SSIT – Society on Social Implications of Technology

The Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) focuses on environmental, economics, health, and safety implications of technology; engineering ethics and professional responsibility; engineering education in social implications of technology; history of electrotechnology; technical expertise and public policy; peace technology; as well as on social issues related to energy, information technology and telecommunications. SSIT publishes a quarterly journal, IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, and sponsors periodic conferences entitled The International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS).

Membership in SSIT is open to all IEEE members and student members. Affiliate membership in SSIT is available to those who are not members of IEEE.

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Chair: Ravichandra Maheshwaram

Vice-chair: Christofer Silfvenius

Secretary: Igor Gazdík

Treasurer: Mikael Bergqvist

Technical Activities and Membership Development: Luis G. Martinez and Samarth Deo