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Candidates Approved for the 2023 IEEE Computer Society Election

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., June 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The IEEE Computer Society (IEEE CS) Board of Governors has approved the slate of candidates for the IEEE CS 2023 election:

Voting for IEEE CS president-elect, first and second vice presidents, and Board of Governors members will begin on Monday, 7 August, and end on Monday, 11 September 2023 at 12:00 PM EDT USA/16:00 UTC.

All members will receive a broadcast email message with voting instructions to access their web ballot package information. Members in all regions can vote online at the IEEE CS election site. For replacement ballots or to request a paper ballot, call +1-732-562-3904 or email

Only IEEE CS members without an email address in their member record, or those who have opted out of IEEE email communications, will receive a paper ballot package. Those who receive paper ballots should return them by mail using the business reply envelope provided, or to IEEE Technical Activities, Attn: SGA, 445 Hoes Lane, PO Box 1331, Piscataway, NJ 08855-1331, USA.

Officers are elected to one-year terms and Board members to three-year terms, each beginning 1 January 2024. Candidate bios and position statements will be published in the August issue of Computer magazine, which is distributed to all IEEE CS members.

The Nominations Committee's recommended nominees for 2024 officers and the 2024-2026 Board of Governors are as follows (in alphabetical order):

2024 President-elect (2025 President) Nominees

  • Mike Hinchey – University of Limerick
  • Hironori Washizaki – Waseda University 

2024 First Vice President Nominees

  • Grace A. Lewis – Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute 
  • Cyril Onwubiko – Pearson Plc

2024 Second Vice President Nominees

  • Nils Aschenbruck – Osnabrueck University, Germany
  • Shashikant Patil – Vishwaniketan Institute of Management Entrepreneurship and Engineering Technology

The first and second vice presidents serve as franchised members of the Executive Committee, Board of Governors, and Planning Committee. The vice presidents may execute a portfolio as assigned by the president and provide counsel and assistance to the president and other volunteer leaders. In the event that the president and president-elect cannot serve, the line of succession falls to the first vice president, then to the second vice president.

Candidates for 2024-2026 terms for the IEEE CS Board of Governors:

  • Megha Ben – Siemens
  • Terry BenzelUniversity of Southern California Information Sciences Institute
  • Maiga Chang – Athabasca University, Canada 
  • Mrinal Karvir – Intel
  • Ramalatha Marimuthu – Iexplore Foundation for Sustainable Development
  • Irene Pazos Viana – Senior Information Technology Independent Consultant
  • George Proeller – Independent Security Consultant
  • Andreas Reinhardt – Technical University of Clausthal, Germany
  • Riri Fitri Sari – University of Indonesia
  • Andrew SeelyUniversity of Maryland Global Campus
  • Celia ShahnazBangladesh University of Engineering & Technology 
  • Deborah SilverRutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Fei Su – Intel Corporation 
  • Anthony WassermanUniversity of California, Berkeley
  • Yoshiko Yasuda – Hitachi, Ltd. 

The Board of Governors is responsible for providing policy-level guidance to all organizational entities within the Computer Society. Members may vote for up to six for the Board of Governors position.

All professional and graduate student IEEE CS members on record as of 1 June 2023 are eligible to vote in this year's IEEE CS election. (Undergraduate student members do not hold voting rights.) Ballots must be returned no later than 12:00 p.m. EDT USA/16:00 UTC on Monday, 11 September 2023. Results will be announced in Computer magazine's December issue and online.

About the IEEE Computer Society

The IEEE Computer Society is the world's home for computer science, engineering, and technology. A global leader in providing access to computer science research, analysis, and information, the IEEE Computer Society offers a comprehensive array of unmatched products, services, and opportunities for individuals at all stages of their professional careers. Known as the premier organization that empowers the people who drive technology, the IEEE Computer Society offers international conferences, peer-reviewed publications, a unique digital library, and training programs.

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