September 2019 Issue of the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

Volume 62, Number 3, September 2019 has just been published. A table of contents is provided below.

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ProComm 2019 Wrap-up

A wonderful venue for our reception at Aachen's Great Hall Aachen provided a wonderful backdrop to a great and productive conference. From the opening reception at the Forum M in the center of town, to the keynotes by Martina Ziefle and Jan … [Continue reading]

Awards! Awards! Awards!

Every year, we recognize professional achievements and contributions to our profession and society by presenting awards to individuals or groups. Our 2019 winners were presented with their awards at ProComm 2019 in Aachen, Germany. We are … [Continue reading]

Candidates on Slate for 2020-2022 Board of Governors

A slate of seven candidates for election to the ProComm Board of Governors for 2020–2022 has been announced. Alan Chong, University of Toronto Kira Dreher, Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar Joyce Karreman, University of Twente Chris Lam, … [Continue reading]

Get Involved with the IEEE ProComm Expert Network

Looking to get involved and to share ProComm’s expertise and activities? Have a great idea for a workshop or talk that would be of interest to other IEEE members? Why not join the Expert Network? Our Expert Network connects ProComm members with … [Continue reading]

NSF Travel Grants for US-based Graduate and Undergraduate Students to VTS Conference

As part of NSF's commitment to maintain the United States' research competitiveness and to increase diversity, we are pleased to offer competitive travel grants to the Diversity Workshop at VTC2019-Fall in Honolulu, … [Continue reading]

Why “Engineered to Speak”​ should be the next book you read for your professional development goals

Ryan Boettger - Editor, Book Series in Professional Engineering Communication, Wiley IEEE Press Engineered to Speak: Helping You Create and Deliver Engaging Technical Presentations launches today! I also have a limited number of promo codes … [Continue reading]

Request for Proposals for Guest Editorship and Special Issue Topic IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication June 2021 Issue

The IEEE Transactions on Professional Communicationrequests proposals for guest editorship and special issue topic for the June 2021 issue.   Anyone may propose a topic and apply for guest editor status. Guest … [Continue reading]

Empathetic Engineers in Professional Practice

by Laura Patterson Good design and good writing are, in many ways, invisible to the user.  If something is designed well, then the user is able to use it as intended without necessarily thinking about the design.  In order to … [Continue reading]

Changing Stereotypes: Engineers Can (and Need to) Communicate

Engineers and communication do not mix: this notion remains commonplace among engineers themselves, as well as part of the stereotype of “the engineer” that is pervasive in the public eye. This is despite the fact that communication is now seen to be … [Continue reading]