The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional association for engineers in the electrical and electronics fields. The organization was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in New York City. IEEE has more than 160,000 members in over 160 countries and is dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. The organization publishes a variety of journals, magazines, and conference proceedings, and also develops standards for a wide range of technologies. IEEE is a non-profit organization and is funded through membership dues and other sources.