Standards Education Committee

Introducing the IEEE Standards Education Committee

The IEEE Standards Education Committee (SEC) is a joint committee of the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Board of Governors and the IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB).


  • Promote the importance of standards in meeting technical, economic, environmental, and societal challenges.
  • Secure and disseminate learning materials on the application of standards in the design and development aspects of educational programs.
  • Secure and provide short courses about standards needed in the design and development phases of professional practice.
  • Actively promote the integration of standards into academic programs.
  • Lead other education initiatives planned jointly by EAB and the SA as needed.

2018 IEEE Standards Education Committee

  • James M. Irvine, Chair – Strathclyde University
  • Adrian Stephens, Vice Chair – Cambridge, UK
  • Stephen Dukes – Imaginary Universes, LLC
  • Doug Edwards – Siemens
  • Tarek S. El-Bawab, PhD – Jackson State University
  • Donald N Heirman – Don HEIRMAN Consultants, LLC
  • David Law – Hewlett-Packard Enterprises
  • Kevin Lu, PhD – Stevens Institute of Technology

Corresponding Members / Non-Voting

  • Jeffry J. Handal – Cisco Meraki
  • Frederic Surre, PhD – City University
  • Yatin Trivedi – Aricent, Inc.
  • Howard Wolfman – Lumispec Consulting

Ex Officio / Non-Voting  VP of EAB

  • Dr. Witold M. Kinsner – University of Manitoba

Ex Officio / Non-Voting President of IEEE-SA

  • Don Wright – Standards Strategies, LLC