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Sustainability is the capacity to endure. In ecology, the word describes how biological systems remain diverse and productive over time. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. (Wikipedia.org)






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2014 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)

The Frontiers in Education (FIE)Conference is the major international conference about educational innovations and research in engineering and computing. FIE 2014 continues a long tradition of disseminating results in these areas. It is an ideal forum for sharing ideas; learning about developments in computer science, engineering, and technology education; and interacting with colleagues in these fields.

  • 2013 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)

    The Frontiers in Education (FIE)Conference is the major international conference about educational innovations and research in engineering and computing. FIE 2013 continues a long tradition of disseminating results in these areas. It is an ideal forum for sharing ideas; learning about developments in computer science, engineering, and technology education; and interacting with colleagues in these fields.

  • 2012 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)

    The Frontiers in Education (FIE)Conference is the major international conference about educational innovations and research in engineering and computing. FIE 2012 continues a long tradition of disseminating results in these areas. It is an ideal forum for sharing ideas; learning about developments in computer science, engineering, and technology education; and interacting with colleagues in these fields.

  • 2011 Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)

    The Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference is the major international conference about educational innovations and research in engineering and computing. FIE 2011 continues a long tradition of disseminating results in these areas. It is an ideal forum for sharing ideas; learning about developments in computer science, engineering, and technology education; and interacting with colleagues in these fields.

  • 2010 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)

    (FIE) Conference is a major international conference devoted to improvements in computer science, engineering, and technology (CSET) education. FIE 2008 continues a long tradition of disseminating educational research results and innovative practices in CSET education. It is an ideal forum for sharing ideas, learning about developments in CSET education, and interacting with colleagues.

  • 2009 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)

    FIE is a major international conference devoted to improvements in computer science, engineering and technology (CSET) education. FIE continues a loong tradition of disseminating educational research results and innovative practices in CSET education. It is an ideal forum for sharing ideas, learning about developments in CSET education, and interacting with colleagues.

  • 2008 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)


2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics - SMC

SMC2014 targets advances in Systems Science and Engineering, Human-Machine Systems, and Cybernetics involving state-of-art technologies interacting with humans to provide an enriching experience and thereby improving the quality of lives including theories, methodologies, and emerging applications.

  • 2013 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics - SMC

    SMC 2013 targets advances in Systems Science and Engineering Human-machine Systems and Cybernetics involving state-of-the-art technologies interacting with humans to provide an enriching experience and thereby improving the quality of lives including theories, methodologies and emerging applications.

  • 2012 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics - SMC

    Theory, research and technology advances including applications in all aspects of systems science and engineering, human machine systems, and emerging cybernetics.

  • 2011 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics - SMC

    Theory, research, and technology advances including applications in all aspects of systems science and engineering, human machine systems, and emerging cybernetics.

  • 2010 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics - SMC

    The 2010 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2010) provides an international forum that brings together those actively involved in areas of interest to the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society, to report on up-to-the-minute innovations and developments, to summarize the state-of-the-art, and to exchange ideas and advances in all aspects of systems science and engineering, human machine systems, and cybernetics.

  • 2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics - SMC

    The 2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2009) provides an international forum that brings together those actively involved in areas of interest to the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society, to report on up-to-the-minute innovations and developments, to summarize the state-of-the-art, and to exchange ideas and advances in all aspects of systems science and engineering, human machine systems, and cybernetics.


2013 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC)

VGreen Car - Electric Propelled System 1. HEV, Plug-In HEV, BEV System Design 2. Fuel Cell and FCEV/FCHEV System Design 3. Electronic Actuator and Electric Machinery for Vehicle Applications 4. Power Electronics and Converter for Vehicle Applications 5. Motor Drives for Vehicle Applications 6. Battery, Energy Storage System and their Management Systems for xEVs 7. Renewable Energy and Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) 8. Advanced Powertrain Controls for xEVs 9. Charging System including Interface Couplers 10. Smart Grid and Electrical Infrastructure for xEVs 11. Other Applications Intelligent Car 12. Intelligent Vehicle for Safety (included V2V) 13. Telematics (included V2I) 14. Network and Imbedded System for Vehicle 15. Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) in xEVs 16. Other Applications High Efficiency Transportation 17. Conventional Vehicle System Design 18. Advanced Automotive Power and Propulsion 19. Railway, Ship, Air, and Space Vehicles 20. Mechanical, Hydraulic

