IEEE "Life" status is an automatic process which is based on an individual's membership record. The member must be at least 65 years of age and a member of IEEE or one of its predecessor societies for such a period that the sum of his/her age and his/her years of membership equals or exceeds 100 years. (IEEE Bylaw I-102.2) Members who qualify each year will be notified by mail in the fourth quarter of the qualifying year. "Life" status will be effective on 1 January of the following year.

Presentation:
Members who qualify each year will be notified by mail in the fourth quarter of the qualifying year. "Life" status will be effective on 1 January of the following year.
Basis for Judgement:
IEEE "Life" status is an automatic process which is based on an individual's membership record.
Eligibility:
The member must be at least 65 years of age and a member of IEEE or one of its predecessor societies for such a period that the sum of his/her age and his/her years of membership equals or exceeds 100 years.
Nomination Details:

Benefits of Life membership

  • Dues and regional assessments are waived for a Life Member. 
  • For qualifying Life Members, society fees are waived (IEEE Bylaw I-108.8).
  • Individuals may receive reduced member rates at conferences where IEEE is the sole sponsor.  IEEE Policy 10.1.15  "Reduced fees, waiver of fees, or fee differential for unemployed IEEE members, retired members, and for special registrants (e.g., guests, speakers, and exhibitors) are permitted at the discretion of the Conference Organizing Committee.  The individual registration fee for Life Members must be no more than that for students."
  • Life Members continue to receive the same benefits that are available to other IEEE members.
  • Life Members continue to receive the benefits included in the IEEE Member Discounts Program (includes IEEE Insurance Program).

Award Recipients

Pravin Raghuwanshi

2018 Recipient of IEEE Life Member

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Daniel Prober

2018 Recipient of IEEE Life Member

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Richard E. Harris

2017 Recipient of IEEE Life Member

Nagabhushana Rao

2017 Recipient of IEEE Life Member

Howard Dyckman

2017 Recipient of IEEE Life Member

Mohammad Soleymani

2017 Recipient of IEEE Life Member

Robert Laibowitz

2017 Recipient of IEEE Life Member

M Lopez-Lopez

2017 Recipient of IEEE Life Member
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Arnold H. Silver

2017 Recipient of IEEE Life Member

Daniel Morehead

2016 Recipient of IEEE Life Member