History Committee
Learn more about the History Committee and its mission.

The History Committee assists IEEE Computer Society, IEEE, national and international organizations to preserve and document the history of computing, with particular attention to the history of the IEEE Computer Society.

The committee collects and maintains basic quantitative data on the IEEE Computer Society’s efforts; publishes and encourages articles dealing with the historical aspects of the IEEE Computer Society, and manages the IEEE Computer Society archives. The committee maintains liaisons with national and international organizations including the IEEE History Committee, the IEEE History Center, and the IEEE Computer Society Awards Committee.

The History Committee chair is appointed by the president. The chair appoints committee members to provide liaison with IEEE Computer Society, IEEE, national, and international history of computing organizations. The Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing is an ex officio member of the History Committee.

Questions?  Contact the History Committee

2022 History Committee


  • TBD


  • Pennington Ahlstrand, Computer History Museum
  • Gerard Alberts, Universiteit van Amsterdam
  • David Brock, Computer History Museum
  • James Cortada, Charles Babbage Institute
  • Helena Durnova, Masaryk University
  • Jonathan Grudin, Microsoft Education
  • Unmil Karadkar, Karl Franzen Universität, Graz
  • Peggy Kidwell, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
  • Chigusa Kita, Kyoto University
  • David Lomet, Microsoft, retired
  • Alex Magoun, IEEE History Center
  • Petri Paju, University of Turku
  • Bozenna Pasik-Duncan, University of Kansas
  • Honghong Tinn, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
  • Aristotle Tympas, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • Roli Varma, University of New Mexico

Ex Officio:

  • Gerardo con Diaz, University of California Davis and Annals of the History of Computing
  • Anne Marie Kelly, IEEE Computer Society*
  • William Gropp, IEEE Computer Society President



Updated 3/1/22