About IEEE

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.

Mission statement

IEEE’s core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.
Vision statement

IEEE will be essential to the global technical community and to technical professionals everywhere, and be universally recognized for the contributions of technology and of technical professionals in improving global conditions.
The IEEE is engaged in an enterprise-wide strategic planning process. A summary of the long-range strategic plan, termed the IEEE Envisioned Future, details the main elements of the plan.

History of IEEE


Annual Report

Financials and Statistics

IEEE emerging fields

IEEE at a glance

Corporate identity and strategy

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 strategic plan of IEEE is driven by an envisioned future that realizes the full potential of the role of IEEE in advancing technology for humanity. The IEEE Brand Identity Toolkit explains the basic usage rules for all corporate identity elements and how to utilize them to create powerful and consistent communications pieces.

IEEE strategy

IEEE tagline

Brand Identity Toolkit


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.

Organization of IEEE

IEEE Board of Directors

Governing documents

Volunteer resources
IEEE Code of Ethics

Awards and recognitions

For over a century, the IEEE has sponsored various programs to honored achievements in education, industry, research and service. These awards and recognitions each have a unique mission and criteria, and offer the opportunity to honor distinguished colleagues, dedicated teachers, and corporate leaders who have made a lasting impact on humanity, technology, and the profession.

IEEE Awards Program

IEEE Fellows Program
IEEE Honors Ceremony
IEEE Medal of Honor

Jobs at IEEE

Working for IEEE is a rewarding experience for professionals from a variety of disciplines. As part of a global team, staff 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.

Open positions at IEEE

Employee benefits

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