Committees 2008

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Nominations and Appointments Committee:


David Neuhoff, Senior Past President (Ex-Officio and Chair)
Bixio Rimoldi, Junior Past President (Ex-Officio)
Bruce Hajek (2009)
Prakash Narayan (2010)
Alon Orlitsky (2008)

Constitution and Bylaws Committee:


David Neuhoff, Senior Past President (Ex-Officio and Chair)
Bixio Rimoldi, Junior Past President (Ex-Officio)

Claude E. Shannon Award Committee:


G. David Forney, Jr., President (Ex-Officio and Chair)
Andrea Goldsmith, First Vice President (Ex-Officio)
Frank Kschischang, Second Vice President (Ex-Officio)
Richard Blahut
James Massey
Sergio Verdú
Frans Willems

Aaron D. Wyner Distinguished Service Award Committee:


G. David Forney, Jr., President (Ex-Officio and Chair)
Andrea Goldsmith, First Vice President (Ex-Officio)
Bixio Rimoldi, Junior Past President (Ex-Officio)
Tom Fuja
Frank Kschischang

Awards Committee:


Andrea Goldsmith, First Vice President (Ex-Officio and Chair)
Frank Kschischang, Second Vice President (Ex-Officio)
Ning Cai
Robert Calderbank
Anne Canteaut
Suhas Diggavi
Tuvi Etzion
Michael Honig
Ioannis Kontoyiannis
Upamanyu Madhow
Andreas Winter

Nominations are due from the Nominations Committee by 1st of March.

Membership and Chapters Committee:


Frank Kschischang, Second Vice President (Ex-Officio and Chair)
Others to be named

Publications Committee:


Ezio Biglieri, Editor in Chief (Ex-Officio and Chair)

The Publications Committee shall consist of the Society Transactions Editor-in-Chief who serves as chairperson, the Associate Editors of the Society Transactions, and the Newsletter Editor. The President, First Vice President and Second Vice President of the Society are ex-officio members of the committee. The Committee shall generate yearly nominations for the Information Theory Society Paper Award, as per Article VIII, Section 1, oversee the solicitation and review of papers for publication, and shall edit, prepare and publish the Transactions, Special Issues, Monographs, and Newsletter as directed by the Board, with the assistance of the IEEE Editorial Office. The Committee shall recommend changes in publication policy to the Board.

Fellows Committee:


Daniel J. Costello, Jr. (Chair)
Bruce Hajek
Mike Honig
Vijay Kumar
Shlomo Shamai
Frans Willems

The Nominations Committee shall appoint the members of the Fellows Committee, and designate its Chairperson, by October 1st of the previous year.

Conferences and Workshops Committee:


Alex Grant (Chair)
João Barros
Daniel J. Costello, Jr.
Anthony Ephremides
Bruce Hajek

Student Committee:


Aylin Yener (Chair)
Ivana Maric (Student Co-Chair)
Brooke Shrader (Student Co-Chair)
Lalitha Sankar (Volunteer Coordinator)