Meet the Members Working for 2024 IEEE President-Elect


The IEEE Board of Administrators has nominated Life Fellow Roger Fujii and Senior Member Kathleen Kramer as candidates for IEEE president-elect.

The winner of this yr’s election will function IEEE president in 2025. For extra details about the election, president-elect candidates, and petition course of, go to the IEEE election web site.

Life Fellow Roger Fujii

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Nominated by the IEEE Board of Administrators

Fujii is president of Fujii Techniques of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., which designs vital methods. Earlier than beginning his firm, Fujii was vice chairman at Northrop Grumman’s engineering division in San Diego.

His space of experience is certifying vital methods. He has been a visitor lecturer at California State College, the College of California, and Xiamen College.

An lively IEEE volunteer, Fujii most lately chaired the IEEE monetary transparency reporting committee and the IEEE advert hoc committee on IEEE in 2050. The advert hoc committee envisioned eventualities to achieve a worldwide perspective of what the world would possibly appear to be in 2050 and past and what potential futures would possibly imply for IEEE.

He was 2016 president of the IEEE Pc Society, 2021 vice chairman of the IEEE Technical Actions Board, and 2012–2014 director of Division VIII.

Fujii acquired the 2020 Richard E. Merwin Award, the IEEE Pc Society’s highest-level volunteer service award.

Senior Member Kathleen Kramer

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Nominated by the IEEE Board of Administrators

Kramer is a professor {of electrical} engineering on the College of San Diego, the place she served as chair of the EE division and director of engineering from 2004 to 2013. As director she offered tutorial management for engineering packages and developed new packages.

Her areas of curiosity embody multisensor information fusion, clever methods, and cybersecurity in aerospace methods.

She has written or coauthored greater than 100 publications.

Kramer has labored for a number of firms together with Bell Communications Analysis, Hewlett-Packard, and Viasat.

She is a distinguished lecturer for the IEEE Aerospace and Digital Techniques Society and has given talks on sign processing, multisensor information fusion, and neural methods. She leads the society’s technical panel on cybersecurity.

Kramer earned bachelor’s levels in electrical engineering and physics in 1986 from Loyola Marymount College, in Los Angeles. She earned grasp’s and doctoral levels in EE in 1991 from Caltech.


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