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When you join IEEE, you join a community of over 425,000 technology and engineering professionals united by a common desire to continuously learn, interact, collaborate, and innovate. IEEE membership provides you with the resources and opportunities you need to keep on top of changes in technology; get involved in standards development; network with other professionals in your local area or within a specific technical interest; mentor the next generation of engineers and technologists, and so much more. There is no better time to discover all that IEEE membership has to offer.

There is no better time to discover all that IEEE membership has to offer. Join now and get membership benefits through the end of 2017, plus save 50% on membership dues.* 

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*Only new members or returning members with a lapse in service are eligible for half-year dues.




Gain Expertise and Open Career Doors

IEEE houses an unrivaled network of professionals, experts, and advisors that can help shape your career, offer resources to acquire new skills, advance your professional development, and provide numerous opportunities for involvement, recognition, and reward.

Stay Current and Get Ahead
Membership grants you access to the largest library of electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics technical literature as well as the latest technology trends, industry news, and events.

Build a Network
Collaborate with IEEE colleagues and member groups, online or in person, to build a support group for your profession, industry, or project. 



IEEE members can take advantage of exclusive and discounted pricing on insurance and a variety of products and services (where available) that can add up to substantial savings.


Expand your personal network with colleagues who share your expertise and commitment. Participate in your local IEEE Section or join IEEE Societies or affinity groups focused to your area of specialty or interest.

  • IEEE Into Focus

    IEEE members do a lot of interesting things on the job — and off. You can submit photos to any of the submission categories each month for a chance to see your photos in future IEEE communications and win great prizes.

  • IEEE Innovation at Work

    IEEE Continuing Education presents IEEE Innovation at Work, a site with resources about the latest emerging technologies for engineers.

  • Proceedings of the IEEE

    Proceedings of the IEEE is the leading journal to provide an in-depth review, survey, and tutorial coverage of the technical developments in electronics, electrical and computer engineering, and computer science.

  • 2017 IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony

    The 2017 IEEE VIC Summit will include dynamic speakers ​in an interactive setting ​and culminate with the evening’s celebration of contributions of some of the world’s most revered innovators, leaders, and legends at the Honors Ceremony. Registration ​is ​now open.


    IEEE MCE is driven to shape innovative and high-quality events, offering high-impact, customizable services to extend your organizing team with committed, trusted event experts who help reduce costs, improve outcomes, and support your strategic goals.

  • IEEE Annual Report

    From rural communities in India and Africa, to major cities in Asia, Europe, and the United States, IEEE members inspire engineering solutions that make the world a better place.

  • Essential Source

    IEEE GlobalSpec provides a full suite of content marketing tools and products, in addition to webinars and online forums for technical professionals to share and collaborate.

  • IEEE Collabratec™

    IEEE Collabratec is an integrated online community where technology professionals can network, collaborate, and create—all in one central hub.


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Qualifications and dues


Professional membership is open to individuals who by experience give evidence of competence in an IEEE designated field. The designated fields are: Engineering, Computer Sciences and Information Technology, Physical Sciences, Biological and Medical Sciences, Mathematics, Technical Communications, Education, Management, and Law and Policy. 

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A Student/Graduate Student member must carry at least 50% of a normal full-time academic program as a registered undergraduate or graduate student in a regular course of study in IEEE designated fields. The total cumulative period for a member to hold the Student member grade and/or the Graduate Student member grade is limited to eight years.

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Membership and testimonial videos

Dr. Theodore Sizer, IEEE Senior member, talks about the research and collaboration opportunities he values as an IEEE member.







Gertjan Van Stam, IEEE Senior member, discusses how the IEEE community plays a role in his engineering career.



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