Towards 100 years of growth
IEICE is a Japan's largest international academic society in the fields of electronics, information, and communications.
IEICE was officially launched as the Telegraph and Telephone Society in May 1917. In May 2017, we celebrated our 100th anniversary.
As an international academic society in electronic information communication and related fields, the Society aim to contribute to the formation of a healthy communication society and the maintenance and improvement of a rich global environment by promoting academic development, industrial development and human resource development.
The IEICE will contribute working on activities of combining cross-cutting elements from multiple technological fields and establish new technological fields, to pioneer new fields and cultivate new human resource development which creates a paradigm shift.
History of the IEICE
1895Wireless communication (Marconi)
1917Established as Telegraph and Telephone Society
1927Telegraph and Telephone Society (established)
1937Name changed to The Institute of Electrical Communication
1967Changed name to The Institute of Electronics and Communication Engineers
1987Name changed to Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers
1995Introduced Society System. Established by 4 societies and 1 group.
2012The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (incorporated)
2014NOLTA Society was established as the fifth society.