IEEE is the world’s largest professional association with over 400,000 members worldwide dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE’s highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE, pronounced “Eye-triple-E,” stands for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. IEEE’s roots go back to 1884 when electricity was just beginning to become a major force in our society.
The IEEE Long Island Section encompasses the counties of Nassau and Suffolk on Long Island, NY. With over 2,000 members in its ranks, the Long Island Section’s membership is composed of engineers, scientists, physicists, computer scientists, medical doctors, software developers, lawyers, information technology professionals and many others in addition to the electrical and electronics engineering core. In 2013, the IEEE LI Section celebrated its 60th Anniversary of serving its members, the public and students on Long Island with technical presentations, symposia & conferences, sponsoring university programs and helping introduce STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) technology careers to young people.