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IEEE SPS 2019 President-Elect, Members-at-Large, and Regional Directors-at-Large Election Results

Rabab K. Ward

SPS Past President and Chair, Nominations and Appointments Committee

 

 

 

President-Elect Election Results:
Beginning this year, all eligible IEEE Signal Processing Society Members were able to cast their vote for the next IEEE Signal Processing Society President-Elect. The President-Elect will sit on the IEEE Signal Processing Society Board of Governors beginning 1 January 2020 and will serve until 31 December 2021, when they will be elevated to Society President. The next President-Elect is:
 

Athina P. Petropulu
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

 

 

 

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 2020 and will serve until 31 December 2022. Eight candidates competed for the three Member-at-Large positions. These successful candidates represent a broad spectrum of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. The new Members-at-Large are:

Pascale Fung
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Patrick A. Naylor
Imperial College London

Roxana Saint-Nom
Eurocase

 

Dr. Athina P. Petropulu, current IEEE Signal Processing Member-at-Large, will be vacating her Member-at-Large seat in order to serve as the Signal Processing Society President-Elect. The new Member-at-Large to fill her seat beginning 1 January 2020 and ending 31 December 2020 is:

Marc Moonen
KU Leuven

 

 

 

Completing their terms as Members-at-Large on 31 December 2019 are: Abeer A.H. Alwan, University of California, Los Angeles; Antonio Ortega, University of Southern California; and Béatrice Pesquet-Popescu, Thales Group. 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 2020 and will serve until 31 December 2021. 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:

Charles Casimiro Cavalcante
Universidade Federal do Ceará (Regions 7&9)

Wing-Kin Ma
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Region 10)

Completing their terms as Regional Directors-at-Large on 31 December 2019 are: Eduardo A.B. da Silva, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro for Regions 7&9 and K.V.S. Hari, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore for Region 10.

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