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Be at the forefront of technological advances and emerging technologies – our members are driving Photonics innovation!

As a member of the IEEE Photonics Society, you join a community that is the global professional home for members of the laser, optoelectronics, and photonics fields. We strive to provide our members, in varying stages of their careers, with unique opportunities to grow professionally and technically. Our programs are geared towards peer-to-peer connections, continuing education, recognizing technical advancements, and increasing volunteering opportunities.

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IEEE Photonics Members, take advantage of the many benefits we offer:

Career resources to continue learning and meet CPU requirements

Access to a network of photonics professionals in your local area and beyond

Eligibility for prestigious industry awards and recognition programs

Discounts on IEEE journal subscriptions and premier conferences

Mentoring opportunities for the next generation of innovators in the field

Recognizing Our Peers!

Did you know you can nominate a member for one of our prestigious member elevations?

Membership Certificate

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Membership Council

Learn about the Membership Council’s strategic goals and how to get involved.


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