The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is the world’s largest technical professional society. It was founded in 1884 and today’s Institute is comprised of more than 360,000 members who conduct and participate in its activities in 150 countries. Of those members 60,000 are from the student chapters. The men and women of the IEEE are the technical and scientific professionals making the revolutionary engineering advances which are reshaping our world today. The CBU Student Branch is taking steps to get students active in IEEE and participate in the many exciting opportunities that are available through this organization.
Goals IEEE publishes more than 30% of all technological papers and is very active in emerging technologies. With the numerous publications you get as an IEEE member, you can be assured you are receiving current and crucial information that is needed for you to stay competitive as a science or engineering student. You will be connected with a prestigious organization that can help you reach your goals in your field.
Being a Leader
Numerous leadership activities await you in the CBU Student Branch. Become an executive committee member, join or form a committee, or just come and share your ideas. The IEEE, through its members, provides leadership in areas ranging from aerospace, computers and communications to biomedical technology, electric power and consumer electronics. For the latest research and innovations in the many diverse fields of electrical and electronics engineering, industry and individuals, look to the IEEE.
Becoming a Member
IEEE membership is open to professionals with varying levels of academic accomplishment and work experience. Student members have substantially discounted dues and fees far below what other members pay. You are also eligible to join specialized IEEE committees that focus on your specialization. There are no grade or experience requirements so what are you waiting for?