The voting membership of IEEE annually elects officers that serve on the top-tier IEEE governing bodies.
6 October – Jose M. F. Moura, IEEE Life Fellow, has been elected as the 2018 IEEE President-Elect. Pending acceptance of the IEEE Tellers’ Committee report by the IEE Board of Directors on 19-20 November, Moura will begin serving as IEEE President on 1 January 2019. He will succeed 2018 IEEE President James A. Jefferies. The other candidates for 2018 IEEE President-Elect were Vincenzo Piuri, University of Milan, Milano, Italy, and Jacek M. Zurada, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA.