Benefits & Services
The IEEE Photonics Society enables networking and promotes professional growth within the photonics and optics community. As a member, you gain access to superior educational content and exclusive opportunities to network with peers and innovators in the field.
|Member Pricing Options||Professional Members||Student Members|
|Pricing Per Calendar Year||Full Year
|IEEE Members Joining IEEE Photonics Society||$20||$10||$10||$5|
Already an IEEE Member and/or New to the IEEE Photonics Society?
Until August 15th, new Society members can receive an IEEE Photonics Society membership and all benefits at 50% off. New IEEE members also receive half year members dues during March 1–Aug 15.
Stay on the Cutting Edge of Photonics
- Gain discounted conference registrations at leading international photonics conferences.
- Receive an open access publishing member discount: 15% discount for IEEE Photonics Society members.
- Free full, online access to IEEE Photonics Society Journals.
- Free print subscription to the IEEE Spectrum magazine and The Institute newsletter.
- Free online access to all IEEE Photonics Society-sponsored conference proceedings.
Network with Other Photonics Professionals
- Access the IEEE Photonics Society’s online Membership Directory.
- Engage with more than 100,000 photonics professionals and 425,000+ IEEE members in 160 different countries.
- Join one of more than 120+ IEEE Photonics Society local chapters or affinity groups, i.e. Women in Photonics and Young Professionals, worldwide.
- Mentor the next generation of engineers and photonics professionals.
Enhance your Education and Professional Development
- Take advantage of opportunities to build leadership skills through volunteering on program committees and editorial boards.
- Receive special student rates for membership, conferences and journals.
- Open career doors with online Members-only Resources and career tools.
- Collaborate with IEEE colleagues and member groups, online or in person, to build a support group for your profession, industry, or project.
Become Eligible for Prestigious Industry Awards and Recognition Programs
- Become eligible for the IEEE Photonics Graduate Student Scholarship program.
- Become qualified for various technical awards and prestigious grade elevations.
- Access IEEE’s Member Discount Program, where IEEE members can take advantage of exclusive and discounted pricing on insurance and a variety of products and services that can add up to substantial savings.