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  • 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).

Please note that the submission deadline for IEEE AFRICON has been extended to Monday 8 May 2017.
Post date: Thu, 2017-04-27 16:01
The Smart Communications Systems Research Group invites you to a workshop on:Trends in Wireless and Mobile Networking & Human Factors on Intelligent Interactive Systems
Post date: Thu, 2017-03-23 22:05
A letter from Robotics Association of South Africa (RASA) president, Andre Hoffmann: Dear all South African Robotics enthusiasts
Post date: Wed, 2017-02-15 19:50

Welcome to the IEEE South Africa Section

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Societies Jobs [Updated: 4 June 2016]  

Executive Committee (ExCom)

Albert Lysko, SMIEEE
Section Chair

David Oyedokun, MIEEE

Moin Hanif, MIEEE

Shaun Kaplan, MIEEE
Past Chair

Darryn Cornish, MIEEE
Vice Chair

Dauda Ayanda, MIEEE
Vice Chair

IEEE Chair 2017

Jan 2017: Albert Lysko is the Section Chair from January 2017 till December 2018.