This IEEE Workshop on Electron Devices 2016 (WED’16) is the first workshop being organized by the newly formed IEEE EDS UP chapter meant to promote students, young professionals and women in science and technology. The focus of this workshop is to discuss the recent advancements in electron devices with their well-recognized and promising applications. It will cover the topics range from device modeling to basics of emerging electron devices and their potential applications as per the current requirements. The workshop WED’16 will consist of invited talks in the related areas by experts from IITs and other premier institutes and research centres of the country as well as representatives from industry. It will provide an opportunity for participants to discuss various aspects of emerging electron devices, disseminate work in progress, and promote new ideas in the field.