Hironori Kasahara selected 2017 President-Elect (2018 President)
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.
David Lomet selected 2017 1st Vice President
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).
Gregory T. Byrd selected 2017 2nd Vice President
Elected Board of Governors Members
2017-2019 Board of GovernorsSaurabh 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
2017-2019 Board of GovernorsLeila 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 S. Ebert
2017-2019 Board of GovernorsDavid S. Ebert has been actively engaged in CS Board of Governors, conferences, technical committees, and publications activities for over 10 years. Read more
Jill I. Gostin
2017-2019 Board of GovernorsJill 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
2017-2019 Board of GovernorsWilliam 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
2017-2019 Board of GovernorsSumi 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
2017-2019 Board of GovernorsAvi 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