The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) is a non-profit organization that is recognized as one of the world's leading professional associations for the advancement of technology. The IEEE is a leading authority on areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics, among others. It publishes nearly a third of the world's technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics, organizes regional and international conferences, and is a leading developer of international standards that underpin many of today's telecommunications, information technology and power generation products and services.
Quick Facts on the IEEE:
- more than 370,000 members, including more than 80,000 students, in over 160 countries.
- 319 sections in ten geographic regions worldwide.
- 1676 chapters that unite local members with similar technical interests.
- more than 1,526 student branches at colleges and universities in 80 countries.
- 39 societies and 5 technical councils representing the wide range of technical interests.
- 132 transactions, journals and magazines.
- more than 450 IEEE sponsored or cosponsored conferences worldwide each year.
- over 900 active IEEE standards and more than 400 in development.
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