About IEEE

About IEEE Houston Section

Since August 7, 1928 the IEEE Houston Section has been serving the greater Houston metro area for more than 90 years. The IEEE Houston Section is composed of multiple IEEE Members, Societies, and Communities. We hope that you have the opportunity join us at an upcoming event.

IEEE is the world’s largest professional association 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. The association is chartered under this name and it is the full legal name. To learn more about the association’s name, for more information please read the History of IEEE.

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Benefits of IEEE 

IEEE membership benefits offers access to technical innovation, cutting-edge information, networking opportunities, and exclusive member benefits.
Members support IEEE’s mission to advance technology for humanity and the profession. At the same time, memberships build a platform to introduce technology careers to students around the world. IEEE member benefits can help you accelerate your career plans and help you grow as a technology professional.

Membership has its privileges:

  • Access individual Society memberships and subscriptions
  • Connect with local IEEE Sections and volunteer leadership
  • Find upcoming conferences
  • Learn more about individual benefits
  • Read the latest news from IEEE, IEEE Spectrum, IEEE Standards News, and The Institute


Membership has its privileges.

Membership has its privileges.

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