2016 IEEE Computer Society Election Results


Posted 29 September 2016

Hironori Kasahara selected 2017 President-Elect (2018 President)

Hironori Kasahara

Hironori Kasahara has served as a chair or member of 225 society and government committees, including a member of the CS Board of Governors; chair of CS Multicore STC and CS Japan chapter; associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Computers; vice PC chair of the 1996 ENIAC 50th Anniversary International Conference on Supercomputing; general chair of LCPC; PC member of SC, PACT, PPoPP, and ASPLOS; board member of IEEE Tokyo section; and member of the Earth Simulator committee.

 
He received a PhD in 1985 from Waseda University, Tokyo, joined its faculty in 1986, and has been a professor of computer science since 1997 and a director of the Advanced Multicore Research Institute since 2004. He was a visiting scholar at University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign’s Center for Supercomputing R&D.
 
Kasahara received the CS Golden Core Member Award, IFAC World Congress Young Author Prize, IPSJ Fellow and Sakai Special Research Award, and the Japanese Minister’s Science and Technology Prize. He led Japanese national projects on parallelizing compilers and embedded multicores, and has presented 210 papers, 132 invited talks, and 27 patents. His research has appeared in 520 newspaper and Web articles.

 

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David Lomet selected 2017 1st Vice President

David Lomet

David Lomet founded the Database Group at Microsoft Research Redmond, and has worked at DEC, Wang Institute, and IBM. His career spans industrial research, academia, and product development. He received a PhD in computer science from the University of Pennsylvania. 

Lomet has worked in architecture, languages, and systems. His primary focus is database systems. He is an inventor of transactions while on sabbatical at Newcastle-on-Tyne. He has authored more than 120 papers (http://dblp .uni-trier.de/pers/hd/l/Lomet:David_B=) with two SIGMOD best papers, and holds 58 patents. His recent Microsoft product impact includes the Bw-tree, used in both DocumentDB (www.vldb.org/pvldb/vol8/p1668-shukla.pdf) and SQL Server’s Hekaton main memory DBMS (www.vldb.org/pvldb/vol6/p1178-lomet.pdf).

Lomet is on the CS Board of Governors and the T&C Board, served as ICDE PC and conference co-chairs, was chair of the TC on Data Engineering, and was an ICDE Steering Committee member. He received Computer Society Outstanding Contribution and SIGMOD Contributions Awards for serving as editor in chief of the IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin for 25 years (http://tab.computer.org/tcde/bull_about.html). He served as VLDB PC co-chair, on the VLDB board, and as an editor of ACM TODS and VLDB Journal. He is a CS Golden Core member and a Fellow of IEEE, ACM, and AAAS.
 

Gregory T. Byrd selected 2017 2nd Vice President

Gregory Byrd

Gregory T. Byrd is a professor and associate head in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE Computer Society, a member of the CS Board of Governors (2015–2017), and a member-at-large of the Publications Board (2012–2016). As 2016 CS secretary, he serves on the Executive Committee and also is involved with coordination of CS participation in IEEE new initiatives. He is a member of the Computer editorial board, as an area editor (2013–present) and column editor of the Student Design Showcase column (since 2015).
 
Byrd’s research is primarily in the area of parallel computer architecture. He received a PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford University. Prior to joining NC State, Byrd worked at Celotek, MCNC, NC Supercomputing Center, and Digital Equipment Corp. He has been general chair and program chair of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Design, and has served on program committees of several IEEE conferences and journals. Byrd received an Outstanding Teacher Award at NC State (2012) and the IEEE CS Golden Core Award (2016).
 

Elected Board of Governors Members

Saurabh Bagch

Saurabh Bagchi

2017-2019 Board of Governors

Saurabh Bagchi is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Purdue University. He received a PhD in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.   Read more

 

Leila De Floriani

Leila De Floriani

2017-2019 Board of Governors

Leila De Floriani is a professor of computer science at the University of Genova, Italy, where, for the past eight years, she served as the director of the PhD program in computer science.  Read more

 

David Ebert

David S. Ebert

2017-2019 Board of Governors

David S. Ebert has been actively engaged in CS Board of Governors, conferences, technical committees, and publications activities for over 10 years.   Read more

 

Jill Gostin

Jill I. Gostin

2017-2019 Board of Governors

Jill Gostin currently serves as a member of the CS Board of Governors and as the CS MGA Board vice chair for Outreach and Geographic Activities.  Read more

 

William Gropp

William Gropp

2017-2019 Board of Governors

William Gropp holds the Thomas M. Siebel Chair in the Department of Computer Science, is director of the Parallel Computing Institute, and is chief scientist of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign Read more

 

Sumi Helal

Sumi Helal

2017-2019 Board of Governors

 Sumi Helal has been actively involved with the CS for more than 25 years. He organized and chaired 26 conferences/workshops, 12 of which were sponsored by the CS.   Read more

 

Avi Mendelson

Avi Mendelson

2017-2019 Board of Governors

Avi Mendelson has a blend of industrial and academic experience in several different areas such as computer architecture, operating systems, power management, reliability, and high-performance computing. Read more