Golden Core Members Recognized

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 23 February, 2011 – The IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors recognized 23 new Golden Core members at its recent meeting.
The new Golden Core members are:
David A. Bader
Susamma Barua
Luca Benini
Elizabeth L. Burd
Silvia Ceballos
Yaw-Chung Chen
Cheng-Chung (William) Chu
Thomas M. Conte
Patrick Girard
Luis Kun
Jean-Claude Laprie
Yiorgos Makris
Bruce McMillin
Giorgio Di Natale
Brandi Ortega
Cynthia A. Phillips
Bill Pitts
Andy Chih-Yin Shih
Elena Strange
Mladen Vouk
Feng-Jian Wang
George B. Westrom
Hongji Yang
A plaque is awarded for longstanding member or staff service to the society. This program was initiated in 1996 with a charter membership of 450. Each year the Awards Committee will select additional recipients from a continuing pool of qualified candidates and permanently include their names in the Golden Core Member master list.
A Golden Core candidate must have received one of the following:
• Meritorious Service Certificate
• Outstanding Contribution Certificate
• Distinguished Service Certificate
• Richard E. Merwin Award
• Harry Hayman Award
or must have served in one of the following capacities:
• Staff member with five years tenure
• Board of Governors members
• Executive Committee member
• President
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