IEEE Computer Society Election Opens on 4 August
- Alfredo Benso, a computer engineering professor at the Politecnico di Torino in Italy
- Gregory T. Byrd, a professor at North Carolina State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Vladimir Getov, a professor of distributed and high-performance computing at the University of Westminster, London
- Ming C. Lin, the John R. & Louise S. Parker Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Fabrizio Lombardi, ITC Endowed Chair in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Northeastern University
- David Lomet, a principal researcher managing the Microsoft Research Database Group at Microsoft Research
- Francisco R. Martinez, founder and CEO of Sistemas Azteca S.A.
- Hausi A. Müller, Founder of the Bachelor of Software Engineering degree program at University of Victoria, Canada
- Arnold Pears, leader of the UpCERG research group in Computing and Engineering Education at Uppsala University, Sweden
- Forrest Shull, assistant director for Empirical Research at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute (SEI)
- Jie Wu, Chair and Laura H. Carnell Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Temple University, and
- Albert Y. Zomaya, the Chair Professor of High Performance Computing & Networking and Australian Research Council Professorial Fellow in the School of Information Technologies, The University of Sydney.
- Ballots must be returned no later than 12:00 noon EDT on Monday, 6 October 2014. Results will be announced in Computer's December issue.
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