The IEEE in the UK and Ireland

The IEEE is the world’s largest professional association advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity. 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.

The UK and Ireland Section of the IEEE has over 10,000 members and is part of Region 8 which covers Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  IEEE members living in the United Kingdom or Ireland are automatically members.  The Section arranges keynote lectures and many other events throughout the UK and Ireland including those organised by the Chapters of the IEEE Technical Societies. It also produces the  “UK and Ireland News” newsletter.

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Forthcoming Events

Wed 31
Wed 31

Control 2016 – UKACC International Control Conference 2016

August 31 - 8:30 am - September 2 - 6:00 pm BST
Queen’s University Belfast Belfast Northern Ireland United Kingdom Organiser: Dr Wasif Naeem

Recent News

Your Voice, Your Vote: IEEE 2016 Annual Elections

August 14th, 2016|

July 2016 – IEEE Senior Member Elevations

August 14th, 2016|

New Tech to Find Cheaters at the 2016 Olympics

August 4th, 2016|

Robotics and Autonomous Systems – Northern Robotics Network

July 3rd, 2016|

June 2016 – IEEE Senior Member Elevations

July 1st, 2016|

Vote For a New Section Treasurer

June 21st, 2016|

Section AGM and Public Keynote Lecture

June 10th, 2016|

May 2016 – IEEE Senior Member Elevations

June 3rd, 2016|

Section Chair Message – Professor Ali Hessami

May 22nd, 2016|

April 2016 – IEEE Senior Member Elevations

May 8th, 2016|

Technical Chapters

Technical Chapters

IEEE UK and Ireland Chapters

Chapter activities include guest speakers, workshops, and seminars and provide members with valuable opportunities to network at a local level, enabling their personal and professional growth.
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Membership Benefits

The Benefits of IEEE Membership

IEEE membership enhances every stage of your career. Whether you are an established professional or just starting out, IEEE membership identifies you as superior talent. Advancing your member grade can bring added peer recognition to your accomplishments.
Membership Benefits

Affinity Groups

Affinity Groups

IEEE UK and Ireland Affinity Groups

IEEE Affinity Groups are non-technical subunits formed around a shared interest and provide like-minded people with opportunities to share non-technical ideas.
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Officers of the UK and Ireland Section
Prof Ali Hessami
Prof Ali HessamiSection Chair
Prof Mike Hinchey
Prof Mike HincheySection Vice Chair
Prof Anthony Ho
Prof Anthony HoSecretary
Prof Nick Wright
Prof Nick WrightTreasurer
Dr Steve Nightingale
Dr Steve NightingalePast Chair

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