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). (Note links have been updated you do not need to include this)


  • 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.

2020 IEEE Standards Education Committee

  • Robby Robson, Chair – Eduworks
  • James M. Irvine, Vice Chair – Strathclyde University
  • Jeffry J. Handal, Cisco Meraki
  • David Law, Hewlett-Packard Enterprises
  • Frederic Surre, University of Glasgow
  • Stephen Shull, BBC Electrical Services Inc.
  • Walter Weigel, Huawei Technologies
  • Howard Wolfman – Lumispec Consulting

Corresponding Members / Non-Voting

  • Edward Au, Huawei Technologies Canada Co., Ltd.
  • Dennis Brophy, Mentor, A Siemens Business
  • Periklis Chatzimisios, International Hellenic University
  • Donald Heirman, Don HEIRMAN Consultants, LLC
  • Ahmed Khan
  • Kevin Lu, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Glenn Parsons

Ex Officio / Non-Voting  VP of EAB

  • Stephen M. Phillips – Arizona State University

Ex Officio / Non-Voting President of IEEE-SA

  • Rob Fish, Princeton University NETovations, LLC