President Message

Toshihisa Shimizu (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
President, Industry Applications Society, IEEJ

The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan (IEEJ) was established in 1888 and has 128 years history. IEEJ Industry Applications Society (IEEJ-IAS) was established in 1986 as one of the societies in IEEJ, celebrates 30 years anniversary in 2016 and more than 6,300 members are joining now. The mission of IEEJ-IAS is to contribute to the people of the world through the innovation of electrical engineering technology and the application of the state-of-the-art technology to industry. IEEJ-IAS is proud of wide-ranging activities. IEEJ-IAS provides variety of publications, such as Japanese and English version of the peer reviewed journals, news letters, and website, etc. IEEJ-IAS has set up 14 technical committees (TC) which covers wide range of technical fields from fundamental research to practical industrial/social technology. Technical committee publishes 10-20 technical reports every year based on their research investigation, and holds more than 80 technical workshop and technical forum every year. In the IEEJ-IAS Annual Meeting, more than 1,000 members are attending and exchanging their experiences and exploring their future research and development plan. IEEJ-IAS has held international conferences, such as IPEC, ICEMS, LDIA and SAMCON, and these are co-sponsored with IEEE or academic societies in Asian countries, and then acknowledged as premier conference in the world. IEEJ-IAS is now promoting the internationalization, and working towards the enhancement of service to the overseas members of IEEJ-IAS. IEEJ-IAS would certainly be of your help for your future growth, career and business. So, let’s join IEEJ-IAS and receive your benefit.