About Us

Welcome to the Baltimore Section of the IEEE


The IEEE Baltimore Section is part of the IEEE Region 2.  We were established in 1904.  Our region (shown in red) extends from Eastern Indiana to Southern New Jersey,  includes all of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, and Maryland, and the National Capital Region of D.C. and Northern Virginia.

About IEEE

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, please read the History of IEEE.