Slide1: Introduction to IEEE
April 6, 2005 UMBC UMBC Computer Engineering Students Dr. Jeff Friedhoffer
Past Baltimore Section Chair 2003-04 Slide2: IEEE Vision To Advance Global Prosperity By
Fostering Technological Innovation
Promoting IEEE Communities, World-Wide
Enabling Members’ Careers Primary Activities of IEEE: Primary Activities of IEEE Sponsors or co-sponsors over 350 international conferences
Publishes 30% of the world’s literature in electrical & electronics engineering and computer science
Offers nearly 900 active industry standards
Provides career resources & continuing education opportunities Keeping Current: Keeping Current One of the most important tools for the young professional is
to keep current in your area of expertise. IEEE provides
resources to its members:
IEEE society publications, conference journals & transactions and electronic databases
Local chapter presentations and workshops
Local & international workshops and conferences
IEEE Society web sites
Member Benefits: Member Benefits IEEE Member benefits & services
Personal Copies of Magazines
IEEE Spectrum, IEEE Xplore, IEEE Career & Employment Resources, IEEE Job Site, Member Digital Library
Network & exchange information
Local Section & Chapter meetings, technical conferences
What’s New @ IEEE?
IEEE Financial Advantage
Looks great on Resume
IEEE Educational Activities: IEEE Educational Activities Education partnerships provide distance learning opportunities for members at a discount or free
350 course modules
300 on line books
University program accreditation
Promote engineering and education collaborations to enhance pre-college education in science, mathematics and engineering
Educational services, resources and activities Volunteering in IEEE: A major benefit for IEEE members is the ability to shape the IEEE by participating in activities and volunteering.
One third of all IEEE members volunteer in one way or another.
Organize activities within the local IEEE Student chapter, IEEE Section, Society Chapter, or Affinity Group
Network with colleagues and peers on social and professional levels
Develop leadership skills while learning how to organize and delegate responsibilities
Looks Great on Resume Volunteering in IEEE After Graduation IEEE GOLD*: After Graduation IEEE GOLD* Identify with your peer group as young professionals
Connect with colleagues in your local area
Transition from student to professional
Take on leadership opportunities
Recognition for your involvement
Develop skills useful for on-the-job
* GOLD – Graduate of the Last Decade Networking: Networking Gain by peer’s experiences
Make new relationships with future mentors
Develop relationships with future employers
Connect with local activities in Section, GOLD Affinity Group, or Student Branch IEEEJanuary 2005: IEEE January 2005 Over 365,000 members in over 150 countries
almost 40 percent of whom are from outside the United States.
Over 68,000 student members.
Over 27,000 society affiliates.
1,446 Technical Chapters.
More than 1,300 student branches in 80 countries.
Over 300 student branch chapters.
More than 147 Affinity Groups
39 societies and 3 technical councils Slide11: IEEE World Wide January 2005 R8 – 51,640 R10 – 67,280 R7 – 15,187 R1 - 6 224,558 R9 – 12,607 TOTAL – 374,946 Slide12: IEEE Organization Sections Chapters Slide13: Regional Structure Areas Councils Student Branch Chapters Regional Activities Board Regions Affinity Groups Sections Sub-Sections Student Branches Chapters Student Affinity
Groups Slide14: IEEE Membership by Grade 31 December 2004 Associate 7.2% Member
63.9% Fellow - 1.6% Senior Member 7.3% Student 20.1% 27%
Voting IEEE Spectrum: IEEE Spectrum IEEE Institute: IEEE Institute Useful Links: Useful Links ieee.org