• The IEEE is encouraging you to join to make our country better. Whether you are a student, academic or professional there is something for you. We have many different sub-sections and affinity groups.

    The IEEE has student members, members from university, government and business. The IEEE provides continual professional development. From our monthly journal, IEEE Spectrum, to conference proceedings and other techical journals, the IEEE provides a wealth of current professional information.

    Please consider joining the IEEE. More here ...

    Membership will cost less than R1000.00 depending on the number of options you pick. But the value you will derive will far exceed this.

  • The IEEE is a "scientific and educational" not for profit organisation, "directed toward the advancement of the theory and practice of Electrical,Electronics, Communications and Computer Engineering, as well as Computer Science, the allied branches of engineering and the related arts and sciences"

    The IEEE has about 425,000 members in about 160 countries, slightly less than half of whom reside in the United States. The South African Section has around 1200 members and many subsections.

    It was formed in 1963 by the merger of the Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE, founded 1912) and the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE, founded 1884).

    Notable presidents of IEEE and its founding organizations include Elihu Thomson (AIEE, 1889–1890), Alexander Graham Bell (AIEE, 1891–1892), Charles Proteus Steinmetz (AIEE, 1901–1902), Lee De Forest (IRE, 1930), Frederick E. Terman (IRE, 1941), William R. Hewlett (IRE, 1954), Ernst Weber (IRE, 1959; IEEE, 1963), and Ivan Getting (IEEE, 1978).

IEEE AFRICON is IEEE’s flagship conference of the African continent and provides a platform for academics and industry professionals, from all over the world, to share ideas and present their latest research.
The Control Systems & Robotics and Automation joint chapter has been dormant for some time now.
The deadline for submissions of nominations for the SAIEE-IEEE joint distinguished volunteer award has been extended to Friday 6 February.

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Executive Committee (ExCom)

Shaun Kaplan, MIEEE
Section Chair

Prof Riana Geschke, SMIEEE
Past Chair

Jonathan Page, MIEEE
Treasurer

 

IEEE Chair 2015

Jan 2015: Shaun Kaplan is the new Section Chair from January 2015 till December 2015.

 

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