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Upcoming Symposia

2014 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, Chicago, Illinois, USA, September 3-6, 2014

Walter Guyton Cady Memorial Page

A page dedicated to the memory of Professor Cady has been added to the UFFC website

Important Announcements

  • Congratulations to Dr. Jan Brown who has received the WIE Inspiring Member of the Year Award for her years of efforts in promoting Women in the field of Engineering and other contributions in WIE. (posted 2 July 2014)
  • An Administrative Assistant has been appointed to provide various services for the UFFC-S. She is Jennifer Roland. Her responsibilities will include Membership and Administrative duties such as liaison with the IEEE, correspondence and maintenance of records of members, assistance with various UFFC officers and activities, etc. She will also provide Conference and Meeting Planning Services. (posted October 3, 2013)
  • Access the IEEE Memberships and Subscriptions Catalog: (posted June 20, 2012).
  • Check our Calendar page to view Symposia and Committee Meeting deadlines (posted May 23, 2012)
  • The UFFC logo has received a Trademark Registration. The symbol ® should be placed adjacent to the logo whenever it is used. (Posted March 5, 2012)

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Distinguished Lecturer Program

Our Lecturers

The Distinguished Lecturer Program is an important feature of UFFC. A Distinguished Lecturer is chosen at each Fall AdCom meeting... read more

A Tribute to Jackie Hines, 2012-2013 President

Jacqueline Hines

I would like to thank Jackie Hines, the 2012-2013 President of the IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society (UFFC-S), for her contributions during her tenure as President.

Under her leadership, the society continues to thrive. In 2012, three successful symposia were held. In 2013, a joint conference to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the UFFC-S was held successfully in Prague, Czech Republic. The UFFC-S website got a major face lift.

The society continues to maintain its healthy financial status and new technologies have been used in both the symposia and the Administrative Committee (AdCom) meetings.

Jackie will continue to serve the UFFC-S in different roles as the UFFC-S Nominations Chair and Junior Past President, 2014-2015. She will also be the Finance Chair of the 2014 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS).

Jackie, well done! On behalf of UFFC Society, I wish you all the best.

Jian-yu Lu, Ph.D., Fellow of IEEE
2014-2015 President
IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society (UFFC-S)


Photos can be viewed and downloaded from the site

The Photos are organized in the following six categories:
  1. UFFC-S Administrative Committee (AdCom) Meetings
  2. President’s Receptions During Conferences
  3. Women-in-Engineering (WIE) Meetings During Conferences
  4. Standing Committees (SC) Meetings of Three Technical Areas
  5. Technical Program Committee (TPC) Meetings of Annual Conferences
  6. Three UFFC-S Annual Conferences (IUS, ISAF, and IFCS)


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A Greeting from the IEEE UFFC Society President, Dr. Jian-yu Lu

Jian-yu Lu

Welcome from the Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control Society of the IEEE.

IEEE is the largest technical society in the world. It consists of more than 40 societies and councils with a membership over 400,000. The UFFC Society, with more than 2,000 members, is one of the IEEE societies.


IEEE T-UFFC Announcements

A Special Issue of the IEEE T-UFFC to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Allan Variance (1966-2016) is planned for publication early in 2016. The deadline for submission of manuscripts is December 2014. Prospective authors are requested to submit abstracts before the end of May 2014. Proposal description

Average time in 2013 from submission to first decision was 58 days and average time from submission to final decision was 69 days!!! The Impact Factor of IEEE T-UFFC has risen to 1.822

Was your paper in the IEEE T-UFFC one of the most frequently downloaded publications from IEEE Xplore last month? Check the list!!! It is updated on or about the 15th of every month.

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IEEE UFFC Society Newsletter

The May-December 2013 is now available.

Recent Issues of the IEEE Transactions UFFC

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Future Symposia

2014 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium
Chicago, Illinois, USA
September 3-6, 2014

2015 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium
Taipei, Taiwan
October 21-24, 2015

2015 Joint IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectric (ISAF), International Symposium on Integrated Functionalities (ISIF), and Piezoelectric Force Microscopy Workshop (PFM). (2015 Joint ISAF-ISIF-PFM Conference, or ISAF-ISIF-PFM 2015)
Biopolis, Singapore
May 24-27, 2015

2015 Joint IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium and European Frequency and Time Forum
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, CO, USA
April 13-15 with tutorials on April 12

Previous Symposia

2014 IEEE Frequency Control Symposium
Taipei, Taiwan
May 19-22, 2014

2014 Joint IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics, International Workshop on Acoustic Transduction Materials and Devices & Workshop on Piezoresponse Force Microscopy (ISAF/IWATMD/PFM)
University Park, PA, USA
May 12-16, 2014

2013 Joint Symposia
Prague, Czech Republic
21-25 July 2013

2012 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium (Dresden, Germany)
October 7-10, 2012

21st International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), 11th European Conference on Applications of Polar Dielectrics (ECAPD) & International Symposium Piezoresponse Force Microscopy and Nanoscale Phenomena in Polar Materials (PFM)
Aveiro, Portugal -- 2012

2012 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium
Baltimore, Maryland, USA - May 21-24, 2012