  • 2012 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC)

    Topic 1: HEV, BEV, FCEV and Plug-In EV System Design. Topic 2: Automotive Actuator and Electric Machinery Topic 3: Power Converter for Automotive Applications Topic 4: Motor Drives for Vehicle Applications Topic 5: Energy and Power Management for xEVs Topic 6: Charging System including Interface Couplers Topic 7: Smart Grid and Electrical Infrastructure Topic 8: Intelligent Vehicle for Safety (included V2V) Topic 9: Telematics (included V2I) Topic 10: Imbedded System for Vehicle Topic 11: Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) in xEVs Topic 12: Conventional Vehicle System Design Topic 13: Advanced Automotive Power and Propulsion Topic 14: Railway, Ship, Air, and Space Vehicles Topic 15: Mechanical, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems Topic 16: Modeling, Simulation, Emissions and Control

  • 2011 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC)

    Vehicular Power Electronics, Motor Drives, and Electric Machines; Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles; Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Smart Grid, and Electrical Infrastructure; Energy Storage; Fuel Cell and Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicles; Land Vehicles; Sea, Undersea, Air, and Space Vehicles; Mechanical, Hydraulic, and Pneumatic Systems; Modeling, Simulation, Emissions, and Control.

  • 2010 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC)

    Power Electronics, Electric Drives, Electric Vehicles, Hybrid vehicles, motion control, transportation systems

  • 2009 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC)

    The 2009 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC09) will be held in Dearborn, Michigan, USA. The conference is co-sponsored by IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) and IEEE Vehicular Technology (VT). This year the conference will feature the theme of Sustainability: hybrid, plug-in, fuel cell and battery technology. The conference also features keynote speakers from top executives from the major automotive companies, and a banquet at the Henry Ford Museum.


2012 IEEE 6th International Conference on Management of Innovation & Technology (ICMIT 2012)

Research & Development as well as business applications in innovation and technology management across a global network of diverse platforms.


2012 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON)

The conference will provide an interdisciplinary forum for academic, research, and industrial collaboration on global engineering education.


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Periodicals related to Sustainability

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Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on

Fundamental technologies used in the control and conversion of electric power. Topics include dc-to- dc converter design, direct off-line switching power supplies, inverters, controlled rectifiers, control techniques, modeling, analysis and simulation techniques, the application of power circuit components (power semiconductors, magnetics, capacitors), and thermal performance of electronic power systems.


Systems Journal, IEEE

This publication provides a systems-level, focused forum for application-oriented manuscripts that address complex systems and system-of-systems of national and global significance.


Transactions on Sustainable Energy

The IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy is a cross disciplinary and internationally archival journal aimed at disseminating results of research on sustainable energy that relates to, arises from, or deliberately influences energy generation, transmission, distribution and delivery. The journal will publish original research on theories and development on principles of sustainable energy technologies and systems.This journal will cover the following ...




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2012 IEEE 6th International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, 2012

Conference proceedings front matter may contain various advertisements, welcome messages, committee or program information, and other miscellaneous conference information. This may in some cases also include the cover art, table of contents, copyright statements, title-page or half title-pages, blank pages, venue maps or other general information relating to the conference that was part of the original conference proceedings.


Art of engaging with the community for successful engineering projects

Fouad Kamel; King Hann Lim 2012 4th International Congress on Engineering Education, 2012

It is becoming increasingly challenging to initiate, finance and implement engineering projects due to community and public opinion particularly due to environmental and sustainability reasons. Accordingly, a major field of competency for engineering education encompasses the various skills of community engagement. Community engagement is an art combining knowledge of various humanities knowledge with technical skills. This blend of competencies allows ...


