An index of 2017 news releases that were posted during the year.
2017 news releases

IEEE Announces Selection of Stephen Welby as Next Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer
October 2017  

IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity, announced today that Stephen Welby will become its executive director and chief operating officer (COO), effective on January 2, 2018.

IEEE members elected José M. F. Moura as 2018 IEEE President-Elect
6 October 2017

José M. F. Moura, IEEE Life Fellow, has been elected as the 2018 IEEE President-Elect.

IEEE Opens the European Technology Centre in Vienna, Expanding Global Presence
26 September 2017

IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization of engineers, scientists, and allied professionals dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity, announced the opening of the European Technology Centre in Vienna.

IEEE Journals Continue to Excel in Citation Ranking
30 June 2017

IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to  advancing Technology for humanity, has maintained its position as one of the top publishers of science and technology journals.

IEEE Unveils ‘Generation AI: A Study Of Millennial Parents Of Generation Alpha Kids' PARENTS OF GENERATION ALPHA KIDS’
29 June 2017

IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today unveiled “Generation AI: A Study of Millennial Parents of Generation Alpha Kids.”

IEEE Fostering Engineering Education and Workforce Development in Africa
11 May 2017

The NEPAD Agency, a technical agency of the African Union and IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity, have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the first of its type for IEEE within Africa.

Celebrating the 2017 IEEE Honors Ceremony Award Recipients
27 April 2017

The achievements of IEEE Life Fellow Kees Schouhamer Immink will be recognized with the IEEE Medal of Honor during the IEEE Honors Ceremony on 25 May 2017 at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco, CA, USA. The event will be streamed live by IEEE.tv beginning at 7:00 p.m. PT (1900 UTC-04).

IEEE Conducts Search for New Executive Director
23 February 2017

IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization advancing technology for the benefit of humanity, today announced that Dr. E. James Prendergast, current Executive Director, has elected to retire in early 2018 after almost nine years of service.