IEEE Computer Society New Class of Senior Members

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 5 years of significant performance. The IEEE Computer Society would like to congratulate the following members who were recently elevated to the grade of Senior Member.

For more information on member grade elevations click here. The next Senior Member review panel will meet on 13 April 2019 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA.

Meet the newest IEEE Computer Society’s newest Senior Members. Continue…


South Africa Chapter Hosts ICTAS 2019: Information Communication Technology and Society

By Richard Millham, Durban University of Technology DUT, South Africa, and Zoran Bojkovic, University of Belgrade, Engineering Academy of Serbia


The third ICTAS 2019 Conference took place on 6–8 March 2019 in Durban, South Africa, where more than 90 delegates, representing academia, research institutes, and industry attended the event.

Both international and national organizations participated in the conference, which provided a venue for electrical and electronic engineers to exchange ideas, share their latest research contributions, network with their peers, gain continuing education opportunities, and most importantly, learn about the innovations and solutions to issues affecting human well-being. Continue…

2018 Lance Stafford Larson Student Writing Award Winners

With more than 30 papers entered this year, the Lance Stafford Larson Student Writing Award committee chose first through third place winners for both undergraduate and graduate students. The papers were judged on technical content, writing skill, and overall presentation. The award was open to all IEEE student members, and the papers, which covered computer-related subjects and were presented at a computer-related conferences or in publications, could be no longer than 20 pages.

Here are the 2018 winners. Continue…