Jill I. Gostin has an MS in applied mathematics from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and is a Principal Research Scientist and the Deputy Director of the Information and Communications Laboratory at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). She has served on multiple GTRI and Georgia Tech committees and is currently the Chair of the GTRI Awards Council. She has worked at GTRI since 1985, where her recent work has focused on algorithm assessment and software test and evaluation. She has authored or co-authored numerous technical papers, and won awards for Outstanding Performance in Research, Outstanding Paper, and Outstanding Volunteer. She has managed large programs related to radar software development and testing, was instrumental in creating an acoustic environment simulation, and has successfully developed fractal geometry applications. Full bio at http://jgostin.wordpress.com/.
Ms. Gostin currently serves as the Computer Society Representative to the Sensors Council, the Region 3 Awards and Recognitions Chair, on the IEEE USA Awards Committee, and on the MGA Geographic Unit Operations Support Committee. She serves on the Nominations Committee and as the MGAB Vice Chair of Member Engagement for the Computer Society and on the Finance Committee, the Member Society Relations Committee, and the Distinguished Lecturer Program Committee for the Sensors Council. She is the past chair of both the IEEE Atlanta Section and the IEEE Atlanta Computer Society Chapter, and has served as the Section Treasurer, Vice Chair, Student Branch Coordinator, and Membership Development Chair. She was Tutorials Chair for IEEE's SoutheastCon 2009, Administrative Chair for IEEE AESS's RadarCon 2012, and General Chair for the Atlanta IEEE Metro Area Workshop 2013. She also is Project Lead for the Region 3 Volunteer Integration Process project. She is a member of the Computer Society, the Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society, and Women in Engineering.