The IEEE Life Members History Fellowship, first awarded in 1978, is administered by the IEEE History Committee and sponsored by the IEEE Life Members Committee. The Fellow is selected on the basis of the candidate’s potential…
Stamps Commemorate the Start of the Electrical Age
On September 4, 1882, Thomas Edison began providing electricity to a portion of New York City, an event often considered the start of the electrical age. Edison first grew interested in incandescent electric…
Stronger together. The key to the IEEE Life Members community is our members. Dedicated to life-long learning and giving back to humanity, Life Members come together to learn new things, contribute ideas, mentor students, and participate in IEEE events.
IEEE Life Membership is an official recognition of a strong and sustained commitment to IEEE. Life Members groups participate in educational excursions, work together to mentor students, and improve their communities.
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Life Member Committee
The IEEE Life Members Committee provides leadership and support to Life members in all activities regarding IEEE, including the administration of the Life Members Fund.
Special Interest Groups
Life members have many technical, educational, and recreational interests. Special Interest Groups can support life-long learning and collaboration through IEEE Societies and Life Members Affinity Groups.