Standards Activities

mark paulkMark C. Paulk, Ph.D.

Vice President, Standards Activities Board

Dr. Mark Paulk teaches software engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas. While at the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, he led the work on the Capability Maturity Model for Software.   Read more...

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Standards Committees


SAB-Sponsored Projects

  • P1680 -- Environmental Assessment of Electronic Products
  • P1857 -- Audio Video Coding (Low Speed)
  • P3333 -- 3D Based Medical Applications

SAB Policies and Procedures

  • SAB P&P for Board Activities (HTML)
  • SAB P&P for Standards Development (PDF)
  • SAB Handbook (HTML)
  • Baseline P&Ps for a sponsor (DOC)
  • Baseline P&Ps for an individual-based WG (DOC)
  • Baseline P&Ps for an entity-based WG (DOC)

SA Policies and Procedures

  • IEEE-SA Standards Board By-Laws (HTMLPDF
  • IEEE-SA Standards Board Operations Manual (HTMLPDF)
  • Summary of changes approved by SASB/BOG in 2013 (PDF)
  • IEEE-SA Guidance on Standards Preparation and Editing (HTML)
  • IEEE-SA Guidance on Standards Development (HTML)

Did You Know?

IEEE-CS Also Supports Projects with Other Societies



Standards Award


Honors leadership and achievement through collaboration in computing standards.

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Due 15 Oct




What's New?

  • New IEEE Standard 1730.1™, Distributed Simulation Engineering & Execution Process Multi-Architecture Overlay (DMAO) Download 

  • IEEE Announces New Standards Working Groups.  Participate Now 

  • Join IEEE Std. P2030.4 Working Group. Learn How



Eric Hibbard

Eric Hibbard, Sponsor Chair of IEEE CS Information Assurance Standards Committee receives INCITS Merit Award for his contributions to Distributed Applications Platforms and Services and Cyber Security standards communities. Congratulations Eric Hibbard!
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Origins of the
   IEEE Standards

The IEEE Standard Activities
began first with the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE) and later with the Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE).  Read more


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