Committees 2007

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Nominations Committee:

David Neuhoff (Chair)
Steven McLaughlin
Sergio Verdu

Constitution and Bylaws Committee:

David Neuhoff (Chair)
Steven McLaughlin

Claude E. Shannon Award Committee:

Bixio Rimoldi (Ex-Officio and Chair)
Marc Fossorier (Ex-Officio)
Andrea Goldsmith (Ex-Officio)
Richard Blahut
Thomas Cover
Jim Massey
Robert McEliece

Aaron D. Wyner Distinguished Service Award Committee:

Bixio Rimoldi(Ex-Officio and Chair)
Marc Fossorier (Ex-Officio)
Ian Blake
Tony Ephremides
David Neuhoff

Awards Committee:

Marc Fossorier (Ex-Officio and Chair)
Andrea Goldsmith (Ex-Officio)
Alexander Barg
Tony Ephremides
Ryuji Kohno
Muriel Medard
Li Ping
Amin Shokrollahi
Paul Siegel
Yossef Steinberg
Wojciech Szpankowski

Nominations due from the Nominations Committee by 31st of January.

IT/ComSoc Joint Paper Award Committee:

Marc Fossorier (ITSoc, Ex-Officio and Chair)
Andrea Goldsmith (Ex-Officiio)
Alexander Barg (ITSoc)
Tony Ephremides (ITSoc)
Ryuji Kohno (ITSoc)
Li Ping (ITSoc)
Paul Siegel
Wojciech Szpankowski

Membership and Chapters Committee:

Andrea Goldsmith (Ex-Officio and Chair)

Publications Committee:

H. Vincent Poor (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)
Ezio Biglieri
Bruce Hajek
Vijay Kumar
Shlomo Shamai

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

Education Committee:

Ivan Fair (Chair)

Conferences and Workshops Committee:

Alex Grant (Chair)
Daniel J. Costello, Jr.
Anthony Ephremides
Bruce Hajek
Han Vinck