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January 2016

IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is pleased to announce upcoming events and opportunities:

International Leadership Conference - Registration Open

Nominations are due 31 January annually for the IEEE Technical Field Awards (TFAs). IEEE TFAs are awarded for contributions or leadership in a specific field of interest of the IEEE and are among the highest awards presented on behalf of the IEEE Board of Directors.

All IEEE members are encouraged to submit a nomination for a worthy candidate within their technical fields.

All Section officers and Chapter/Affinity Group chairs will be contacted with a reminder that the following annual reports are required to be eligible for a rebate:

Each year, the IEEE Board of Directors confers the grade of Fellow on up to one-tenth of one percent of the members. To qualify for consideration, an individual must have been a Member, normally for five years or more, and a Senior Member at the time for nomination to Fellow. The grade of Fellow recognizes unusual distinction in IEEE’s designated fields.

The Signal Processing Society congratulates the following SPS members who were recognized with the grade of Fellow as of 1 January 2016:

The IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) invites nominations for the position of Editor-in-Chief for the following journal: IEEE Signal Processing Letters (SPL) for a 3-year term starting 1 January 2017.

Nominations should be submitted to Thrasos Pappas, SPS Vice President-Publications, via pappas@eecs.northwestern.edu by 16 March 2016. Nominations must include:

In 2016, ICIP will for the first time feature a Visual Innovation Award. This Award was created to recognize pioneers of transformative technologies and business models in areas within the technical scope of IEEE ICIP. The Award showcases innovations that have had great impact on human experiences with technology or are anticipated to do so in the near future.

Post-doc position in signal processing at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Position description: The department of Electrical Engineering at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology invites researchers for a postdoctoral position in the area of signal processing. The selected candidate will work in collaboration with Prof. Yonina Eldar at the SAMPL lab.

The IEEE Biometrics Council reports on a cloud-based multi-biometric service, the development of the iris recognition market and biometric transactions with Apple Pay


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