Welcome

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 following the procedures defined in the TAB Operations Manual.

Call for projects to enhance IES operations

During the first administrative meeting of the year 2021, IES AdCom approved "Motion: Approve $200k allocation for projects that would enhance IES activities through 2022.  This is a call for proposals to AdCom members from the Finance Committee, with a deadline for EoI to the Finance Committee by Sept. 1, 2021."

The Expressions of Interest template can be downloaded here (pdf or word). Please use the subject line "2021 EoI to enhance IES" when submitting EoI to Treasurer Prof. Milos Manic at  treasurer@ieee-ies.org, by September 1, 2021. Early submissions welcomed!

Public Announcement by the IES Secretary about Proposed Changes to the IES ByLaws, made on May 12, 2021

Changes to the IES ByLaws are proposed by the IES Constitution and ByLaws Standing Committee, 
following the proposals of:
  • The AdHoc Committee appointed by the IES President at the Oct.2020 AdCom Meeting to recommend necessary changes to IES Bylaws in relation to Senior/Life AdCom Members (as per Motion 3) ;
  • The AdHoc Committee appointed by the IES President at the Oct.2020 AdCom Meeting to explore the possibility of having a Vice President for Industrial Activities (as per Motion 4);
  • The Vice-President for Publications;
  • The Chair of the Fellows Evaluation Committee.
On May 8, 2021, the C&BL Committee approved the proposed amendments, mentioned in the two-column pdf file named Proposed ByLaws Changes_ two-column format.pdf, where the left column indicates the current ByLaws and the right column shows the proposed changes.

The relevant documents are available at the GDrive link below

 

Reminder: IES AdCom members with voting rights may vote on these proposed ByLaws amendments during the next AdCom meeting scheduled for June 12 and June 13, 2021.
A one-hour Information Session will be remotely run on Saturday, June 5, 14.00 PM CEST (8.00 am EDT). The purpose of this Information Session is to give an overview of all the recommended changes to the ByLaws before the AdCom meeting. -- Lucia Lo Bello, IES Secretary

Call for Nominations for Editors-in-Cheif for TIE, TII, and IEM

The IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) invites nominations for the position of Editor-in-Chief and co-Editor-in-Chief for the following journals: IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, and IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine. The deadline is May 14, 2021. Follow this link for details...

Call for Nominations by Petition for 2021 AdCom Vacancies

Call for Nominations for Elected AdCom Members-at-Large was made in March 2021 with many nominations received by the IES Nominations and Appointments Committee (IES-NAC). After careful considerations, a slate of nine nominees was approved by IES AdCom on June 12, 2021. More details are here...

According to IES Constitution and Bylaws, the nomination of candidates by petition from the IES membership is allowed. If you wish to initiate a petition, you must inform Xinghuo Yu (x.yu@ieee.org) with a copy to Matt LaFleur (m.lafleur@ieee.org). More details are here...

COVID 19: IEEE guidelines

IEEE guidelines and support for conference organizers

Schedule Amendments for IES Sponsored Conferences

In response to the international developments caused by CoVid-19, our society decided to relocate or postpone several events. Please see http://www.ieee-ies.org/conferences for more details.

AdCom Meetings in 2021

 

History of the welcome page here