About IEEE

IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE’s highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.

IEEE, pronounced “Eye-triple-E,” stands for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The association is chartered under this name and it is the full legal name. To learn more about the association’s name, for more information please read the History of IEEE.


The IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) is a transnational society with more than 10,500 members and 190 chapters worldwide. Our society promotes the advancement of microwave theory and its applications, including RF, microwave, millimeter-wave, and terahertz technologies.

For more than 60 years, the MTT-S has worked to advance the professional standing of its members and enhance the quality of life for all people through the development and application of microwave technology. As we enter into an exciting future, our mission is to continue to understand and influence microwave technology and to provide a forum for all microwave engineers. The MTT-S will continue to be the global focus for the promotion of the RF and microwave engineering profession, by advancing and distributing knowledge and supporting professional development.

This is an all-volunteer society, driven to excellence by its leadership and with the active participation of all its world-wide members.  The activities sponsored by the MTT-S include a broad spectrum of conferences, workshops, tutorials, technical committees, chapter meetings, publications and professional education programs. Our principal publications and conferences are world class, peer-reviewed and recognized as top of the class. Our professional venues provide a great opportunity for networking with experienced innovators, experts, and practitioners. Our volunteer programs provide for the development of critical, non-technical skills that enable you to be more effective professionally. For more information please go to IEEE MTT-S.

About IIT Kanpur

The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (commonly known as IIT Kanpur or IITK) is a public research college located in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. It was declared to be the Institute of National Importance by the Government of India under the IIT Act.

Established in 1959 as one of the first Indian Institutes of Technology, the institute was created with the assistance of a consortium of nine US research universities as part of the Kanpur Indo-American Programme (KIAP). For more information about the institute please go to IIT Kanpur.

About IEEE MTT-S Student Branch Chapter IIT Kanpur

The IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) student branch chapter IIT Kanpur (Geo Code: SBC05261A) in the IEEE Uttar Pradesh (UP) Section, India was founded and first chaired by Mr. Abhishek Kumar Jha in 2014. The chapter at present has Dr. Kumar Vaibhav Srivastava as the faculty adviser and is chaired by Mr. Abhishek Sharma. Currently it has 15 members and counting. From the inception of the chapter to the present time the chapter members have constantly served towards the betterment of the RF & Microwaves fraternity at IIT Kanpur. The activities of the chapter have not remained bound within the institute itself, instead they have reached and helped all students and professionals in India belonging to RF & Microwaves.

Every year the chapter organizes several invited talks by distinguished lecturers, workshops, small courses and seminars sponsored by MTT-S. Students and professionals from many engineering institutions, industries and organizations take part in those events. The chapter members also arrange many in house lectures and hands-on training on different software platforms, cutting edge technological topics etc. meant for transferring knowledge and collaborative problem solving within the RF & Microwaves group at IIT Kanpur. The motto of the chapter is

“To generate ideas in science and for the betterment of the society”