IEEE Spectrum
Front cover of the January 2022 issue
EditorSusan Hassler
CategoriesElectrical engineering
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
First issueJanuary 1964
CountryUnited States
Based inNew York City, New York

IEEE Spectrum is a magazine edited by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

The first issue of IEEE Spectrum was published in January 1964 as a successor to Electrical Engineering.

In 2010, IEEE Spectrum was the recipient of Utne Reader magazine's Utne Independent Press Award for Science/Technology Coverage.[1] In 2012, IEEE Spectrum was selected as the winner of the National Magazine Awards "General Excellence Among Thought Leader Magazines" category.[2]


  1. ^ "Winners of the 2010 Utne Independent Press Awards". Archived from the original on 21 March 2012. Retrieved 27 October 2010.
  2. ^ "National Magazine Awards General Excellence Among Thought Leader Magazines" (Press release). 2012-05-07. Retrieved 21 April 2015.