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IET history

General histories and information about the IET

Science Abstracts and Inspec

History of Science Abstracts and Inspec

Read the story of Inspec which has helped the scientific and research community since it began in 1898 as Science Abstracts.

Lists of officials and Honorary Fellows

  • IET past presidents - a list of Presidents of the IET which was formed in March 2006.
  • IEE past presidents - a list of Presidents of the IEE from 1872. The IEE joined with the IIE March 2006 to become the IET.
  • IIE past presidents - a list of Presidents of the IIE from 1998. The IIE joined with the IEE in March 2006 to become the IET.
  • IMfgE past presidents - a list of Presidents of the IMfgE (formerly the IProdE) from 1921 to 1991 when they merged with the IEE (now the IET).
  • IERE past presidents - a list of Presidents of the IERE (Institution of Electronic and Radio Engineers) which merged with the IEE (Institution of Electrical Engineers), now the IET, in 1988.
  • SoE and C&MES past presidents - a list of Presidents of the SoE (Society of Engineers) and the C&MES (Civil and Mechanical Engineers' Society), who joined together in 1910 as the incorporated Society of Engineers and were absorbed by the IIE in 2005.
  • Honorary Fellows - Honorary Fellows of the Institution including those of the IERE, IMfgE and the IIE from 1873.

Medallists

Awards and Prizes index

Discover lists of recipients of the Churchill, Faraday, and Mountbatten Medals, and the A F Harvey prize.