Jean-Luc Gaudiot selected 2016 President-Elect (2017 President)
Jean-Luc Gaudiot has been an active member of the IEEE Computer Society since he joined as a student member in 1973. Over the years, he has demonstrated his leadership in roles such as program committee chair or (co-) general chair of ISCA, HPCA, and PACT; editor in chief of IEEE Transactions on Computers; founding editor of IEEE Computer Architecture Letters; and vice president of Educational Activities (2013) and Publications (2014–2015). These have given him a unique perspective, both broad and in depth, of the Computer Society, its structure, its needs and potential, and its international role.
He is professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of California, Irvine, and was department chair for 6 years. His research interests include programmability and design of multiprocessors. He has published over 250 peer reviewed papers. His research has been sponsored by NSF, DOE, DARPA, and several companies.
He is a Fellow of IEEE (1999) and AAAS (2007), and an IEEE Computer Society Golden Core member (2003). He earned his PhD in computer science from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1982.
David Ebert selected 2016 1st Vice President
David S. Ebert has been actively engaged in Computer Society (CS) Board of Governors, conferences, technical committee, and publication activities for over 10 years. He has been treasurer, second vice president, and secretary of the Board of Governor’s Executive Committee, associate editor in chief and editor in chief for IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, and an Computer Graphics associate editor for IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications. Ebert has served as a CS Publications Board member, CS Integrity Chair, Visualization and Graphics Technical Committee Executive Committee member, and an ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee member. He has been conference co-chair, program co-chair, and papers co-chair of nine Society-cosponsored conferences and led the IEEE Visualization and Analytics Science and Technology conference advisory board.
Ebert is the Silicon Valley Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University and director of the Visual Analytics for Command Control and Interoperability Center, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence. He has a PhD in computer science from The Ohio State University and performs research in visualization, visual analytics, and computer graphics. Ebert is an IEEE Fellow and received the Golden Core Award and Meritorious Service Award for his Computer Society activities.
Nita Patel selected 2016 2nd Vice President
Nita Patel, PE, serves on the Computer Society Board of Governors, chairing the engagement ad-hoc, Women in Computing Summit, and CS MGA outreach committee. She is on the Eta Kappa Nu Board of Governors. Patel chairs the IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference, which she launched in 2014 during her tenure as WIE chair. She served as 2010–12 IEEE-USA VP of Communications & Public Awareness and launched the digital IEEE-USA in Action newsletter.
Elected Board of Governors Members
2016-2018 Board of GovernorsAnn DeMarle is Associate Dean, directing Champlain College’s Emergent Media Center, MakerLab, and Emergent Media MFA and MS programs, which has a presence in Shanghai. She founded the college’s degrees in multimedia and game development (ranked 15th nationally). Read more
2016-2018 Board of GovernorsFred Douglis has a PhD in computer science from UC Berkeley. He has worked in industrial applied research throughout his career, including Matsushita, AT&T, IBM, and currently EMC. He was a visiting professor at VU Amsterdam and Princeton University. Read more
2016-2018 Board of GovernorsVladimir Getov is a professor of distributed and high-performance computing, research group leader, and postgraduate program director at the University of Westminster, UK. His career spans both industrial research and academia. Read more
2016-2018 Board of GovernorsBruce McMillin received a PhD in computer science in 1988 from Michigan State University and a BS degree in electrical and computer engineering from Michigan Technological University. He is a Senior Member and a Golden Core awardee of the Computer Society. Read more
2016-2018 Board of GovernorsCecilia Metra is full professor at the University of Bologna, Italy, where she has been working since 1991, and where she received a PhD in electronic engineering and computer science. Read more
2016-2018 Board of GovernorsKunio Uchiyama, chief scientist of Hitachi, Ltd., received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. He has worked for the Central Research Laboratory of Hitachi since 1978 on design automation, mainframe computers, microprocessors, multicore processors, and their applications. Read more
2016-2018 Board of GovernorsI received a PhD in computer engineering from Politecnico di Milano, where I am currently an associate professor. My research focuses on systems security, and I have published over 50 peer-reviewed papers. I am a regularly invited speaker at international events, including the popular Black Hat Briefings. Read more