Welcome to the IED website

Welcome to the IED, the home for designers working in engineering and product design

Why Become a Member?

Graduate Membership

If you have completed a degree in engineering, product design or an affiliated subject, graduate membership of the IED is the first step towards professional status. It's free for the first year and includes the ability to post your CV on our job board, membership of the Graduate and Young Members group and guidance on professional development.

Sign Up

Member Benefits

Chartered Engineer registration

Chartered Environmentalist registration

Chartered Technological Product Designer registration

Professional Development and Support

Find Out More

Affiliate Membership

Do you want to keep up-to-date with news and views on engineering and technological product design, new innovations and product launches?

Sign Up
View From The Chair

Beyond the traditional

IED Chair Tania Humphries-Smith reveals exactly what she plans to focus on during her two-year term of office.

Read More
The Latest Engineering News

Chartered Technological Product Designer

Latest Press Release for CTPD

Read More

Turing biography: fresh insights

GCHQ recently hosted the official launch of a new book commemorating the life of legendary Bletchley Park codebreaker Alan Turing. ‘Prof: Alan Turing Decoded’, written by Turing’s nephew Sir Dermot Turing, celebrates an extraordinary man, ...

Read More

Dynamic performance at ASDEC

The University of Leicester’s Advanced Structural Dynamics Evaluation Centre (ASDEC) has been recognised as making the most important contribution to UK business of any research commercialisation or knowledge exchange activity in 2015.

Read More
Upcoming Events
7 Dec

RICS/ICE Annual Carol Service

RICS/ICE Annual Carol Service 2015

Read More
8 Sep

E&PDE 16 - Design Education: Collaboration and Cross-disciplinarity

The 18th Internationals Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education will be hosted by the Department of Architecture, Design & Media Technology of Aalborg University, Denmark. The conference is organised in partnership with the Design Education Special Interests group (DESIG) of the Design Society, and the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED).

Read More
Don't Miss

Are you interested in becoming registered as a Chartered Technological Product Designer? Not sure where to start?

The numbers of CTPD registrants are growing, if you would like to find out more about this new professional registration, contact Sue@ied.org.uk who will be happy to discuss the requirements and send ...

Read More
Self Employed Directory

Mr S Lang BSc CEng MIED Fareham, Hampshire


Ask the CEO

Submit Question

If you've got any questions about the IED or our membership process then we'd be more than happy to hear from you. Simply click on the 'submit question' button, fill in the contact form and we'll get back to you with a response as soon as possible.