Technical and Professional Networks

The IET has 22 Technical and Professional Networks (TPNs). Each network is driven by a group of volunteers who work or have expertise within the topic area and promotes the sharing and advancement of knowledge through various activities.

Aerospace

Aeroplane

Aerospace Network

The Aerospace Network is the principal point of reference for IET members and non-members engaged in electronics, electrical, production.

Automotive and road transport

Automotive - car on a road

Automotive Network

A distinct network that brings together the automotive and road infrastructure sectors, with a particular focus on the use of technologies.

Electromagnetics

Electromagnetics

Electromagnetics Network

The network facilitates sharing and understanding of technical information and knowledge associated with electromagnetics.

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

Manufacturing Network

This community has been established to represent professional engineers, technologists, and applied scientists who have interests in the principles.

Power systems and equipment

Power systems and equipment

Power Systems and Equipment Network

The network represents all those with an active interest in power systems and equipment.

Radar, sonar and navigation

Radar, sonar and navigation

Radar, Sonar and Navigation Network

The Radar, Sonar and Navigation Network is the home of an extensive community of engineers with an interest in all aspects of radar, sonar and navigation systems.

Robotics and mechatronics

Robotics and mechatronics

Robotics and Mechatronics Network

This network strives to co-ordinate the fragmented groups representing the UK robotics and mechatronics community.

Tribology

Gear and ball bearings

Tribology Network

Tribology is the science and technology of interactive surfaces in relative motion. It incorporates various scientific and technological disciplines.

Antennas and propagation

Antenna array

Antennas and Propagation Network

The Antennas and Propagation Network covers all aspects of the theory and design and modelling of antenna systems.

Healthcare

Healthcare technologies

Healthcare Technologies Network

This network strives to support biomedical engineers by providing a platform for the community to exchange knowledge.

Multimedia communications

Multimedia communications

Multimedia Communications Network

A network covering the electronic means by which multimedia content is created and distributed.

Power trading and control

Power trading and control

Power Trading and Control Network

The network brings together energy traders, controllers and regulators to form a community interested in powering the future.

Railway

Railway

Railway Network

A network covering electrical engineering aspects of the promotion, construction, regulation, operation, safety and maintenance of railway, metro, tramway.

Satellite systems

Satellite systems and applications

Satellite Systems and Applications Network

Focused on satellites, space vehicles and earth stations used in: communications, navigation, earth observation, remote sensing.

Asset management

Asset management bridge

Asset Management Network

The Asset Management Network is a collaboration between the IET and the Institute of Asset Management.

Control and automation

Control and automation

Control and Automation Network

This community has been established to represent all those with an active interest in automation and control.

History of Technology

Image of a Tesla coil

History of Technology Network

A network which promotes the history of science, engineering and technology.

Power generation

Power generation

Power Generation, Conversion and Utilisation Network

Focusing on technologies in electricity generation, power electronic devices and systems.

Project controls

Project control

Project Controls Network

The Project Controls Network is a collaboration between the IET and the ACostE.

RF and microwave technology

RF and microwave technology

RF and Microwave Technology Network

A specialist network covering the area of radio frequency, microwave and millimetre-wave science, engineering and technology.

Vision and imaging

Vision and imaging

Vision and Imaging Network

Focused on the generation, processing, communication and presentation of visual information.