The Industrial Electronics Society through its members encompasses a diverse range of technical activities devoted to the application of electronics and electrical sciences for the enhancement of industrial and manufacturing processes. These technical activities address the latest developments in intelligent and computer control systems, robotics, factory communications and automation, flexible manufacturing, data acquisition and signal processing, vision systems, and power electronics. The Society continually updates its program of technical activities to meet the needs of modern industry.

Field of Interest

IES Constitution, Article I, Section 4. The Field of Interest of the IES shall be confined to the theory and applications of electronics, controls, communications, instrumentation and computational intelligence to industrial and manufacturing systems and processes.
IES Constitution, Article I, Section 5. The Field of Interest of the IES may be enlarged, reduced or shifted moderately as the need of the occasion indicate with the provision that such revisions shall be processed as an amendment to this Constitution and shall be in accordance with the procedures defined in the TAB Operations Manual.


Slate of IES officers candidates

Dear IES AdCom members,

This is to inform you that the IES nomination and appointment committee has completed the selection process for IES officers slates. Note that 13 nomination forms were officially received for 5 open positions. The following candidates were selected to form the slates presented by the IES N&A Committee. The names on the slate appear in alphabetical order. The slate can be downloaded slate.

The appointment of the IES officers will take place during the next AdCom meeting in Lisbon.

With my best regards,
Kamal Al-Haddad, IES-NAC chair


Candidates for IES AdCom members at large

Dear IES AdCom members,

The following candidates have been selected  by the IES NAC to be on the ballot for the appointment of AdCom members at Large:

Abu Roub, Haitham, (region 8)
Bruckner Dietmar, (region 8)
Iwasaki Makoto, (region 10)
Rathore Akshay, (region 7)
Kanaan Hadi, (region 8)
Lai Yen-Shin (region 10)


In order to initiate a petition, you must inform  Matt LaFleur (m.lafleur@ieee.org) and Kamal Al-Haddad (kamal.al-haddad@etsmtl.ca). Following this notification, you will be contacted by IEEE staff with information on how to obtain the required petition signatures.

With my best regards,
Kamal Al-Haddad, IES-NAC chair



IMPORTANT - Scam Alert!

Scam Alert!


Our Society as many others in IEEE has been recently targeted by various cyber security threats, email phishing, voice scam, and other. Beware of the suspicious  requests for urgent transfer or money. Typically, these will be signed with real names and addresses, and will state the transfer was requested by president and/or approved by treasurer. Scammers have contacted by phone our members worldwide trying to prove the requests were legitimate. Our members are asked to exercise extreme caution. 

Read the email from IEEE Executive director Stephen Welby and click on phishing and financial email scam images below.

Phishing Email fraud ICON       Financial Email Scams ICON 


Read the IEEE Member and Geographic Activitises CYBER ALERT and recent IEEE Spectrum Cybersecurity Alert: Beware of Phishing Attempts Targeting IEEE Leaders.



Industrial Electronics Society now has a YouTube Channel

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Did you know that our Society has a YouTube channel? Please visit it, browse through the abundant number of 3-minute speeches and subscribe for future content. Go to https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKg8GNii0Q-ieXE56AXosGg/featured and subscribe.

IES Journals in 2018 gain top scores by Clarivate Analytics

Clarivate Analytics published today results for journals - edition 2018.

So, IES most important journals received following results:

TIE increase IF from 7,05 (2017) to 7,503 (2018)

TII increase IF from 5,43 (2017) to 7,377 (2018)

IEM increase IF from 10,429 (2017) to 13,241 (2018)

TMECH increase  IF from 3,936 (2017) to 4,943 (2018)

All above journals also increase Article Influence Score i Eigenfactor Score.

The ranking of IES journals can be viewed at:


Candidates for IES AdCom members at large are announced

Nominations committee approved 8 candidates for the elections by IES members of four AdCom members at large: Hadi Kanaan of Lebanon, Morgan Kiani of USA, Peter Korondi of Hungary, Yen-Shin Lai of Taiwan, Joao Pinto of Brazil, Akshay Rathore of Canada, Maryam Saeedifard of USA, and Sheldon S. Williamson of Canada.

If you are not on the list, you can start a petition by contacting Matt Lafler at m.lafleur@ieee.org and informing IES NAC chair Prof. Kamal AL-Haddad at kamal.al-haddad@etsmtl.ca not later than by August 2, 2019. A petitioner must collect 2% of IES member signatures which is currently 140. The deadline is August 15, 2019. The election starts on September 1, 2019, and ends on October 8, 2019. The results will be announced on October 15, 2019.

IES Elections

IES Nomination and appointment committee is announcing the following important dates for 2019 IES elections to fill all vacant positions.

  • Nominations open till May 30th, 2019,  for the 4 open positions of IES Elected AdCom Members at Large (EAM@L)  
  • Nominations open till June 30th, 2019,  for the 3 open positions of IES Appointed AdCom Members at Large (AAM@L)  
  • Nominations open till June 30th, 2019,  for the 5 open positions of IES officers 

Click on the Elections menu to download the appropriate nomination file and submit your nomination file to the Nomination and appointment committee.

IES has IEEE.tv  Channel

IES is happy to announce its new channel: https://ieeetv.ieee.org/channels/ies

Check out the event showcase from a record-breaking edition of IECON 2018, our flagship conference held in last October in Washington, USA: https://ieeetv.ieee.org/event-showcase/iecon-2018-showcase .

AdCom Meetings in 2020

  • Officers meeting: February 14-15, 2020, in conjunction with IEEE TAB meetings, Orlando, Florida
  • AdCom 1: June 20, 2020, in conjunction with ISIE 2020, Delft, The Netherlands (pre-meetings  June 19)
  • AdCom 2: October 22, 2020, in conjunction with IECON 2020, Singapore (pre-meetings  October 21)