) Hydroelectric Power Plants
Health informatics--Personal health device communication Part 10417: Device specialization—Glucose meter
IEEE Guide for Static Var Compensator Field Tests
IEEE Standard for the Functional Verification Language e
OpenStand: Measuring up in Design Automation Standards
Since the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) and other like-minded Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) publicly introduced the principles of Modern Standards Paradigm, OpenStand, in late August 2012, I have been thinking about how closely the electronic design automation (EDA) community follows these principles. Here is my take on it – some perspectives are based on recent activities and others are historical.
IEEE-SA Recognizes Outstanding Leadership Achievements in the Advancement of New Technologies
IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) held the 2012 IEEE-SA Awards on Sunday, 2 December 2012, at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick in New Brunswick, N.J. IEEE-SA Awards are presented to members and non-members in recognition of their outstanding standards development participation.
Hurricane Sandy's Effect on IEEE
When Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast U.S. in late October, few people could have imagined the devastation that lay ahead. When it was over, the storm had killed more than 250 people in seven counties along its path and caused an estimated US $65.5 billion in damage. Among those affected was IEEE. The storm knocked out power and left the IEEE Operations Center, in Piscataway, N.J., closed for a record nine days.
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Sri Chandrasekaran: Spearheading Standards Development in India
India's technology sector has been growing by leaps and bounds, and standards development activities have followed suit, especially during the past decade. Sri Chandrasekaran has witnessed this growth firsthand.