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The Board of Governors and its Officers lead the IT Society and oversee the activities of various Committees.

2017 Members
President (01/01/17 until 12/31/17)


Elza Erkip
First Vice President (01/01/17 until 12/31/17)

Emina Soljanin
Member (01/01/16 until 12/31/18)
Second Vice President (01/01/17 until 12/31/17)
ECE, Rutgers
94 Brett Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854 
office: (848) 445 5256 
Alon Orlitsky
Junior Past President (01/01/17 until 12/31/17)

University of California San Diego (UCSD)

Michelle Effros
Senior Past President (01/01/17 until 12/31/17)

California Institute of Technology
Department of Electrical Engineering

Stark Draper
Secretary (01/01/16 until 12/31/18)

University of Toronto

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

10 King's College Road

Toronto, ON 

M5S 3G4


tel: +001.416.978.0503


Daniela Tuninetti
Treasurer (01/01/15 until 12/31/17)
University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering 851 S. Morgan Street, M/C 154 Chicago, IL 60607-7053, USA Tel. +1.312.413.7431 Fax: +1.312.996.6465
Transactions Executive Editor (01/01/17 until 06/30/18)

Department of ECE and Institute for Systems Research

University of Maryland

College Park, MD 20742

Prakash Narayan
Transactions Editor-in-Chief (01/01/17 until 06/30/18)

Prakash Narayan

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

2353 A. V. Williams Building

University of Maryland

College Park, MD 20742, USA

Emanuele Viterbo
Conference Committee Chair (01/01/16 until 12/31/18)

Monash University

Dept. of Electrical & Computer Systems Engineering (ECSE)
Rm G09, Bld 35, Wellington Rd, Clayton, Melbourne, VIC3800, Australia
P: +61 3 99053473

Jeffrey G Andrews
Member (01/01/16 until 12/31/18)

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The University of Texas at Austin


Contact Information:
UT Austin WNCG, ENS 431
2501 Speedway, Stop C0806
Austin, TX 78712-1687

Phone: (512) 471-6500
Fax: (512) 471 6512

Andrew R Barron
Member (01/01/17 until 12/31/19)

Yale University

Department of Statistics

24 Hillhouse Ave

P.O.Box 208290

New Haven, CT 06520-8290



office 203-432-0634

mobile 203-645-2786


Matthieu Bloch
Member (01/01/16 until 12/31/18)

Georgia Institute of Technology

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Member (01/01/15 until 12/31/17)

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Suhas Diggavi
Member (01/01/16 until 12/31/18)


Department of Electrical Engineering,

6731J, Boelter Hall,

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA.

Alex Dimakis
Member (01/01/17 until 12/31/19)

UTA 7.210, UT Austin WNCG, 
1616 Guadalupe St. Mail Code: C0806 Austin, Texas 78701 

Christina Fragouli
Member (01/01/17 until 12/31/19)

Department of Electrical Engineering
University of California, Los Angeles 

Stephen Vaughan Hanly
Member (01/01/15 until 12/31/17)

Macquarie University, Dept. of Electronic Engineering, E6B, Rm 109 North Ryde, NSW 2109, Australia. 

Tara Javidi
Member (01/01/17 until 12/31/19)

Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Dr. MC0407
La Jolla, CA 92093-0407
Tel: +1 858 822 4924

Urbashi Mitra
Member (01/01/15 until 12/31/17)
Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering
3740 McClintock Avenue
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089
+1 213 740 4667
Pierre Moulin
Member (01/01/16 until 12/31/18)

University of Illinoois at Urbana-Champaign

Member (01/01/16 until 12/31/18)

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Texas A&M University

College Station, TX 77843

Phone: (979) 862 2691

Fax: (979) 862 4630


H Vincent Poor
Member (01/01/15 until 12/31/17)

School of Engineering and Applied Science
C230 Engineering Quadrangle
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544
(609) 258-2260

Michele Wigger
Member (01/01/17 until 12/31/19)

Communications and Electronics Department
Telecom ParisTech, LTCI
46, rue Barrault
75634 Paris Cedex 13

Tel.: +33 1 45 81 7528

Gregory W Wornell
Member (01/01/17 until 12/31/19)

Room 36-677 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02139


Aylin Yener
Member (01/01/15 until 12/31/17)

Roy and Lois Chope Chair in Engineering

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor of Integrated Systems Engineering
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

The Ohio State University
720 Dreese Labs, 2015 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210

Wei Yu
Member (01/01/15 until 12/31/17)

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
University of Toronto
10 King's College Road
Toronto, ON M5S 3G4

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