Renewable sources at pre-salt platforms

Maurício F. Oliveira; Marco A. Saidel; Alan R. S. Queiroz; Luiz G. O. Gonçalves PCIC Europe 2013, 2013

The recent discoveries of Brazilian pre-salt oil fields are facing a new scenario in the global oil and gas industry. The latest offshore exploratory and production opportunity requires complex production projects and high technology equipment. Brazilian development oil production master plan determines construction and installation of more than forty offshore platforms. In this scenario, renewable sources emerge as an interesting ...


Detecting preferences based on eye movement using combinatorial fusion

Christina Schweikert; Shinsuke Shimojo; D. Frank Hsu 2016 IEEE 15th International Conference on Cognitive Informatics & Cognitive Computing (ICCI*CC), 2016

When tasked with comparing two images on a screen, a subject's eye movement can be captured and analyzed in order to understand the process of preference formation. The process of comparing two images and developing a preference is analyzed based on a sample dataset. Although it is known in general that our preferences are shaped by our past experiences, a ...


Object identification, enhancement and tracking under dynamic background conditions

W. S. K. Fernando; H. M. S. P. B. Herath; P. H. Perera; M. P. B. Ekanayake; G. M. R. I. Godaliyadda; J. V. Wijayakulasooriya 7th International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, 2014

A real-time event tracking method is proposed that is immune to background variances. The proposed method models each pixel as a collection of Gaussian distributions to handle background variations and uses manipulations in the RGB space to mitigate the effects of foreground shadows. A two stepped connected component analysis method is also introduced in refining the estimated foreground and clustering ...


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2012 IEEE 6th International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, 2012

Conference proceedings front matter may contain various advertisements, welcome messages, committee or program information, and other miscellaneous conference information. This may in some cases also include the cover art, table of contents, copyright statements, title-page or half title-pages, blank pages, venue maps or other general information relating to the conference that was part of the original conference proceedings.


Art of engaging with the community for successful engineering projects

Fouad Kamel; King Hann Lim 2012 4th International Congress on Engineering Education, 2012

It is becoming increasingly challenging to initiate, finance and implement engineering projects due to community and public opinion particularly due to environmental and sustainability reasons. Accordingly, a major field of competency for engineering education encompasses the various skills of community engagement. Community engagement is an art combining knowledge of various humanities knowledge with technical skills. This blend of competencies allows ...


Renewable sources at pre-salt platforms

Maurício F. Oliveira; Marco A. Saidel; Alan R. S. Queiroz; Luiz G. O. Gonçalves PCIC Europe 2013, 2013

The recent discoveries of Brazilian pre-salt oil fields are facing a new scenario in the global oil and gas industry. The latest offshore exploratory and production opportunity requires complex production projects and high technology equipment. Brazilian development oil production master plan determines construction and installation of more than forty offshore platforms. In this scenario, renewable sources emerge as an interesting ...


Detecting preferences based on eye movement using combinatorial fusion

Christina Schweikert; Shinsuke Shimojo; D. Frank Hsu 2016 IEEE 15th International Conference on Cognitive Informatics & Cognitive Computing (ICCI*CC), 2016

When tasked with comparing two images on a screen, a subject's eye movement can be captured and analyzed in order to understand the process of preference formation. The process of comparing two images and developing a preference is analyzed based on a sample dataset. Although it is known in general that our preferences are shaped by our past experiences, a ...


Object identification, enhancement and tracking under dynamic background conditions

W. S. K. Fernando; H. M. S. P. B. Herath; P. H. Perera; M. P. B. Ekanayake; G. M. R. I. Godaliyadda; J. V. Wijayakulasooriya 7th International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, 2014

A real-time event tracking method is proposed that is immune to background variances. The proposed method models each pixel as a collection of Gaussian distributions to handle background variations and uses manipulations in the RGB space to mitigate the effects of foreground shadows. A two stepped connected component analysis method is also introduced in refining the estimated foreground and clustering ...


