2022 IEEE Computer Society Election Results
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Jyotika Athavale Selected 2023 President-Elect (2024 President)

Jyotika Athavale is a Senior IEEE Member and experienced leader and influencer in emerging technologies and international standardization initiatives. She was awarded the IEEE Computer Society Golden Core Award in 2022. Currently an elected member of the Computer Society Board of Governors and Executive Committee, Jyotika also serves as the 2022 Secretary and Distinguished Visitor of the IEEE Computer Society. She chairs the IEEE P2851 Standard on Functional Safety interoperability.

With over 25 years of industry experience, Jyotika is currently a senior technical leader in automotive functional safety at NVIDIA, and is driving capability development, safety architectures and methodologies, system safety engineering activities and pathfinding for safety critical markets such as autonomous driving and avionics. Prior to NVIDIA, she was Principal Engineer at Intel Corporation where she led functional safety platform architecture for Automotive and Avionics use cases and drove Corporate-wide methodologies for radiation effects modeling and product qualification across market segments.

Jyotika is an active member of the IEEE Computer Society Functional Safety Standards Committee, Design Automation Standards Committee and Diversity and Inclusion Committee. In addition, she represents the Computer Society at the IEEE USA AI Policy Committee, IEEE SA Industry Connection Group on Mobility as a Service (MaaS) related standardization activities, the IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Committee and the IEEE Systems Council. Last year she also served on the IEEE Computer Society Industry Engagement Committee and Audit Committee.

Outside of IEEE, Jyotika is actively influencing several international standardization initiatives on functional safety with ISO, SAE and UL. She also serves on various technical conference committees, has authored patents and many technical publications in IEEE conferences and journals. She received her MS degree in Electrical Engineering in 1996 from Iowa State University. Please visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/jyotika-athavale-460b383 for more information.

Hironori Washizaki Selected 2023 First Vice President

first vice president candidateHironori Washizaki - first vice president candidate

Hironori Washizaki is a Professor and the Associate Dean of the Research Promotion Division at Waseda University in Tokyo, and a Visiting Professor at the National Institute of Informatics. He also works in industry as Outside Directors of SYSTEM INFORMATION and eXmotion.

Hironori currently serves as Vice President for Professional and Educational Activities Board (PEAB) of the IEEE CS (2 years). He has been on CS Board of Governors since 2021. He was awarded Golden Core Member and Distinguished Contributor from IEEE CS. He is leading professional and educational activities, including development of the Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBOK), educational courses, and certification programs. He serves as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing (TETC), Steering Committee Member of the IEEE CSEE&T, and Advisory Committee Member of the IEEE CS COMPSAC. He is a Professional Member of IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu. He has served as the program chair of multiple IEEE conferences, including ICST, CSEE&T, and SIoT/SISA of COMPSAC. He had been the Chair of IEEE CS Japan Chapter.

Hironori’s research interests include systems and software engineering. He received his Ph.D. in information and computer science from Waseda University in 2003. He has published more than 200 research papers in refereed international journals and conferences, including IEEE Computer, IEEE IoT-J, TETC, EMSE, SCICO, ICSE, and ASE. He has led many academia-industry joint research and large-funded projects in software design, reuse, traceability, and quality assurance. Recent achievements include IoT design patterns published in IoT-J 2021 and Machine Learning Design Patterns in Computer 2022. He is leading a professional IoT/AI education project called SmartSE. Since 2015, he has been the Convenor of ISO/IEC/JTC1/SC7/WG20 to standardize bodies of knowledge and certifications, and leading adoptions of CS products SWEBOK and Software Engineering Competency Model (SWECOM) into standards.

Grace A. Lewis Selected 2023 Second Vice President

Grace Lewis - second vice president candidate

Grace Lewis is a Principal Researcher at the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) where she conducts applied research on how software engineering and software architecture principles, practices and tools need to evolve in the face of emerging technologies. She is the principal investigator for the Automating Mismatch Detection and Testing in Machine Learning Systems project that is developing toolsets to support these two activities, in addition to other projects that are advancing the state of the practice in software engineering for machine learning (SE4ML). Grace is also the lead for the Tactical and AI-Enabled Systems (TAS) applied research and development team at the SEI that is creating and transitioning innovative solutions, principles, and best practices for (1) architecting and developing systems to support teams operating at the tactical edge in resource-constrained environments, (2) engineering AI software systems, and (3) using AI/ML at the edge for improved capabilities and mission support. She is currently VP of the IEEE Computer Society Technical & Conference Activities Board (T&C), Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Vice-Chair for the IEEE Computer Society Technical Community on Software Engineering (TCSE), Alternate Representative for IEEE-CS on the ABET CSAB Board of Directors, as well as an ABET Evaluator for Computer Science undergraduate programs. 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.

Elected Board of Governors Members for Terms 2023-2025


Attintas_bog candidateİlkay Altıntaş, San Diego Supercomputer Center
2023-2025 Board of Governors

Dr. İlkay Altıntaş is the Chief Data Science Officer (CDSO) of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) as well as a Founding Faculty Fellow of the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute at the University of California, San Diego. Read İlkay Altıntaş’s position statement and bio




nils selected candidateNils Aschenbruck, Universität Osnabrück
2023-2025 Board of Governors

Nils Aschenbruck is a Full Professor for Computer Science at Osnabrueck University, Germany. His research interests include computer networks, IT security, and scenario modeling. Read Nils Aschenbruck’s position statement and bio





Mike Hinchey selected candidate

Mike Hinchey, University of Limerick
2023-2025 Board of Governors

Mike Hinchey is Chair of IEEE Global Public Policy Committee and IEEE Conduct Review Committee for 2023, as well as Vice Chair of the IEEE Public Visibility Committee.  Read Mike Hinchey’s position statement and bio





Joaquim JorgeJoaquim Jorge, University of Lisbon
2023-2025 Board of Governors

Joaquim Jorge holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY). Read Joaquim Jorge’s position statement and bio





rick kazman selected candidateRick Kazman, University of Hawaii
2023-2025 Board of Governors

 Rick Kazman is a Professor at the University of Hawaii and a Visiting Researcher at the Software Engineering Institute of Carnegie Mellon University.  Read Rick Kazman’s position statement and bio





Carolyn McGregor Selected candidateCarolyn McGregor, Ontario Tech University
2023-2025 Board of Governors

Carolyn McGregor is the Founding Director and Research Chair of the Joint Research Centre in AI for Health and Wellness between Ontario Tech University in Canada and the University of Technology Sydney in Australia.  Read Carolyn McGregor’s position statement and bio


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