Senior member is the highest grade for which IEEE members can apply. IEEE members can self-nominate, or be nominated, for Senior Member grade. Prospective members who would like to apply directly for Senior Member grade must first join IEEE and then submit the Senior Member application form. An IEEE Member Number is required on the Senior Member application. 

Prize:
In addition to your new benefits, the following rewards are sent to you via postal mail:
Complimentary Society Voucher: You may use this voucher to join one new IEEE Society.
Senior Member plaque: An engraved plaque you can proudly display to colleagues, clients, and employers. The plaque, an attractive fine wood with bronze engraving, is sent approximately eight weeks after elevation.
Presentation:
Benefits of Senior membership:
Recognition: The professional recognition of your peers for technical and professional excellence.
Leadership eligibility: Senior members are eligible to hold executive IEEE volunteer positions.
Ability to refer other candidates: Senior members can serve as a reference for other applicants for Senior membership.
Review panel: Senior members are invited to be on the panel to review Senior member applications.
Letter of Commendation: A letter of commendation on the achievement of Senior member grade will be sent to your employer (upon request.)
Announcements: Announcement of your elevation can be made in section/society and/or local newsletters, newspapers, and notices.
Eligibility:
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
Nomination Details:

Prospective members who would like to apply directly for Senior Member grade must first join IEEE and then submit the Senior Member application form. An IEEE Member Number is required on the Senior Member application. The Senior Member portal may not be accessible for 24 hours if you have joined or renewed your IEEE membership. There is no additional fee to apply for Senior Member grade.

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Award Recipients

Dan Apetrei

2019 Recipient of IEEE Senior Member

Bhagwan Das

2019 Recipient of IEEE Senior Member

Pankaj Agarwal

2019 Recipient of IEEE Senior Member

Lai King Anna Tee

2019 Recipient of IEEE Senior Member

Kalyan Baital

2019 Recipient of IEEE Senior Member

Carlos Leal Saballos

2018 Recipient of IEEE Senior Member

Mohammad Alam

2018 Recipient of IEEE Senior Member

Deborah Cooper

2018 Recipient of IEEE Senior Member
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Alexander Polasek

2018 Recipient of IEEE Senior Member

Pravin Raghuwanshi

2018 Recipient of IEEE Senior Member