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By Michael Martinez
Forrest Shull, assistant director for empirical research at Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and current First Vice President of the IEEE Computer Society, was elected as the society’s 2020 President-Elect and the 2021 President. Shull will serve as the 2021 President for a one-year term beginning January 2021. He is an…
By Lori Cameron
Computer Society senior member Andre Gradvohl of the University of Campinas, Brazil Ministry of Education and São Paulo State Council of Education talks connected homes.
By Michael Martinez
Providing new opportunities for diversity and inclusiveness (in gender, age, geographical location and affiliation) is one of the main 2019 goals of the IEEE Computer Society. To achieve it, the IEEE Computer Society is providing financial support for conference attendance to deserving early-career women in computing. The travel grants are available for several 2019 IEEE…
2 August 2019 — Clarivate Analytics has released the 2018 Journal Citation Reports (JCR), and several IEEE Computer Society titles’ impact factors have increased significantly. In fact, the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI)’s impact factor jumped by 87.5 percent from 9.455 in 2017 to 17.73 in 2018, giving…
By Lori Cameron
Fernando Corbató, whose work on computer time-sharing in the 1960s helped pave the way for the personal computer, as well as the computer password, died July 12 at a nursing home in Newburyport, Massachusetts. He was 93.
By Lori Cameron
Kuo is a world-renowned technical leader in multimedia computing technologies, systems, and applications with an enduring impact on both academic and industry realms in the last three decades. We asked Kuo about his win and the future of multimedia tech.
The IEEE member grade of Senior Member is the highest for which application may be made. For admission or transfer to the grade of Senior Member, a candidate shall be an engineer, scientist, educator, technical executive, or originator in IEEE-designated fields for a total of 10 years and have demonstrated…
By Lori Cameron
Raymond E. "Ray" Miller, a well-known and respected professor emeritus at the University of Maryland who was a Fellow of the IEEE, ACM, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), died on Thursday, June 5, at the age of 90.
By Lori Cameron
Raul Colcher of Questera Consulting and the Military Engineering Institute in Rio de Janeiro is back in the news with insights on connected cars and homes, briefly explaining some of the latest technology designed to improve performance, protect privacy, and secure data:
The IEEE Computer Society Richard E Merwin Student Scholarship is one of the most prestigious recognitions available for graduate students, and those in the final two years of an undergraduate program in electrical or computer engineering, computer science, or a well-defined computer related field of engineering. Aravindhan Anbazhagan offers five tips on winning it.
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Michael Martinez, the editor of the Computer Society's Computer.Org website and its social media, has covered technology as well as global events while on the staff at CNN, Tribune Co. (based at the Los Angeles Times), and the Washington Post.
Lori Cameron is a Senior Writer for the IEEE Computer Society and currently writes regular features for Computer magazine, Computing Edge, and the Computing Now and Magazine Roundup websites. For over 20 years, she has been a professor of writing and literature at DeVry University, Long Beach, as well as a free-lance technical writer. Lori received a master of arts in English from the California State Polytechnic University in 1992, and a bachelor of arts in writing from Indiana Wesleyan University in 1988.
Scott Lavine is the membership development manager for the IEEE Computer Society, working on membership recruitment, retention, and member engagement. Previously he worked at SHAPE America for two years marketing the organization’s programs, products, and services and before that worked at a boutique ad agency in the DC area with a niche in residential real estate working solely with regional builders and developers as a project manager. In 2006, Scott received a bachelor of science in Business Administration while majoring in marketing from the University of Pittsburgh. He also received a certificate in digital marketing from the Georgetown University of Continuing Studies in 2018.

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