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Potentials Chair / Editor-in-Chief
Sharad Sinha

Student Editor
Clara Berendsen

Associate Editor
Christopher James

Associate Editor
John Benedict Boggala

Associate Editor
Syrine Ferjaoui

Associate Editor
Catia Bandeiras

Associate Editor
Dario Schor

Associate Editor
Cristian Quintero

Associate Editor
Teng Joon Lim

Corresponding Editor
Vaughan Clarkson

Corresponding Editor
Ray Floyd

Corresponding Editor
Sachin Seth

Corresponding Editor
Thanos Kakarountas

Corresponding Editor
Mahshid Iraniparast

Corresponding Editor
Ashley Smith

Staff Managing Editor
Craig Causer

Potentials Magazine

Potentials Magazine provides 140,000 undergraduate and graduate students members of IEEE with a publication to address global issues, technology trends, and career development topics.

Bi-monthly publication focusing on educational and industry themes such as:

  • Careers/graduate education
  • Internet of Things
  • Self-driving technology
  • Student and YP Entrepreneurship

IEEE Potentials Magazine is a publication dedicated to undergraduate and graduate students and young professionals. IEEE Potentials explores career strategies, the latest in research, and important technical developments. Through its articles, it also relates theories to practical applications, highlights technology’s global impact, and generates international forums that foster the sharing of diverse ideas about the profession.

Call For Papers

Submission of Papers: Prospective authors are invited to submit articles of
up to 4,000 words. Articles should be aimed at a student audience and
should not represent original research. The Potentials style requires no
abstract, no citations from within the main text and minimal equations, but liberal
use of relevant, captioned illustrations and photographs is encouraged.
For more information, refer to the Magazine’s Information for Authors. Articles
for consideration should be uploaded to mc.manuscriptcentral.com/pot-ieee..

Theme Issue: Smart Cities: Review and Challenges Ahead

Release: January/February 2021

Lead Editors:
Sharad Sinha—sharad_sinha@ieee.org
Cátia Bandeiras—catiafmbandeiras@gmail.com
John Benedict Boggala—john.benedict.007@gmail.com
Syrine Ferjaoui—syrine.ferjaoui.eng@ieee.org

“Smart Cities: Review and Challenges Ahead” will explore the current state of smart cities around the world and the challenges in their implementation and realization. It also examines the question: What makes a city smart? Authors should discuss the scientific and/or commercial benefits of current and future technologies using concepts suitable for a student audience.

Topics include but are not limited to:

■ An introduction to smart cities
■ Case studies of smart cities
■ Public transportation – tech/systems and mobility
■ Economics of a smart city
■ Sustainability aspects

■ Energy and buildings
■ Health care and security
■ Security of Smart Infrastructure
■ Smart power grids, smart hospitals, and smart schools


Items
Manuscript submission
Notification of paper acceptance
Accepted manuscript upload
Publication date

Dates
1 July 2020
3 August 2020
1 September 2020
January 2021
Please note that the deadline is just a guideline – once enough articles have been received for an edition submissions for that theme will close.

Theme Issue: The Future of Education

Release: March/April 2021

Lead Editors:  Dario Schor – schor@ieee.org
Teng Joon Lim— tj.lim@sydney.edu.au
Witold Kinsner—w.kinsner@ieee.org

140,000. A theme issue on the “Future of Engineering Education” will take a step back from the traditional models and explore how education helps mold worldview, impacts the way society works, and shapes our future. Authors are encouraged to discuss pedagogical ideas and practices for teaching sustainable and responsible skills such as collaboration, lifelong learning and design thinking, so that future engineers will be prepared to solve humanity’s biggest challenges, ranging from climate change to disease prevention and response. Topics include but are not limited to:

■ Experiential learning
■ Physical, virtual, and interactive laboratories
■ Interdisciplinary education
■ Transdisciplinary education
■ Personalized curricula
■ Exams at a distance

■ Cognitive digital twins in education
■ Collecting data on learning
■ Privacy in education at a distance
■ Accreditation
■ Online learning
■ Mentorship


Items
Manuscript submission
Notification of paper acceptance
Accepted manuscript upload
Publication date

Dates
1 October 2020
1 November 2020
1 December 2020
March 2021
Please note that the deadline is just a guideline – once enough articles have been received for an edition submissions for that theme will close.

Theme Issue: Engineering Design Competitions

Release: July/August 2021

Lead Editors: Dario Schorschor@ieee.org
Thanos Kakarountaskakarountas@ieee.org

A theme issue on “Engineering Design Competitions” will highlight projects, learning experiences, and lessons from thousands of engineering students who participate in design competitions every year. Authors are encouraged to discuss how these competitions expose students to the full lifecycle of a project, to learn about real-world constraints, work in a team environment, and impact careers and professional development. Additional tips or recommendations for successful teams will also be
considered. Topics include but are not limited to:

■ Experiential learning
■ Teamwork and collaboration
■ Interdisciplinary teams
■ Project lifecycle
■ Student time management
■ Industrial Mentors


Items
Manuscript submission
Notification of paper acceptance
Accepted manuscript upload
Publication date

Dates
1 February 2021
1 March 2021
1 April 2021
July 2021
Please note that the deadline is just a guideline – once enough articles have been received for an edition submissions for that theme will close.

 

Call for Papers: Careers and Graduate Education, Release date September/October 2021

Call for Papers: Drone Technology

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How to volunteer for Potentials

Students and Young Professionals can volunteer for Potentials by becoming a Contributing editor. We ask that you submit a list of 5 ideas of articles related to any of our upcoming themes and a writing sample.

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