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IEEE SPS 2016 Members-at-Large and Regional Directors-at-Large Election Results

Alex Acero

SPS Past President and Chair,

Nominations and Appointments Committee


Members-at-Large Election Results:

Three new Members-at-Large will take their seats on the Signal Processing Society Board of Governors beginning 1 January 2017 and will serve until 31 December 2019. Nine candidates competed for the three Member-at-Large positions. The successful candidates represent a broad spectrum of the Signal Processing Society. The successful candidates are:

Abeer A.H. Alwan Antonio Ortega Beatrice Pesquet-Popescu
Abeer A. H. Alwan
University of California, Los Angeles
Antonio Ortega
University of Southern California
Beatrice Pesquet-Popescu
Télécom ParisTech

Completing their terms as Members-at-Large on 31 December 2016 are: Geert Leus, Delft University of Technology; Helen Meng, Chinese University of Hong Kong; and .Fernando Pereira, Instituto Superior Tecnico.

The Board of Governors (BoG) is the governing body that oversees the activities of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. The SPS BoG has the responsibility of establishing and implementing policy, and receiving reports from its standing boards and committees. Members-at-Large represent the member view point in the Board decision-making. They typically review, discuss, and act upon a wide range of items affecting the actions, activities, and health of the Society. More information can be found at the IEEE Signal Processing Society website.

Regional Directors-at-Large Election Results:

Two new Regional Directors-at-Large will take their seats on the Signal Processing Society Board of Governors and Membership Board beginning 1 January 2017 and will serve until 31 December 2018. Regional Directors-at-Large promote and foster local activities (such as conferences, meetings, social networking) and encourage new chapter development; represent their regions to the core of SPS; offer advice to improve membership relations, recruiting and service to their regions; guide and work with their corresponding chapters to serve their members; and assist the Vice President-Membership in conducting chapter reviews. The new Regional Directors-at-Large are:

Zhengdao Wang Ana Isabel Pérez-Neira
Zhengdao Wang
(Iowa State University)
Ana Isabel Pérez-Neira (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya)
Region 8


Completing their terms as Regional Directors-at-Large on 31 December 2016 are: Wade Trappe, Rutgers University for Regions 1-6 and Jean-Luc Dugelay, EURECOM for Regional 8.

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