Grace A. Lewis
2022 Vice President, Technical & Conference Activities
2022 Executive Committee
2020-2022 Board of Governors


Grace Lewis is a Principal Researcher at the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI). She is a Principal Investigator for the High-Assurance Software-Defined IoT Security project that is developing a software-defined IoT infrastructure that enables the integration of IoT devices into systems, regardless of provenance. She is also the lead for the Tactical Technologies Group (TTG) initiative that focuses on developing technologies that support personnel operating in tactical environments. Her current interests and projects are in IoT security, edge computing, software architecture, and technology evaluation. Grace is an IEEE Senior Member, the Treasurer of the IEEE Computer Society Technical & Conference Activities Board (T&C) Executive Committee, and the Executive Vice-Chair for the IEEE Computer Society Technical Council on Software Engineering (TCSE). As a Member-at-Large of the IEEE CS T&C Executive Committee she led an ad-hoc committee on ethics, diversity and inclusion (EDI). The resulting EDI statement, and an associated code of conduct, have been propagated to all TCs and conference organization committees. She also led an ad-hoc committee on identifying activities to increase industry engagement in academic conferences (results are published as guidance for conference organizers). As a re-appointed Treasurer for IEEE CS T&C she is working with IEEE Computer Society Staff to improve the budgeting process for TCs, and creating data visualizations that better reflect the financial health of the TCs. In addition, she is a Member of the Executive Committee for the Carnegie Mellon University Master of Software Engineering and an ABET Program Evaluator in the Computing Accreditation Commission. Grace holds a B.Sc. in Software Systems Engineering and a Post-Graduate Specialization in Business Administration from Icesi University in Cali, Colombia; a Master in Software Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University; and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

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