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About IEEE

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.


Quick Facts



• More than 365,000 members in over 150 countries
• Over 68,000 student members.
• More than 27,000 society affiliates.
• 307 sections.
• 1,446 chapters.
• More than 1,300 student branches in 80 countries.
• Over 300 student branch chapters.
• More than 147 affinity groups.
• 39 societies and 3 technical councils.

As of January, there were more than 1.1 million documents in the IEEE/IEE Electronics Library.
Visit IEEE Xplore(R) for daily totals. The IEEE publishes a total of 128 transactions,
journals and magazines. The IEEE sponsors more than 300 conferences each year.
The IEEE Standards Association has more than 8,350 individual and almost 60 corporate members.