IEEE Computer Society Announces New Executive Director Melissa Russell

We are pleased to announce that Melissa Russell has been named IEEE Computer Society Executive Director. Melissa comes to us from the Optical Society (OSA) in Washington, DC.

As the Computer Society’s most senior staff member, Melissa will lead the executive team and will be responsible for managing our board of directors and volunteer groups to continue the progress of the Society’s extensive membership, international conferences, publications, standards, and training programs. Continue…

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Need Help on Your Scholarship Application? Check out the Scholarship Outreach Initiative

This article was based on a report written by Anamitra Sarma (Content Co-Lead, IEEE CS India SAC)

For all of you who are applying to the Spring Richard E. Merwin Scholarship (REM) at the end of this month, help stands at the ready.

In 2017, a group of volunteers from IEEE CS Compute created the Scholarship Outreach Initiative to educate IEEE Computer Society members about the scholarships offered by the Society, and to help students prepare their applications. Continue…

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Meet Hironori Kasahara, The 2018 President of the IEEE Computer Society

The interview with Hironori Kasahara originally appeared online in our award winning flagship magazine, Computer, on our website computer.org. The interview was conducted by IEEE Computer Society digital editor Michael Martinez.

Hironori Kasahara is the 2018 President of the IEEE Computer Society, and during his first visit to the society’s Southern California office as its new volunteer leader, he sat down to share stories about his background and his plans for the world’s premier nonprofit association for computing professionals, with 50,000 members. Continue…

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