Fequently Asked Questions
FAQs for General Public
Q: What is IEEE?
The IEEE is a non-profit, technical professional association of more than 375,000 individual members in approximately 160 countries. Through its members, the IEEE is a leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others.
The full name of the IEEE is the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., although the organization is referred to by the letters I-E-E-E and pronounced Eye-triple-E.
Q: What are the benefits to join IEEE?
Read the BENEFITS to join IEEE online.
Q: Who can be an IEEE member?
IEEE membership is open to individuals who by education or experience give evidence of competence in an IEEE designated field of interest. The designated fields are, in broad terms: Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology, Physical Sciences, Biological and Medical Sciences, Mathematics, Technical Communications, and related Education, Management, Law, and Policy. The IEEE membership cycle runs on a calendar year - January through December.
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Q: What is the cost to be an IEEE member?
IEEE member dues and regional assessments are based on where you live and when you apply. Membership is based on the calendar year from 1 January through 31 December. NEW applications received between 16 August and 28 February will automatically be processed at the full year dues rates. NEW applications* received between 1 March and 15 August will automatically be processed for half-year membership ending 31 December at the half-year dues rates. Services begin immediately.
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Q: How to Join IEEE?
To join IEEE, please visit JOIN IEEE and click on <Join IEEE today>.
Q: How to advertise on IEEE publications?
IEEE offers a wide range of print and electronic products and sponsorship opportunities designed to maximize your marketing dollars. These unique publications allow a media mix that will fulfill sophisticated B2B marketing objectives while presenting corporate branding campaigns or product and recruitment advertising messages to all of your markets. For more information, please visit ADVERTISE WITH IEEE.
Q: How to apply for MAC addresses?
Information on MAC Address can be found online IEEE REGISTRATION AUTHORITY.
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If you should need further assistance, please send contact IEEE Registration Authority, IEEE Standards Department, 445 Hoes Lane, Piscataway NJ 08854, Phone: +1 732 465 6481, Fax: +1 732 562 1571. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: How to locate an IEEE Conference?
Click here to SEACH FOR IEEE CONFERENCES.
Q: How to jointly organize an IEEE Conference?
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Last Update: April 17, 2009