IEEE Computer Society Members Elevated to Fellow for 2018

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LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 11 December 2017 – Fifty-seven IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) members and 15 IEEE members evaluated by the IEEE-CS Fellow Evaluation Committee will be elevated to IEEE Fellow grade in 2018. The grade of Fellow recognizes unusual distinction in the profession.

The IEEE Board of Directors elevated 296 members to Fellow status for 2018, compared with 299 for 2017. IEEE-CS members and associates recommended for Fellow status in 2018 include:

  • Anastasia Ailamaki — EPFL-École polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
  • Walid Aref—Purdue University
  • Kohtaro Asai —Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
  • Marco Caccamo— University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Linda Camp—Indiana State University
  • Yiran Chen—Duke University
  • Yiu-Ming Cheung—Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Gary Christensen—University of Iowa
  • Thomas Coughlin—Coughlin Associates, Inc.
  • Ewa Deelman—University of Southern California
  • Alan Edelman—Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Lieven Eeckhout—Ghent University
  • Steven Feiner—Columbia University
  • Pascal Frossard—EPFL-École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
  • Kevin Fu—University of Michigan
  • Thomas Furness—University of Washington
  • Mounir Ghogho—Université Internationale de Rabat
  • Yihong Gong—Xi’an Jiaotong University
  • Minyi Guo—Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Haibo He—University of Rhode Island
  • Tian He—University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
  • Pan Hui—Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
  • Brad Hutchings—Brigham Young University-Provo
  • Somesh Jha—University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Jiaya Jia—Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Lynette Jones—Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • George Karypis—University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • Angelos Keromytis—Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • Roberta Klatzky—Carnegie Mellon University
  • Xenofon Koutsoukos—Vanderbilt University
  • D. Richard Kuhn—US National Institute of Standards & Technology
  • Susan Land—US Department of Defense
  • Tao Li—Univeristy of Florida
  • Qun Li—College of William & Mary
  • Jiao Li-cheng—Xidian University
  • Zhouchen Lin—Pekin University
  • Giuseppe Lipari—Scuola Superiore Sant Anna
  • Jie Liu—Microsoft Research
  • Deepankar Medhi—University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Russell Meier—Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Tommaso Melodia—Northeastern University
  • Abraham Mendelson—Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
  • Konstantina Nikita—National Technical University of Athens
  • Hidetoshi Onodera—Kyoto University
  • Jignesh Patel—University of Wisconsin
  • Joseph Pawlowski—Micron Technology, Inc.
  • Konstantinos Psounis—University of Southern California
  • Hairong Qi—University of Tennessee
  • Bjoern Schuller—University of Passau
  • Assaf Schuster—Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
  • Andrew Senior—Google Research
  • Sanjit Seshia—University of California-Berkeley
  • Jiwu Shu—Tsinghua University
  • Yan Solihin—North Carolina State University
  • Salvatore Stolfo—Columbia University
  • Peter Stone—University of Texas- Austin
  • David Stork—Rambus
  • Rahul Sukthankar—Google, Inc.
  • Mark Tehranipoor—University of Florida
  • Juergen Teich—University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • Yingli Tian—City College of NY-SUNY
  • John Tsotsos—York University
  • Giovanni Vigna—University of California – Santa Barbara
  • Haixun Wang—Google Research
  • Li-C Wang—University of California- Santa Barbara
  • Mark Weiss—Florida International University
  • Laurie Williams—North Carolina State University
  • Rebecca Wright—Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Tao Xie—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Yanyong Zhang—Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Lei Zhang—Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Xiaofang Zhou—University of Queensland

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.

View more information about the IEEE Fellow Program.

View past Computer Society Fellow Class lists.

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.