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Call for Nominations: Awards Board Chair

The IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) invites nominations for the position of Awards Board Chair. The term for the Awards Board Chair position will be three years (1 January 2014-31 December 2016).

The Awards Board Chair is a non-voting member of the Society’s Board of Governors, chairs the Society’s Awards Board and acts as a as liaison to the Board of Governors for all award, fellow and distinguished lecturer activities. The duties of the Awards Board Chair include the oversight of Society award activities and Distinguished Lecturer nominations; presentation of Society awards at the Society’s annual Awards Ceremony usually held in conjunction with ICASSP; solicitation of nominations for IEEE Technical Field Awards, Best Paper Awards, Major Medals, or other awards given by IEEE or any of its organizational units in the areas of signal processing; solicitation of nominations for awards in the area of signal processing given by non-IEEE entities; solicitation of SPS Senior Members as candidates for nomination to IEEE Fellow grade; drafting strategic and long-term plans regarding the Society’s awards activities for recommendation to the Board of Governors; assisting in the creation of the TAB Five-Year Society Review document; and representing the Society at IEEE meetings or meetings of other organizations on award matters or as requested by the Society’s President or Board.

NOTE: The Awards Board Chair must be an IEEE Fellow and must have received one or more major Society awards, which excludes the paper awards. The profile of the Awards Board Chair should bring positive attention to the awards program.

Please send your nominations to Theresa Argiropoulos, SPS Senior Manager, Operations, via or fax to 732-235-1627. Nominations must include the following information:

  • Name of Candidate:
  • Candidate Contact Information: (address, phone, fax, e-mail)
  • Brief Background of the Individual (no more than 100 words, please)
  • Information About Current SP, IEEE, or Other Society
  • Volunteer Activities.

Nominations must be received no later than 1 March 2013.

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