IEEE Computer Society Members Elevated to Fellow for 2018

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.
For more information about the IEEE Fellow Program, visit
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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.

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