Glenn Zorpette is executive editor of IEEE Spectrum magazine. His interests include chipmaking, vehicles, nuclear and national-security technologies, audio electronics, DIY, war-zone reconstruction, technology applications in the developing world, and digital imaging.
His reporting for IEEE Spectrum has taken him to Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, the South Pole, Kwajalein Atoll, South Africa, and an underwater habitat in the Caribbean. He has won a National Magazine Award for Reporting, been a finalist in the same category, and has won a Grand Neal Award, among other honors. A Fellow of the IEEE, he holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Brown University.
IEEE Spectrum is the flagship magazine and website of the IEEE, the world’s largest professional organization devoted to engineering and the applied sciences. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing, and technology information around the globe. Susan Hassler is the Editor-in-Chief.