81 IEEE Computer Society Members Elevated to Fellow

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 30 November, 2011 – Eighty-one IEEE Computer Society members and associates will be elevated to IEEE Fellow grade in 2012. The grade of Fellow recognizes unusual distinction in the profession.

The IEEE Board of Directors elevated 329 members to Fellow status for 2012, compared with 321 last year. Computer Society members and associates recommended for Fellow status in 2012 include:
• Hojjat Adeli
• Divyakant Agrawal
• James Anderson
• Theodore Baker
• Raouf Boutaba
• Alan Burns
• Giorgio Buttazzo
• Kenneth Calvert
• Jyh-Cheng Chen
• Yen-Kuang Chen
• Paul Dan Cristea
• Dorin Comaniciu
• Mark Crovella
• Gerard Dreyfus
• Josep Domingo Ferrer
• William Eklow
• Irfan Essa
• Babak Falsafi
• Patrick Flynn
•Jeffrey Froyd
• Pascal Fua
• Susan Graham
• David Alan Grier
• Leonidas Guibas
• Erich Gunther
• Joseph Halpern
• Charles Hansen
• Yennun Huang
• Ahmed Kamal
• Ryuji Kohno
• Sing Bing Kang
• Lydia Kavraki
• Adam Krzyzak
• Rudy Lauwereins
• Mike Li
• Soung Chang Liew
• Ming Lin
• Huan Liu
• Kwan-Liu Ma
• Jianchang Mao
• Peter Meer
• Russ Miller
• Sivaram Murthy
• Wolfgang Nebel
• Shojiro Nishio
• Hiroshi Okuno
• Venkata Padmanabhan
• Marimuthu Palaniswami
• Sharatchandra Pankanti
• Maja Pantic
• Matti Pietikainen
• Marc L. Pollefeys
• Salil Prabhakr
• Jagath Rajapakse
• Ragunathan Rajkumar
• Janusz Rajski
• Parthasarathy Ranganathan
• Valluri Rao
• Lawrence Rauchwerger
• John Riedl
• Fabio Roli
• Manoj Sandev
• Eugene Santos, Jr.
• Valentina Salapura
• Harpreet Sawhney
• William Scherlis
• Cordelia Schmid
• Ben Shneiderman
• Anand Sivasubramaniam
• Xian-He Sun
• Stephen Trimberger
• Tommaso Toffoli
• Yu-Chee Tseng
• Sarita Vikram Adve
• Chin-Liang Wang
• Jiangtao Wen
• Xiaoqing Wen
• Ouri Wolfson
• Jianping Wu
• Ying (Bob) Yeh
• Zhi-Li Zhang

The Board of Directors confers the title of Fellow upon a person of outstanding and extraordinary qualifications and experience in IEEE-designated fields, who has made important individual contributions to one or more of those fields. For more information, visit http://www.ieee.org/fellowprogram. To view the full list of Computer Society Fellows, go to http://www.ieee.org/web/membership/fellows/Societies/COMP.html.

At the time the nomination is submitted, a nominee must:
• have accomplishments that have contributed importantly to the advancement or application of engineering, science and technology, bringing the realization of significant value to society;
• hold Senior Member or Life Senior Member grade at the time the nomination is submitted;
• have been a member in good standing in any grade for a period of five years or more preceding 1 January of the year of elevation.

The nominee cannot be a member of the IEEE Fellow Committee, an IEEE Society/Technical Council Fellow Evaluating Committee Chair, or a member of IEEE Society/Technical Council Fellow Evaluating Committees reviewing the nomination. In 2011, 61 Computer Society members and associates were elevated to Fellow status.

About the IEEE Computer Society

With nearly 85,000 members, the IEEE Computer Society is the world’s leading organization of computing professionals. Founded in 1946, and the largest of the 38 societies of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Computer Society is dedicated to advancing the theory and application of computer and information-processing technology, and is known globally for its computing standards activities. For more information, go to http://www.computer.org.

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