The IEEE ComSoc Young Professionals group provides a “technical haven” within IEEE for the graduate students and early to mid-career professionals, who have graduated from their first professional degree within the past 15 years. It is an international community, whose members are interested in elevating their professional image, expanding their global network, connecting with peers locally and giving back to their community. This includes professionals from various sectors of the communications engineering field such as academia, industry, governmental agencies, and the startup community. These groups of vibrant young minds, who are gearing up to shape and lead their organizations, actively contribute as members to both IEEE ComSoc and the IEEE Young Professionals.

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Get power from Women in STEM events

In this blog, Mei Wang, who is currently a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Computer Science Department at the University of Texas at Austin, will share her experience organizing an n2women event and what we can get from attending a conference for women in STEM. Mei received B.S.E. degrees in both Electronic...

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Staying in an Academic Research; Why I love my job

In this short blog, Dr. Arya Fallahi shares his understanding and experiences on several attributes of staying in academic research and critiquing Industry as a career path for a young professional. This blog goes along with our earlier post on moving from Academia to Industry. He earned his PhD degree from Swiss Federal...

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Moving from Academia to Industry; Why I love my job

In this short blog, Dr. Behrooz Makki, the outstanding nominee of the 2020 IEEE ComSoc Best YP shares his understanding and experiences on the perks of moving from academia to the industry as a young professional. We believe this topic is relatable to most of our readers, and the other side of this...

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How I managed to deal with the huge workloads during my Ph.D. studies

In this experience blog, we have Dr. Leila Askari, who candidly expresses herself about mental health and related avenues to cope with (expected) troubles during the Ph.D. journey. We would love to hear from you as well. Interested in sharing your experiences? Please let us know here. Leila Askari received...

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