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The IEEE Central Illinois Section (CILS) serves members and students in Champaign, Bloomington, Peoria, Springfield, Danville, Litchfield, Decatur, Quincy, and their surrounding areas. For complete information, please visit


News and Highlights

Advancing Technology for Humanity

IEEE, being the world’s largest technical professional organization, is committed to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

Global Networking Opportunities

Volunteers in Illinois and all over the globe facilitate networking, collaboration, and the free exchange of ideas regarding several academic, industrial, and professional topics.

Professional Development

In Central Illinois, we plan to offer professional deelopment opportunities to members in order to advance careers and help engineers stay current with new technologies and practices.

Technical Chapters

These groups provide a platform for members with shared technical interests to come together, collaborate on projects, and contribute to their fields of expertise.

Humanitarian Programs

IEEE and its MGA are known for their commitment to humanitarian programs and activities. They leverage technology to improve health, education, and quality of life.

Leadership and Volunteerism

The IEEE CILS offers numerous volunteer positions, providing members with opportunities to develop managerial and leadership skills while contributing to engineering.

IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

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An array of resources

There are over 460,000 IEEE members in over 190 countries, more than 66 percent of whom are from outside the United States. IEEE members are engineers, scientists, and allied professionals whose technical interests are rooted in electrical and computer sciences, engineering, and related disciplines.


IEEE Membership Benefits

  • Collaborate with fellow engineers.
  • Access to cutting-edge research.
  • Stay at the forefront of your field.
  • Courses, webinars, and certification programs.
  • Employment networking opportunities
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IEEE remains an invaluable resource for educators, students, and professionals alike, fostering a learning environment that bridges academic theory with real-world application.