Welcome to the IED, the home for designers working in engineering and product design
Membership of the IED is open to all who work in, study, manage, research, teach or practice design. Membership is welcomed at all grades of academic study and levels of expertise. The purpose of the IED is to support our members to achieve their career goals by mentoring and guiding designers to the appropriate grade of professional registration.
The first step to achieving this professional registration is to complete our simple application form.Find Out More
A trio of goals attained – now let’s look ahead to our next set of objectivesRead More
A simple device to cut the weight of washing machines could save fuel, cut carbon emissions, and reduce back injuries, according to researchers.Read More
Huge congratulations to IED President Maggie Philbin on being awarded an OBE in the New Years Honours list for services to engineering education.Read More
CPD is understood across most professions as the systematic acquisition of knowledge and skills, and the development of personal qualities to maintain and enhance professional competencies.Read More
The annual IED prize is awarded to IED student members who produce an outstanding performance on their final project.Read More
E&PDE17 – HiOA in Oslo, NorwayRead More
Mr J Virdie CEng MIED Crewe, Cheshire
Mr A MacLachlan BSc(Hons) MIED Ipswich, Suffolk
Mr N Shaw IEng MIED GCGI Bolton
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.