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IEEE-USA E-Books

  • Integrating Vehicles and Smart Electric Grids

    This chapter contains sections titled: Load-Leveling Strategies, Making More Efficient Use of Fossil Fuels, Effectively Integrating Renewables, Distributed Urban Energy Systems, Dynamic Electricity Pricing, The Parallel Emergence of Electric-Drive Vehicles and Smart Grids, Summary: Smart Sustainability

  • Cyber Venues and Levels of Analysis

    Cyberspace is widely acknowledged as a fundamental fact of daily life in today's world. Until recently, its political impact was thought to be a matter of low politics--background conditions and routine processes and decisions. Now, however, experts have begun to recognize its effect on high politics-- national security, core institutions, and critical decision processes. In this book, Nazli Choucri investigates the implications of this new cyberpolitical reality for international relations theory, policy, and practice. The ubiquity, fluidity, and anonymity of cyberspace have already challenged such concepts as leverage and influence, national security and diplomacy, and borders and boundaries in the traditionally state-centric arena of international relations. Choucri grapples with fundamental questions of how we can take explicit account of cyberspace in the analysis of world politics and how we can integrate the traditional international system with its cyber venues. After establishing the theoretical and empirical terrain, Choucri examines modes of cyber conflict and cyber cooperation in international relations; the potential for the gradual convergence of cyberspace and sustainability, in both substantive and policy terms; and the emergent synergy of cyberspace and international efforts toward sustainable development. Choucri's discussion is theoretically driven and empirically grounded, drawing on recent data and analyzing the dynamics of cyberpolitics at individual, state, international, and global levels.

  • Stochastic Programming and Game Theory for Solid Waste Management Decision-Making

    Holistic uncertainty analysis leads to the creation of a new spectrum of uncertainty quantification (UQ) that has been recognized as a critical element necessary for continued advancement in decision analysis for environmental sustainability. This chapter describes the rationale and application of stochastic programming and Game theory (GT) to start a series of discussions concerning UQ as applied to waste management. Stochastic programming can be viewed as an extension of mathematical programming models for decision analysis whose coefficients (input data) could be expressed by random variables under an uncertain environment. When incorporating the GT into consideration, a series of nonlinear programming models are oftentimes needed to carry out the essential decision analysis and comprehend the implications of the interactions associated with relevant constraints.

  • Communication Practices by Way of Permits and Policy: Do Environmental Regulations Promote Sustainability in the Real World?

    Communication has played a key role in the development and evolution of the postmodern environmental movement since its emergence in the late 1960s. Today, the sense of urgency surrounding environmental degradation and the human contribution to this has only escalated, with environmentalism no longer viewed as a radical concept. The Construction General Storm Water Permit (CGP) stems from federal regulations, which were enacted to regulate and manage the release of construction-related pollutants into storm water. To study the efficacy of the CGP in the real world, the author conducted a targeted case study with four environmental professionals who work within California's construction community, and who have some degree of experience or expertise in working with the CGP and its requirements. This project involved examining the concept of sustainability as it is communicated by environmental regulations.

  • Cyberspace and Sustainability: Convergence on the Global Agenda

    This chapter contains sections titled: 9.1 The Logic for Synergy, 9.2 Convergence on the Global Agenda, 9.3 Knowledge Imperatives for Cyberpolitics

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    A response of the engineering profession to the challenges of security, poverty and underdevelopment, environmental sustainability, and native cultures is described. Ethical codes, which govern the behavior of engineers, are examined from a historical perspective linking the prevailing codes to models of the natural world. A new ethical code based on a recently introduced model of Nature as an integral community is provided and discussed. Applications of the new code are described using a case study approach. With the ethical code based on an integral community in place, new design algorithms are developed and also explored using case studies. Implications of the proposed changes in ethics and design on engineering education are considered. Table of Contents: Preface / Acknowledgments / Introduction / Engineering Ethics / Models of the Earth / Engineering in a Morally Deep World / Engineering Design in a Morally Deep World / Implications for Engineering Education / Final Thoughts / Re erences / Author's Biography

