Electrical Engineering

Engineering - Drafting

Electrical engineers are concerned with electrical devices and systems and with the use of electrical energy. Virtually every industry utilizes electrical engineers, so employment opportunities are extensive. The work of electrical engineers can be seen in the entertainment systems in our homes, in the automobiles we drive, in the computers used by businesses, in numerically-controlled machines used by manufacturing companies, and in the early warning systems used by the federal government to ensure our national security.

As you will see at the IEEE web site, the IEEE is organized into the following 39 technical societies:

Technical Societies of the IEEE

Aerospace and electronic systems Antennas and propagation
Broadcast technology Energy
Engineering mechanics Circuits and systems
Disaster risk management Electromagnetic Compatibility
Communications Components, packaging, and manufacturing technology
Ultrasonic, ferroelectrics, and frequency control Components, packaging, and manufacturing technology
Computer Control systems
Consumer electronics Education
Computation intelligence Intelligent transportation systems
Dielectrics and electrical insulation Electron devices
Engineering management Industrial electronics
Geosciences and remote sensing Information theory
Industry applications Lasers and electro-optics
Instrumentation and measurement Microwave theory and techniques
Magnetic Oceanic engineering
Nuclear and plasma sciences Power engineering
Power electronics Solid state circuits
Professional communication Reliability
Robotics and automation Signal processing
Social implications of technology Systems, man, and cybernetics
Product safety engineering Vehicular technology
Engineering in medicine and biology  

Source: Landis, Raymond B. Studying Engineering; A Road Map to a Rewarding Career, Los Angeles: Discovery Press, 2007.