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About ComSoc

Current IEEE ComSoc President

Vincent Chan

Vincent W.S. Chan

President

2020-2021

Presidents of the IEEE Communications Society

Originally founded in 1952 as the Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE) Professional Group on Communication Systems (PGCS), today’s IEEE Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc) was created in 1972.

Khaled B. Letaief
2018 – 19

Harvey Freeman
2016 – 17

Sergio Benedetto
2014 – 15

Vijay Bhargava
2012 – 13

Byeong Gi Lee
2010 – 11

Doug Zuckerman
2008 – 09

Nim Cheung
2006 – 07

Curtis Siller
2004 – 05

Celia Desmond
2002 – 03

Roberto de Marca
2000 – 01

Thomas J Plevyak
1998 – 99

Stephen B. Weinstein
1996 – 97

Maurizio Decina
1994 – 95

Paul E. Green, Jr.
1992 – 93

Raymond L. Pickholtz
1990 – 91

John C. McDonald
1988 – 89

Frederick T. Andrews, Jr.
1986 – 87

Mischa Schwartz
1984 – 85

Eric E. Sumner
1982 – 83

Donald L. Schilling
1980 – 81

Robert W. Lucky
1978 – 79

Walter E. Noller
1976 – 77

Amos E Joel, Jr.
1974 – 75

Alan F. Culbertson
1972 – 73