  • New Challenges to International Relations Theory and Policy

    Cyberspace is widely acknowledged as a fundamental fact of daily life in today's world. Until recently, its political impact was thought to be a matter of low politics--background conditions and routine processes and decisions. Now, however, experts have begun to recognize its effect on high politics-- national security, core institutions, and critical decision processes. In this book, Nazli Choucri investigates the implications of this new cyberpolitical reality for international relations theory, policy, and practice. The ubiquity, fluidity, and anonymity of cyberspace have already challenged such concepts as leverage and influence, national security and diplomacy, and borders and boundaries in the traditionally state-centric arena of international relations. Choucri grapples with fundamental questions of how we can take explicit account of cyberspace in the analysis of world politics and how we can integrate the traditional international system with its cyber venues. After establishing the theoretical and empirical terrain, Choucri examines modes of cyber conflict and cyber cooperation in international relations; the potential for the gradual convergence of cyberspace and sustainability, in both substantive and policy terms; and the emergent synergy of cyberspace and international efforts toward sustainable development. Choucri's discussion is theoretically driven and empirically grounded, drawing on recent data and analyzing the dynamics of cyberpolitics at individual, state, international, and global levels.

  • Position Statement: Mobilizing Gamification

    What if our whole life were turned into a game? What sounds like the premise of a science fiction novel is today becoming reality as "gamification." As more and more organizations, practices, products, and services are infused with elements from games and play to make them more engaging, we are witnessing a veritable ludification of culture. Yet while some celebrate gamification as a possible answer to mankind's toughest challenges and others condemn it as a marketing ruse, the question remains: what are the ramifications of this "gameful world"? Can game design energize society and individuals, or will algorithmicincentive systems become our new robot overlords? In this book, more than fifty luminaries from academia and industry examine the key challenges of gamification and the ludification of culture -- including Ian Bogost, John M. Carroll, Bernie DeKoven, Bill Gaver, Jane McGonigal, Frank Lantz, Jesse Schell, Kevin Slavin, McKenzie Wark, and Eric Zimmerman. They o tline major disciplinary approaches, including rhetorics, economics, psychology, and aesthetics; tackle issues like exploitation or privacy; and survey main application domains such as health, education, design, sustainability, or social media.

  • Decisions and Project Scope

    This chapter focuses on projects that need approval by organizational boards, various executive and management committees at the operational and staff levels and by engineers and other professional specialists. Organizational decisions span a continuum from the very simple, yet important, to the very complex that determine the sustainability of the organization: no single decision-making design meets the requirements for reaching all decisions and every organization is trapped in its own organizational procedures and customs. The strategic and operational decision processes in a current business unit eventually develop some processes, methodologies, or models to guide the decision-making process. The Limited Scope to Expanded Scope continuum considers a current product or process modification at one end of the continuum, to a new-to-the-market product with its new process at the other end of the continuum.

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    The world of scholarship is changing rapidly. Increasing demands on scholars, the growing size and complexity of questions and problems to be addressed, and advances in sophistication of data collection, analysis, and presentation require new approaches to scholarship. A ubiquitous, open information infrastructure for scholarship, consisting of linked open data, open-source software tools, and a community committed to sustainability are emerging to meet the needs of scholars today. This book provides an introduction to VIVO, http://vivoweb.org/, a tool for representing information about research and researchers -- their scholarly works, research interests, and organizational relationships. VIVO provides an expressive ontology, tools for managing the ontology, and a platform for using the ontology to create and manage linked open data for scholarship and discovery. Begun as a project at Cornell and further developed by an NIH funded consortium, VIVO is now being established as an open ource project with community participation from around the world. By the end of 2012, over 20 countries and 50 organizations will provide information in VIVO format on more than one million researchers and research staff, including publications, research resources, events, funding, courses taught, and other scholarly activity. The rapid growth of VIVO and of VIVO- compatible data sources speaks to the fundamental need to transform scholarship for the 21st century. Table of Contents: Scholarly Networking Needs and Desires / The VIVO Ontology / Implementing VIVO and Filling It with Life / Case Study: University of Colorado at Boulder / Case Study: Weill Cornell Medical College / Extending VIVO / Analyzing and Visualizing VIVO Data / The Future of VIVO: Growing the Community



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