Candidates Approved for 2012 IEEE-CS Election
- Ann DeMarle, associate professor and director of Champlain College's Emergent Media Center and MFA program, and member at large of the Technical and Conference Activities Board
- Jean-Luc Gaudiot, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at University of California, Irvine, and Board of Governors member;
- Harold Javid, director of Microsoft's Americas/Australia/New Zealand Regional Program, and chair of the Computer Society Industry Advisory Board;
- Ronald G. Jensen, 2011 President of IEEE-USA and IBM chief engineering manager (retired);
- Phillip Laplante, professor of software engineering at Penn State University, and former Board of Governors member;
- Simon Liu, director of the US National Agriculture Laboratory and editor in chief of IT Professional;
- Xun Luo, a senior research engineer at Qualcomm, and vice chair of the Member and Geographic Activities Board;
- Cecilia Metra, a professor at Università di Bologna and associate editor in chief of IEEE Transactions on Computers;
- Nita Patel, systems and software engineering manager at L-3 Warrior Systems, Insight Technology, and secretary/finance vice chair of the Member and Geographic Activities Board;
- William (Bill) Pitts, a Board of Governors member, and vice chair of the Technical and Conference Activities Board;
- Sattupathu V. Sankaran, Vice President of Member and Geographic Activities and a consultant with SAP Labs;
- Diomidis Spinellis, a professor at Athens University of Economics and Business and IEEE Software Tools of the Trade author; and
- Stefano Zanero, assistant professor at Politecnico di Milano University in Italy, director of the Information Systems Security Association, and Region 8 coordinator for the Member Development Committee.
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