I feel honored to have been granted the IEEE Senior Member level.
Senior member is the highest grade for which IEEE members can apply. To be eligible for application or nomination, candidates must:
* Be engineers, scientists, educators, technical executives, or originators in IEEE-designated fields
* Have experience reflecting professional maturity
* Have been in professional practice for at least ten years (with some credit for certain degrees)
* Show significant performance over a period of at least five of their years in professional practice