IEEE WA Section overseas 7 Technical Chapters and 3 joint Technical Chapters (representing a total of 14 IEEE technical societies), 2 Affinity Groups and 4 Student Branches in Western Australia. These units are listed below. When the units have a webpage, the links to their websites have been also provided. If you are interested in any of these organisational units, please directly contact the Chairs of the organisations.


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Technical Chapters

The Chairs of the Technical Chapters can refer to Critical information for Chapter chairs for more information.

  • Circuits and Systems Society (CAS) Chapter

    • Formed 3rd October 2018

    Chair: Hossein Dehghanitafti

  • Communications Society (ComSoc) Chapter

    • Formed 26th August 1996

    Chair: Douglas Chai (E-mail: douglas.chai{at}

  • Computer Society Chapter

    • Formed 12th July 1993

    Chair: Dr. Hannes Herrmann

  • Control Systems Society (CSS) Chapter

    • Formed 12th September 2021

    Chair: Dr. Honglei Xu

  • Industrial Electronics Society (IES) Chapter

    • Formed 11th May 2019

    Chair: Muhammad Hayat

  • Signal Processing Society (SPS) Chapter

    • Formed 25th August 1995

    Chair: Dr. Syed Mohammed Shamsul Islam (E-mail: syed.islam{at}

  • System, Man and Cybernetics Society (SMCS) Chapter

    • Formed 9th November 2012

    Chair: Kevin Wong

  • Joint Computational Intelligence / Robotics & Automation Society (Joint CIS/RAS) Chapter

    • Formed 10th November 2005

    Chair: Brenda Wang

  • Joint Electron Devices / Solid State Circuits / Photonics Society (Joint ED/SSC/Ph) Chapter

    • Formed 11th July 2007

  • Joint Power Engineering / Power Electronics Society (Joint PES/PELS) Chapter

    • Formed as PES 1st October 1996
    • Reformed as Joint PES/PELS 26th January 2004

    Chair: Dr. Alireza Fereidouni (E-mail: alireza.fereidouni{at}

Affinity Groups

Women in Engineering

Chair: Dr. Fatemeh Rezaeibagha (E-mail: Fatemeh.rezaeibagha{at}

Young Professionals

  • Formed 2010

Chair: Deep Desai

Student Branches

Curtin University

  • Formed 1st January 2009

Chair: Maryam El-Gamil

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

  • Formed 14 October 2015

Chair: Muhammad Bilal Shaikh

Murdoch University

University of Western Australia (UWA)

  • Formed 5th May 2000

Chair: Fraser Soet

National Chapter

  • Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) - National Chapter

    • Formed 9th December 2005