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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., popularly known as IEEE, is a leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others. It is a global organization consisting of nearly 300 local Sections and 1,150 technical Chapters spread through ten regions of the world.

The IEEE Taipei Section was established in 1974. There are over 2500 active members in the year 2002. 21 Chapters have been formed and actively functioning. The IEEE Chapters in Taipei cooperate with the local government, industries, and the academia on various technical conferences and other activities that significantly vitalize the dynamics of the industry in Taiwan. Regular meetings of the Section officers are held to sparkle ideas and plans for activities that will further enhance the activeness of this Section.

With Taiwan's growing importance in the global high tech industry, the IEEE Taipei Section and its Chapters as well as Student branches endeavor to contribute to the advancement of the prosperity of its community through activities that provide professional information exchanges and stimulate technological innovations.