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Student Membership

Categories of Student Membership

  • Student Member
  • Graduate Student Member

Student Member Qualifications

  • An undergraduate student carrying at least 50% of a normal full-time academic program as a registered undergraduate in a regular course of study in IEEE-designated fields.
  • Not yet qualified for Member grade
  • The total cumulative period for a member to hold the Student Member grade and/or the Graduate Student Member grade is limited to 8 years. Note: Student Members, upon graduation or upon reaching the 8-year limit (whichever occurs first), with at least a baccalaureate or higher degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution in an IEEE-designated field will be transferred automatically to Member grade.

Graduate Student Member Qualifications

  • Registered as a graduate student with at 50% of a normal full-time academic program as a registered graduate student in a regular course of study in IEEE- designated fields
  • Qualifies for Member grade
  • The maximum time to hold the Graduate Student Member grade is 8 years
  • The total cumulative period for a member to hold the Student Member grade and/or the Graduate Student Member grade is limited to 8 years. Note: Graduate Student Members, upon graduation or upon reaching the total cumulative 8-year limit as a Graduate Student Member (whichever occurs first), will be transferred automatically to Member grade. Details on qualifications for other grades of IEEE membership, including Associate, Senior, Fellow, and Life can be viewed here.

IEEE Student Membership Dues

  • A current listing of IEEE student membership fees can be viewed here.
  • IEEE Student Membership is required in order to become an SMC Society Student Member.Half year rates only apply to new members. IEEE Membership is required for SMC Society student membership.

Benefits of IEEE Student Membership

  • Reduced membership dues (only 20% of the regular IEEE membership dues)
  • Higher priority for student travel grants to attend the SMC Annual Conference
  • Free registration at the SMC Annual Conference by volunteering as a student assistant
  • Free license for Microsoft listed software
  • Free subscription to IEEE Spectrum and IEEE Potentials magazines, both of which are very interesting and informative
  • Stay on the cutting edge with online resources only available to members
  • Networking with peers and future employers, gaining valuable leadership experience, career contacts, and a better understanding of your field. You will be amazed how receptive employers will be to "IEEE Student Member" on your resume
  • Participation in IEEE sponsored activities that are not open to the general student population
  • Substantial discounts on more than 15,000 IEEE books, journals, videos and self-study courses
  • Enhanced professional image with an email alias (yourname@ieee.org)
  • For other benefits, view IEEE Membership Benefits

How to become a member?

  • Apply for membership using credit card online
  • To sign up for IEEE SMC student member, select “Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society” in the society list
  • Your IEEE member number will be displayed in the order confirmation receipt
  • If you do not have a credit card, complete the online application but choose the Print and Mail/ Fax with Payment option on the shipping page. Mail the completed application with payment to:
    IEEE Application Processing
    445 Hoes Lane
    Piscataway, NJ 08855 USA
  • To obtain a hard-copy application, download a Member Application
  • Member Application. Alternatively, a hardcopy application can be obtained by sending an e-mail, including your mailing address, to application-request@ieee.org. Mail completed applications to the Piscataway address listed above
  • If a member desires to pay by bank transfer, contact the

If you have any suggestions or would like to become a member of the committee, send an email to the .

Required reporting of student branch chapter activities

  • After each meeting, the IEEE L31 form must be submitted to ensure that your activity is recorded and that your chapter remains on the active list of IEEE.
  • Guidelines for chapters are available here


 
Nominations are invited for the 2014 SMC Society Awards
Nominations and supporting letters are to be submitted to the by June 15, 2014. Details of the awards can be viewed here.
Scope and Title Change of the IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics
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The SMC Society is pleased to announce that the following have been elected to the SMCS Board of Governors as Member at Large

Patrick Chan
Honghai Liu
Rodney Roberts
Fabio Roli
Robert Woon

Get connected with the SMC Society and its members

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SMC Society Brochure

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Congratulations to the SMC Society members who were elected IEEE Fellows for 2013

Kathlelen Carley
Sam Kwong
Zidong Wang
Gautam Biswas
Ashok Srivastava
Hisao Ishibuchi
Robert Kozma
Kay Tan
Kazuo Tanaka
Germano Torres
Martin Buss
Hong Zhang
Haizhou Li
Yi Murphey

SMC Society Awards for 2013
At the Annual Awards Ceremony held during the 2013 International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics in Manchester, UK, SMCS volunteers were presented with society awards to recognize their service to the SMC Society. [more]
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