The IEEE, a non-profit organization, is the world's leading professional
association for the advancement of technology.
The full name of the IEEE is the Institute of Electrical and Electronics
Engineers, Inc., although the organization is referred to by the letters I-E-E-E
and pronounced Eye-triple-E.
Who the IEEE Serves
Through its global membership, the IEEE is a leading authority on areas ranging
from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical
engineering, electric power and consumer electronics among others.
Members rely on the IEEE as a source of technical and professional information,
resources and services.
To foster an interest in the engineering profession, the IEEE also serves
student members in colleges and universities around the world.
Other important constituencies include prospective members and organizations
that purchase IEEE products and participate in conferences or other IEEE
The IEEE has:
» more than 365,000 members, including 68,000 students, in over 150 countries.
» 311 sections in ten geographic regions worldwide.
» about 1,570 chapters that unite local members with similar technical
» more than 1,430 student branches at colleges and universities in 80 countries.
» 39 societies and 5 technical councils representing the wide range of technical
» 128 transactions, journals and magazines.
» more than 300 conferences worldwide each year.
» about 900 active IEEE standards and more than 400 in development.