IEEE SPS 2017 Members-at-Large and Regional Directors-at-Large Election Results

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IEEE SPS 2017 Members-at-Large and Regional Directors-at-Large Election Results

Alex Acero
 

 

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 IEEE Signal Processing Society Board of Governors beginning 1 January 2018 and will serve until 31 December 2020. Nine candidates competed for the three Member-at-Large positions. The successful candidates represent a broad spectrum of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. The successful candidates are:

 

Shoji Makino

 

 

 

 

 

Shoji Makino, University of Tsukuba

Athina Petropulu

Athina P. Petropulu, Rutgers University

 

 

 

 

 

Paris Smaragdis, University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign

Completing their terms as Members-at-Large on 31 December 2017 are: Maria Sabrina Greco, University of Pisa; Steve Young, University of Cambridge; and Abdelhak Zoubir, Darmstadt University of Technology. 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 2018 and will serve until 31 December 2019. 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:

 

Eduardo Da Silva

Eduardo A.B. Da Silva,
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
for Regions 7 & 9

K. V. S. Hari
K.V.S Hari, Indian Institute of Science
for Region 10

 

Completing their terms as Regional Directors-at-Large on 31 December 2017 are: Paulo S. R. Diniz, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - COPPE for Regions 7 &9 and Hitoshi Kiya, Tokyo Metropolitan University for Region 10.

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