IEEE Portugal Section History

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The IEEE Portugal Section covers the entire territory of continental Portugal and its islands, and belongs to Region 8 of IEEE (Europe, Middle East and Africa). It was established in 1981.

Leadup to the section establishment

  • Petition letter with list of petitioners, dated 1981, requesting the establishment of the Portugal Section of IEEE.
  • Congratulatory letter from IEEE confirming the establishment of the section

Section Executive Committees


Student Branches

  • Universidade de Trás-Os-Montes e Alto Douro
  • Universidade de Aveiro
  • Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco
  • Instituto Superior Técnico
    • Instituto Superior Técnico WiE Student AG (est. 2011)
  • Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  • Universidade do Minho
  • Universidade do Porto

Affinity Groups

  • Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD), est. 2010
  • Women In Engineering (WiE), est. 2010

Technical Chapters

  • Communications Society Chapter
  • Computational Intelligence Society Chapter
  • Computer Society Chapter
  • CE/CAS/BT Joint Chapter
  • Education Society Chapter
  • Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Chapter
  • Technology Management Council Chapter
  • IE/PEL/IA Joint Chapter
  • MTT/AP/ED/SSC Joint Chapter
  • Power Engineering Society Chapter
  • Robotics and Automation Society Chapter
  • Vehicular Technology Society Chapter