IEEE South Australia


Welcome to the IEEE South Australia (SA) Section website. IEEE is a world-wide professional, technical and standardisation organisation covering the broad field of electrical and electronic engineering. The SA Section represents all IEEE members within the state of South Australia, which normally is between 400 and 500 members.

The Section is overseen by an Executive and Section Committee, and comprises specialist Chapters with in the areas of: Communications and Signal Processing; Computing; Control, Aerospace and Electronic Systems; Information Theory; Antennas and Propagation and Microwave Theory and Techniques; and Power and Energy. The Section also has three Affinity Groups - Young Professionals (YP), Women-in-Engineering (WIE), and Life Members Affinity Group (LMAG), as well as Student Branches at each of the three universities in South Australia.

We encourage you to peruse this site using the menu on the left. You can find out what activities are being held within SA, the awards and other benefits available to members, and the people involved in the Section.

To contact the Section please email:

Latest news:

ANZSCON 2017 - IEEE Australia & New Zealand Student & Young Professional Congress Travel Grant

IEEE South Australia Section are opening the invitation to all IEEE student/women in engineering/ young professional members from South Australia for financial support applications for the ANZSCON 2017 - IEEE Australia & New Zealand Student & Young Professionals Congress. This will be held from 10th 11th of August 2017 in Sydney, Australia. Chosen candidates will be provided with up to approx. AUD 600 to be used exclusively for travel, registration and accommodation costs. It is expected that this amount will cover the full funding required. However, the students are encouraged to seek other sources of funding to participate IEEE Sections Congress which would be held from 11th - 13th August in Sydney, Australia. Other funding sources may include University, fundraising or personal funding.


Download the travel grant application form by clicking here

IEEE CAES Technical Presentation - 20 April 2017

The IEEE SA Chapter on Control and Aerospace and Electronic Systems (CAES) is pleased to announce the following talk:

Title: Radar Target Detection in Sea Clutter Using Time Frequency Analysis

Presenter: Mr. Vichet Duk, The University of Adelaide

Time and Date: 4:00 - 5:00 PM, Thursday, 20 April 2017

Venue: Room S111, Engineering South, North Terrace, The University of Adelaide

Download the flyer by clicking here.

JTP Event - Tuesday 18 April 2017

The IEEE SA section is pleased to announce the following JTP presentation:

Title: Towards a Renewable Electricity Supply: Opportunities, Threats and Requirements

Presenter: Keith Kikkert

Date: Tuesday 18th April 2017

Venue: Engineers Australia - Level 11, 108 King William St, ADELAIDE SA 5000.

Please register your attendance by clicking here.

List of events for the Electrical Joint Technical Program 2017 now available online.

Please click here to download the Joint Technical Program for 2017.

Please note that regular JTP meetings (except for site visits) are held at a new venue:

Engineers Australia
Level 11, 108 King William Street
Adelaide SA 5000
(For a list of carparks please click here.)

More information by clicking here.

IEEE SA Section Committee Meeting Schedule 2017

The IEEE SA Section Committee meetings will be held on the following dates:

We are also intending to hold the DLD in November and the AGM is proposed for early December. Dates for both of these events are still TBD.

2017 Unsung Hero Awards of South Australian Science

These awards aim to recognise those who have not yet received significant recognition for their contribution to science or science communication.

There are 2 awards: the Unsung Hero of South Australian Science and the Unsung Hero of South Australian Science Communication.

Applications close on 2 June. More information by clicking here.

Updated guidelines for two new IEEE SA Section awards: IEEE SA Section Outstanding Young Volunteer Award and IEEE SA Section Outstanding Student Volunteer Award.

For more details on the award see the Awards section of our website.