April 2020
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Open Journal of Industry Applications
COVID-19 Related Research and Technologies are Free to Access in IEEE Xplore®
IEEE is committed to supporting the global response with direct access to various articles available to assist in the management of today’s pandemic. These articles are now free to access on IEEE Xplore.
Call for Nominations for 2021 IAS Executive Board - Deadline Approaching
The IAS Nominations and Appointments Committee is seeking candidates for several positions for the 2021 IAS Executive Board:
  1. Chair of Publications Department (See section 3.7.1 of IAS Policy and Procedure Manual for Responsibilities)
  2. Chair of Meetings Department (See section 3.6.3 of IAS Policy and Procedure Manual for Responsibilities)
  3. Chair of Standards Department (See section 3.8.4 of IAS Policy and Procedure Manual for Responsibilities)
  4. Treasurer (See section 1.4.0. of IAS Policy and Procedure Manual for Responsibilities)
  5. Several Members at large (See section 5.2.0. of IAS Policy and Procedure Manual for Responsibilities)
Click here to view the IEEE Industry Applications Society Policy and Procedures Manual.

To apply, please upload necessary information here.

If you have any questions, please contact ias-administrator@ieee.org. Deadline for applications is 1 May 2020.

For more information, please visit the IAS website.
Conference Update
We would like to express our concern and support for all the members of the IEEE Industry Applications Society and others affected by the global health crisis.

Please be sure to continue to check into the IAS Events & Conferences page, and follow the links to any of the Upcoming Conference websites for the latest information on each given event.
Please refer to the IAS Conference page for a full listing.
Chapter/Section Events
CIYCEE 2020 - Call for Papers
China International Youth Conference on Electrical Engineering, visit the conference website for more details. 

Submission deadline: 31 July 2020
CFP details.
IPRECON 2020 - Call for Papers
International Power and Renewable Energy Conference 24-26 July 2020 Kerala, India. Visit the conference website for more details. 

CFP details.
KPEC 2020 - Call for Papers
IEEE Kansas Power & Energy Conference Manhattan, KS 13-14 July 2020, visit the conference website for more details. 

Submission deadline: 3 May 2020
CFP details.
SCEMS 2020 - Call for Papers
Student Conference on Electric Machines and Systems, Jinan, China 1-3 December 2020. Visit the conference website for more details. 

Submission deadline: 16 August 2020
CFP details.
Announcing 5th SAE Summer Academy on Energy organized by the IEEE Budapest University of Technology and Economics Jt. IAS/PES Student Branch Chapter.
This year, our Chapter organizes the Summer Academy on Energy for the fourth time. It is a whole week program for BSc, MSc and PhD students, which contains technical lectures, site visits and tasks. The professional topic will be energy markets. You can find more information on this website.

Event flyer.
Volunteer Opportunities
IAS is seeking qualified volunteers to work on publications, committees, and conferences. Please submit an inquiry by filling out a volunteer application on the IAS website.

Call for IAS Volunteers :
The IAS has created four (4) Ad Hoc panels to immediately pursue work on 4 key strategic goals to enhance the value of IAS for its members and for human society:

1) IAS Sustainability projects
2) Bridge-Building, Alliances and Partnering projects
3) Professional & Career Development Resources for our Members
4) Projects Benefitting Humanity

This is an open call for all IAS members to accept this invitation to come and join us as a volunteer in this important effort. Do you have a passion to be involved in any of these areas? Then let us know. We will have micro-volunteer work available for individuals who can make only limited time commitments (such as our IAS student members). To volunteer yourself, or to ask questions, please send an email to: David Eng, IAS Vice President, Email: engdd412@ieee.org
Join the IEEE Transportation Electrification Community (TEC)
As a member of the IEEE Industry Applications Society, there is no fee to join the community.

TEC focuses on technologies, organizations and projects enable the clean, connected and efficient transportation and vehicular systems of the future. Discussions include electric and hybrid cars and trucks, more-electric aircraft, electric rail and light rail systems, electric ships, off-road vehicles, grid interfaces and other forms of more-electric transportation.

The community discusses key enabling technologies, including batteries and energy storage, battery charging and management, power electronics, electric motors and drives, networked vehicles, fuel cells, wireless power transfer, and system integration. The community takes a leadership role in vehicle to grid (V2G) and grid interaction issues, IEEE standards in transportation and vehicles, high performance electric traction, student electric transportation competitions, and vehicle intelligence.

We are sponsored by nine IEEE Societies, one IEEE Council, and the IEEE Standards Association.

IAS Publications
All subscribers can access the online version of these publications using their IEEE Account.

IEEE IAS Magazine


IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications

IEEE Senior Membership
IEEE Senior membership is the highest grade for which application may be made and requires experience reflecting professional maturity. Candidates need to be an engineer, scientist, educator, technical executive, or originator in IEEE-designated fields in professional practice for at least ten years and shall have shown significant performance over a period of at least five of those years.

An application for Senior membership requires three references unless nominated by a Senior member, and in that case requires two references.

Congratulations to the newly-elected IAS Senior members.