IEEE (pronounced as Eye-triple-E) is a non-profit, technical professional association of more than 400,000 individual members in 150 countries and most popularly known and referred to by the letters I-E-E-E. IEEE gives access to its members about the latest technical research developments and networking opportunities around the globe. IEEE members are engineers, scientists and allied professionals whose technical interests are rooted in electrical and computer sciences, engineering and related disciplines.
IEEE MISSION: To Promote the Engineering process of creating, developing, integrating, sharing and applying knowledge about electro-and information technologies and sciences for the benefit of humanity and the profession.
IEEE VISION: To advance global prosperity by fostering technological innovation, enabling members’ careers and promoting community worldwide.
IEEE Today: Through its more than 400,000 members in 160 countries, IEEE is the world's leading authority on a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics.
IEEE Structure: The IEEE is geographically divided into 10 regions: - Region 1 - Northeastern U.S. - Region 2 - Eastern U.S. - Region 3 - Southeastern U.S. - Region 4 - Central U.S. - Region 5 - Southwestern U.S. - Region 6 - Western U.S. - Region 7 - Canada - Region 8 - Europe, Middle East & Africa - Region 9 - Latin America - Region 10 - Asia and Pacific IEEE UBC Student Branch is a member of Region 7 (Canada) and the IEEE Vancouver Section. IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing and technology information around the globe. Additional information about IEEE can be found at http://www.ieee.org.