What is IEEE?
The IEEE (Eye-triple-E) is a non-profit, technical professional association of more than 377,000 individual members in 150 countries. The full name is Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., although the organization is most popularly known and referred to by the letters I-E-E-E.
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.
Through its technical publishing, conferences and consensus-based standards activities, the IEEE
- produces 30 percent of the world’s published literature in electrical engineering, computers, and control technology,
- holds annually more than 300 major conferences and
- has nearly 900 active standards with 700 under development.
What is IEEE-MUSB?
IEEE-MUSB is a Student Branch of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
A Student Branch gives students the opportunity to meet and learn, as well as faculty members and professionals in the field.
A good IEEE Student Branch can be one of the most positive elements in an Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology department. IEEE Student Branches are established over 900 universities and colleges throughout the world, Student Branch activities offer numerous educational, technical, and professional advantages of IEEE membership through special projects, activities, meetings, tours and field trips.