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IEEE is the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE's highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.
IEEE, pronounced "Eye-triple-E," stands for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The association is chartered under this name and it is the full legal name. To learn more about the association's name, please read the History of IEEE.
IEEE creates an environment where members collaborate on world‐changing technologies – from computing and sustainable energy systems, to aerospace, communications, robotics, healthcare, and more. The IEEE Brand Identity Toolkit explains the basic usage rules for all corporate identity elements and how to utilize them to create a powerful and consistent communications pieces.
IEEE is led by a diverse body of elected and appointed volunteer members. The governance structure includes boards for operational areas as well as bodies representing members in the 45 Societies and technical Councils and ten worldwide geographic regions.
For over a century, the IEEE has sponsored various programs to honor achievements in education, industry, research, and service. These awards and recognitions each have a unique mission and criteria, and offer the opportunity to praise distinguished colleagues, dedicated teachers, and corporate leaders who have made a lasting impact on humanity, technology, and the profession.
Working for IEEE is a rewarding experience for professionals from a variety of disciplines. As part of a global team, staff members have the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse set of colleagues whose talent and commitment to integrity make them one of the organization’s most valuable assets. IEEE offers competitive employee benefits for its full-time, part-time, and temporary employees.