IEEE Senior Member is a high grade of IEEE membership. Any IEEE member can apply for the Senior Member grade. You MUST be an IEEE Senior Member to be nominated for the highest grade of IEEE membership, IEEE Fellow.
Requirements to become an IEEE Senior Member are not very high. Submit a Senior Member application form today! Applications are reviewed and approved on a rolling basis several times per year.
To be eligible for application or nomination, candidates must:
- Be engineers, scientists, educators, technical executives, or originators in IEEE-designated fields
- Have experience reflecting professional maturity
- Have been in professional practice for at least ten years (with some credit for certain degrees)
- Show significant performance over a period of at least five of their years in professional practice
For additional details on applying for Senior Member or to review the added benefits, please refer to the IEEE Senior Member webpage.