Aims & Scope

IEEE Spectrum Magazine, the flagship publication of the IEEE, explores the development, applications and implications of new technologies. It anticipates trends in engineering, science, and technology, and provides a forum for understanding, discussion and leadership in these areas.
IEEE Spectrum is the world's leading engineering and scientific magazine. Read by over 300,000 engineers worldwide, Spectrum provides international coverage of all technical issues and advances in computers, communications, and electronics. Written in clear, concise language for the non-specialist, Spectrum's high editorial standards and worldwide resources ensure technical accuracy and state-of-the-art relevance.

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Frequency: 12

ISSN: 0018-9235

Publication Details:

Prospective Authors: It is highly recommended that prospective authors suggest a topic with a specific angle and work with an editor on staff to craft an article pitch. That editor then presents the pitch to the staff for evaluation and discussion. If the pitch is accepted, the editor will give a prospective author detailed guidelines to follow when drafting the manuscript. To find the editor best suited to a topic, start with Spectrum's contact us page and see editor's author pages by following their linked names.

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  • Engineering Profession
  • General Topics for Engineers


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Susan Hassler
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