|Publisher||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers|
|First issue||January 1964|
|Based in||New York City, New York|
The first issue of IEEE Spectrum published in January 1964 as a successor to Electrical Engineering. The magazine contains peer-reviewed articles about technology and science trends affecting business and society, focused on electrical and electronics engineering, mechanical and civil engineering, computer science, biology, physics, and mathematics.
In 2010, IEEE Spectrum was the recipient of Utne Reader magazines Utne Independent Press Award for Science/Technology Coverage. In 2012 IEEE Spectrum was selected as the winner of the National Magazine Awards "General Excellence Among Thought Leader Magazines" category.