IEEE Computer Society Professional Section Chapters provide an avenue for members to connect at the local level. A geographic subunit of the IEEE Computer Society. All chapters must be established by petition to IEEE Membership and Geographic Activities.
Specific rules and guidelines exist for forming an IEEE Computer Society Professional Section Chapter.
What is Needed
The member establishing the professional section chapter must be an active IEEE member of Graduate Student Member grade or higher for at least 6 months prior to submission of application and be an active member of the Computer Society.
12 active IEEE members of Graduate Student Member grade or higher, who are members of the Computer Society and live or work in the IEEE Section where the chapter is being established.
The chapter application must be endorsed by the IEEE Section Chair where the chapter is being established. If a Joint Section it must be endorsed by both sections. This occurs only after the petition has been verified by IEEE MGA staff.
Once endorsed by the section, members will be invited to sign the petition.
Once endorsed and signed by 12 members the petition must be approved by both the IEEE Region Director and IEEE Computer Society President
IEEE Computer Society has over 350 student branch chapters worldwide. Being part of a student community helps computing students to meet like-minded students, compete in computing challenges, and enjoy a wide variety of events and networking opportunities.
What Is Needed
Determine whether an IEEE Student Branch exists at your college or university. An IEEE Student Branch is required to establish a Student Branch Chapter.
FIND MEMBERS! A minimum of six IEEE Computer Society undergraduate or graduate members are required to establish a student branch chapter.
At least 1 full-time faculty member who is an IEEE Computer Society member who agrees to serve as faculty advisor