he San Francisco Bay Area Council of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is comprised of three IEEE Sections -- Oakland/East Bay, San Francisco, and Santa Clara Valley. Together these three Sections have the largest membership of any IEEE area in the world. Worldwide, IEEE has more than 375,000 members; SFBAC membership is approximately 25,000.
There are 32 active IEEE Societies represented in SFBAC, and there are many active Student Chapters including San Francisco State, Stanford, UC Berkeley, The Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, San Jose State, and Santa Clara University.
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