Roger Fujii Voted 2015 IEEE Computer Society President-Elect
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 8 October 2014 – IEEE Division VIII Director Roger Fujii, President of Fujii Systems and formerly Vice President of Northrop Grumman's Network Communications Division, has been voted IEEE Computer Society 2015 President-Elect.
Fujii, who will serve as 2016 President, garnered 3,367 votes, compared with 2,962 cast for Hironori Kasahara, a professor of computer engineering at Waseda University in Tokyo and member of the IEEE-CS Board of Governors. The president oversees IEEE-CS programs and operations and is a nonvoting member of most IEEE-CS program boards and committees. Of the 6,728 ballots cast with a 12.66 percent turnout, 6,604 were submitted online and 125 by mail.
- Alfredo Benso, a computer engineering professor at the Politecnico di Torino in Italy (3,305 votes);
- Gregory T. Byrd, a professor at North Carolina State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (3,334 votes)
- Ming C. Lin, the John R. & Louise S. Parker Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (3,418 votes)
- Fabrizio Lombardi, ITC Endowed Chair in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Northeastern University (2,985 votes)
- David Lomet, a principal researcher managing the Microsoft Research Database Group at Microsoft Research (3,476 votes)
- Hausi A. Müller, Founder of the Bachelor of Software Engineering degree program at University of Victoria, Canada (2,925 votes)
- Forrest Shull, assistant director for Empirical Research at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute (SEI) (3,061 votes)
- Vladimir Getov, a professor of distributed and high-performance computing at the University of Westminster, London (2,627 votes)
- Francisco R. Martinez, founder and CEO of Sistemas Azteca S.A. (2,672 votes)
- Arnold Pears, leader of the UpCERG research group in Computing and Engineering Education at Uppsala University, Sweden (2,557 votes)
- Jie Wu, Chair and Laura H. Carnell Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Temple University, (2,385 votes) 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 (2,676 votes)
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