Posted 8 October 2014  |  Press Release  | View ballot counts

2015 IEEE Computer Society Election Results

Roger Fujii is selected 2015 President-Elect (2016 President)

Roger FujiiRoger  Fujii is a senior industry executive and  a long-term CS volunteer involved in many society functions. In publications, he served as Press Operations Committee Chair, recently Publications special committee member, and guest editor (Software). He served as conference program chair, VP Standards Board, 1012  IEEE Standard Working Group Chair, and US Chair of ISO/IEC International Standards. In 2011, he led the CS Strategic Plan development. He was CS First VP and Board of Governors member and currently serves as IEEE Director (2012–2014 Board of Directors).  He is an IEEE Fellow,  CS Golden  Core member, and  2010 CIE Executive of the Year. He received Outstanding Contribution and Meritorious Service awards.

Fujii is President of Fujii Systems, specializing in executive services. As a Northrop Grumman VP (retired), he managed a $1.086B division developing F22/F35 communication systems. He lectured at UCLA and Sacramento State University, and is a guest  professor at Xiamen University. He served on the National Academy of Sciences committee for Space Shuttle.

Fujii has a BS/MS in Electrical Engineering from  the University of California, Berkeley, and studied business management at Harvard, UCLA, and Darden. He is a contributing author for two books and has presented numerous papers.


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Elizabeth (Liz) Burd is selected 2015 1st Vice President

ELIZABETH L. BURDProfessor Elizabeth (Liz) Burd is a Pro vice-Chancellor at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Previously she was dean at Durham University in the UK. Liz teaches software engineering at undergraduate and  graduate levels.  Before her new appointment she led Durham's Technology Enhanced Learning research group, and  was  until recently director of the  UK's Centre for Excellence: Active Learning in Computing.  She has research collaborations with firms that include IBM, Microsoft, BT, BAE, and Logica. In past years, she has been awarded millions of dollars in research funds. Liz is currently the CS First Vice President and VP for Member and Geographic Activities  and  chair of IEEE's Engineering, Computing, and Technology Portals Strategy Committee. She was previously CS VP Educational Activities (2010–2012). Liz has  served on the program committees for over 20 IEEE conferences. She has published over 60 articles on software engineering and  30 on computing education. Liz has received many awards, including the IEEE CS Computer Science and Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Award  in 2008,  and a UK National Teaching Fellowship in 2009.  A member of IEEE and the Computer Society for 20 years, Liz became a Senior Member in 2005.

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David S. Ebert is selected 2015 2nd Vice President

David Ebert

David S. Ebert has been actively engaged in Computer Society Board of Governors, conference, technical committee, and publication activities for over 10 years. Ebert has been Secretary of the Board of Governor's Executive Committee, Associate editor in chief, and editor in chief for IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, and an associate editor for IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications magazine. Ebert has been a member of the Computer Society Publications Board, IEEE Computer Society Integrity Chair, an Executive Committee member of the Visualization and  Graphics Technical Committee, and also on the ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee. He has been conference cochair, and papers cochair of nine Society co-sponsored conferences and led the IEEE Visualization and Analytics Science and Technology conference advisory board.

Ebert is the Silicon Valley Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University; and  Director of the Visual Analytics for Command Control and Interoperability Center, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence. He holds a PhD in computer science from  The Ohio State University and performs research in visualization, visual analytics, and computer graphics. Ebert is an IEEE Fellow and received the Golden Core member and Meritorious Service  Award for his Computer Society activities.

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Selected Seven Board of Governors

Alfredo BensoAlfredo Benso
2015-2017 Board of Governors

Associate Professor in Computer Engineering at Politecnico di Torino, Italy, where he teaches operating systems, hypermedia-design, and fundamentals of computer science. He is vice chair of the PhD Programs Advisory Board. He has a PhD in computer engineering, and since 2008 he is Adjunct Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  Read more...


Gregory ByrdGregory T. Byrd
2015-2017 Board of Governors

Currently a member of the Computer Society Publications Board,  and  served as Plagiarism Chair in 2012–2013. Gregory  T. Byrd is Professor and  Associate Head  in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. His research is primarily in the area of parallel computer architecture, and he has also worked in the areas of network processors, network security, and  wireless sensor networks. Read more...


Ming C. Lin
Ming G. Lin
2015-2017 Board of Governors

Ming C. Lin received her  BS, MS, and  PhD in EECS from  University of California, Berkeley. She is currently the John R. and  Louise  S. Parker Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and an honorary Chair Professor at Tsinghua University, China.   Read more...


Fabrizio LombardiFabrizio Lombardi
2015-2017 Board of Governors

Lombardi is involved in numerous worldwide research and educational consortia dealing with emerging computing paradigms, memory/storage architectures, nanotechnology, and distributed systems; he is the recipient of awards from  industry, the IEEE/Engineering Foundation, and the Canadian and  Japanese governments. Lombardi also serves as a consultant on matters related to education, technology, and corporate strategies.  Read more...


David LometDavid Lomet
2015-2017 Board of Governors

David Lomet founded and  manages the Database Group at Microsoft Research Redmond. Earlier, he worked at DEC, IBM, and as professor at Wang  Institute. His career spans industrial research, academia, and product development. He has a PhD from University of Pennsylvania.  David has worked in architecture, languages, and distributed systems. His primary focus is database systems.   Read more...


Hausi Muller
Hausi A. Muller
2015-2017 Board of Governors

Hausi Müller, an IEEE Member and CS volunteer for 35 years, is Chair of IEEE CS Technical Council on Software Engineering (TCSE), Co-Chair of IEEE CS Conference Advisory Committee (CAC), and Member of IEEE CS Technical & Conferences Activities Board  (T&C). He served on the  Editorial Board  of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering for 12 yearsRead more...


Forrest Shull

Forrest Shull
2015-2017 Board of Governors

Dr. Forrest Shull  is Assistant Director for Empirical Research at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute (SEI). His role is to lead work with the US Department of Defense, other government agencies, national labs, industry, and academic institutions to advance the use of empirically grounded information in software engineering, cybersecurity, and emerging technologies.  Read more...


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