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Potentials Chair / Editor-in-Chief
Dario Schor - Canada

Student Editor
Erivelton Nepomuceno - Ireland

Associate Editor
Shaikh Fattah - Bangladesh

Associate Editor
Athanasios Kakarountas - Greece

Associate Editor
Korhan Cengiz - Turkey

Associate Editor
Mashid Iraniparast - United States

Associate Editor
Jay Merja - India

Associate Editor
Stamatis Dragoumanos - Greece

SAC Chair
Hossam Ali - Australia

Corresponding Editor
Ray Floyd - United States

Corresponding Editor
Greg Linton -  Canada

Corresponding Editor
Michael Salem -  Lebanon

Corresponding Editor
Jacquelyn Adams - United States

Corresponding Editor
Justin Cange - United States

Corresponding Editor
John Benedict Boggala - India

Corresponding Editor
Syrine Ferjaoui -  Tunisia

Corresponding Editor
Cristian Quitero

Staff Managing Editor
AndreAnna McLean - United States

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 focuses on educational and industry themes such as:

  • Careers/graduate Education
  • Internet of Things
  • Smart Cities
  • Drone 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: Embracing Failure

Release: July/August 2022

Lead Editors: Greg Linton – greg@greglinton.com
Thanos Kakarountas – kakarountas@ieee.org

IEEE Potentials is the IEEE’s global magazine for students, with a circulation of 140,000. The upcoming issue, “Embracing Failure”, will explore how we as engineers, scientists, artists, makers, designers, managers, employees, students, and educators deal with failure. We invite you to submit manuscripts that discuss all aspects of failure, inspired by personal stories:

■ What I learned while failing as a student
■ What I learned while failing as an educator
■ I failed to see this coming: Identifying failure
■ We’re failing at this. Again!
■ What we can learn from epic product failures
■ How my project succeeded because of failure
■ How to incorporate failure in your culture
■ Designing with failure in mind
■ Lessons learned about failure from aerospace, medicine, and other industries
■ Personal resilience through failure
■ Epic failures in history
■ Why we talk about failure; stigmas of failure within STEAM
■ Undoing our global failure
■ How my peers view failure

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 include original research. IEEE Potentials style requires no abstract, no citations within the main text, and minimal equations but the 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.


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

Dates
1 February 2022
1 March 2022
1 April 2022
July 2022
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: Blockchain Technologies

Release: November/December 2022

Lead Editors: Dario Schor – schor@ieee.org
Thanos Kakarountas – kakarountas@ieee.org

IEEE Potentials is the IEEE’s global magazine for students, with a circulation of 140,000. Blockchain technologies create a trustworthy distributed system that stores data and transactions that no party can tamper with the contents without detection. While initially used as a digital ledger for digital currencies like Bitcoin, the principles are currently being applied to many other industries. In this theme issue, blockchain technologies and potential applications are explained to our student audience by leading researchers and practitioners. Topics include but are not limited to:

■ Blockchain primers/tutorials
■ Decentralization, scalability, and security tradeoffs
■ Applications and services based on blockchain
■ Protocols and algorithms based on blockchain
■ Blockchain applications
■ Cryptocurrencies
■ Blockchain in higher education administration
■ Blockchain and health care
■ Blockchain and IoT
■ Blockchain-enabled transactive energy
■ Blockchain for security and privacy

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 include original research. IEEE Potentials style requires no abstract, no citations within the main text, and minimal equations but the 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.


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

Dates
1 June 2022
1 July 2022
2 August 2022
November 2022
Please note that the deadline is just a guideline – once enough articles have been received for an edition submissions for that theme will close.
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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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