IEEE Day is an annual celebration of “the first time in history when engineers worldwide gathered to share their technical ideas in 1884.” Learn more about this international annual event at:

This year, the IEEE WNC Section surveyed our members — “Why did you join IEEE?” Select responses are shared here!

I joined IEEE because…

  • “I joined because I liked to participate in the education and learning events like speakers and plant tours. I liked getting together with other professionals.” — Kent
  • “I want to learn about related engineering work and stay up-to-date on my field.” — J.V.
  • “I joined to participate in student hardware competition with my IEEE Student Section.” — AJB
  • “To gain access to papers and conferences.” — Anonymous
  • “I worked in the electrical engineering area.” — Jim
  • “I joined IEEE to gain access to great technical articles in my field, meet other like-minded individuals, and obtain discounts to key industry events.” — A.V.

More about the IEEE WNC Section

Additionally, we prepared this infographic to share more details about our section profile:

As you can see, the largest population for our section resides in Buncombe County, NC and most members are in the Standard category of membership. Incredibly, we have one member who has been with IEEE for 71 years!

Still Time to Share

Would you still like to share your survey response regarding why you joined IEEE? This information supports our knowledge base of WNC member interests and may influence planning activities. Thank you for your membership!

>>> Survey link to share YOUR response! <<<<

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