Get to Know Nita Patel

Nita describes herself as the black sheep of her family. While her family studied biology and medicine, she showed no interest. While growing up, if she cut herself, her sisters would want to closely examine it and look inside. She could never understand why they wanted to look inside; she just wanted to make it heal faster.  Her parents always said she thought like an engineer, trying to improve everything. With a lot of hard work and encouragement from her parents, her path was set to become one. Continue…

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DVP Speaker Geoff Webb Wins 2017 Eureka Prize

IEEE Computer Society DVP Speaker Professor Geoff Webb, Monash University, was awarded 2017 Eureka Prize for Excellence in Data Science by the Australian Museum. The Eureka prizes are annual Australian science prizes awarded in the fields of scientific research & innovation, science leadership, science communication & journalism, and school science. Continue…

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Last Chance to Vote in IEEE Computer Society Elections

If you haven’t done so already, please remember to vote in the 2017 IEEE Computer Society Elections. Voting ends on Monday, 25 September, at Noon ET. IEEE Computer Society members are eligible to vote for President, First Vice President, Second Vice President and Board of Governors. Click here for bios and position statements for each candidate and to access your ballot. Continue…

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