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About ComSoc

This Board is responsible for the oversight of all Society education and training activities, including administration of the Society’s programs on continuing education, tutorials, short courses, lectures, etc. In particular, this Board is responsible for developing and maintaining continuing professional education and training programs, while striking a balance between generating revenue, supporting outreach efforts, and providing services to members.

  • Formulates ComSoc's educational objectives and strategies
  • Appoints members of ComSoc's education working groups
  • Oversees ComSoc's education programs

ComSoc educational programs provide our members with the skills and knowledge required to advance both technology and their careers. We engage ComSoc members at Chapter meetings, conferences, in the workplace and on-line. We support, complement and collaborate with ComSoc’s membership development, conference development and industry relations programs.

Your comments and suggestions concerning ComSoc educational programs are most welcome. Please contact the Director of Educational Services.

Board Roster

Chair/Director | Nirwan Ansari

Voting Members (2018-2019)

Rulei Ting, AT&T
Michele Zorzi, University of Padova
David Michelson, University of British Columbia
Michael Devetsikiotis, University of New Mexico
Periklis Chatzimisios, International Hellenic University, Greece & Bournemouth University, UK
Tarek El-Bawab, Jackson State University
Venkatesha Prasad, TUDelft
Zhensheng Zhang
Joel Rodrigues
Carlos Lozano Garzon
Neelesh Mehta, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Stefano Giordano, University of Pisa
Nury Gabriela Ramirez Cely

Non-Voting Members (2018-2019)

Yves Lostanlen, SIRADEL / University of Toronto

Staff | Tara McNally