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IEEE Network Seeking New Editor-in-Chief

IEEE Network Seeking New Editor-in-Chief

Opportunity is knocking. Apply for the Editor-in-Chief position for the highly respected publication – IEEE Network. The deadline is 15 October, 2017.

IEEE Network, published bimonthly, offers readers topics of interest to the networking community. As such, IEEE Network provides a focus for highlighting and discussing major computer communications issues and developments. The articles are intended to be surveys or tutorials, slanted towards the practical, and comprehensible to the nonspecialist, as well as practitioners.

The ideal candidate for the upcoming Editor-in-Chief position is well respected in the field, known for ethics and integrity, and has demonstrated management skills. The selected candidate is expected to assume the roles and responsibilities of the Editor-in-Chief including the selection of associate editors, governance of the entire editorial board, and ensuring that the standards of the magazine are sustained. The period of service will be two years, renewable for one additional term.

The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for appointing Editorial Board members, setting goals, updating topical areas, overseeing the review process, handling appeals, and handling cases of plagiarism among other topics.

Eligibility: Must have a strong record of editorial activities. According to the charter, the candidate must also be a member of IEEE Communications Society. 

Selection Process: The nominations will be accepted for the EIC position until 15 October 2017. Based on a holistic evaluation of all EIC candidates, a ranked short list will be generated by a selection committee, and the final selected candidate will be appointed by the VP Publications.

Nomination Process: Please email "Raouf Boutaba" (rboutaba@uwaterloo.ca), ComSoc Director of Magazines with copy to Nelson Fonseca (nfonseca@ic.unicamp.br), VP Publications, a letter of interest and a resume including editorial qualifications. If you have any question or concern for the nomination process, please contact nfonseca@ic.unicamp.br.

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ComSoc Excels in Citation Rankings

Message from The IEEE Communications Society banner

Each year, the Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) from Clarivate Analytics examines the influence and impact of scholarly research journals. JCR reveals the relationship between citing and cited journals, offering a systematic, objective means to evaluate the world's leading journals. The 2016 JCR study, released in June 2017, reveals that IEEE Communications Society publications continue to maintain high rankings in telecommunications. 

We are proud to announce that the IEEE Communications Society has 7 of the top 8 publications in telecommunications by Journal Impact Factor:

  1. IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials (Impact Factor: 17.1)
  2. IEEE Communications Magazine (Impact Factor: 10.4) 
  3. IEEE Wireless Communications (Impact Factor: 8.9)
  4. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications  (Impact Factor: 8.0)
  5. IEEE Internet of Things Journal* (Impact Factor: 7.5)
  6. IEEE Network (Impact Factor: 7.2)
  7. Vehicular Communications
  8. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (Impact Factor: 4.9)

* ComSoc Co-Sponsored Journal

We thank the authors, reviewers, editors, editors-in-chief and all of those involved in ComSoc Publications for such a great achievement and for maintaining high-quality standards in our publications.

Thank you!

Nelson Fonseca, VP Publications 
Khaled Letaief, Director of Journals 
Raouf Boutaba, Director of Magazines

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2 Weeks Until INTERPOL World 2017!

2 Weeks Until INTERPOL World 2017!

INTERPOL World is an event providing a strategic platform for the public and private sectors to discuss and showcase solutions to evolving global security challenges. To be held from 4-7 July 2017 at Suntec Singapore, this biennial exhibition and congress event aims to connect law enforcement, government bodies, academia, international security professionals and buyers with security solution providers and manufacturers. The event fosters mutually beneficial collaboration, information sharing, innovation and solutions to ensure faster and more accurate responses to security threats. For more information, visit www.interpol-world.com

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Registration is Now Open for 3-day Conference on Fog Computing & Networking

Registration is Now Open for 3-day Conference on Fog Computing & Networking

The OpenFog Consortium and IEEE Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc) announce Fog World Congress 2017, the first conference to bring industry and research professionals together to explore the world of fog computing and networking. The three-day, interactive conference takes place October 30 to November 1 in Santa Clara, California.

Fog World Congress 2017 offers four tracks: industry applications, technology, research and an interactive experience.  An exhibit area will showcase the latest offerings in fog computing by companies from around the world.  Topics range from an introduction to fog computing to innovation in fog environments to technical elements and security considerations in fog and more. Keynote speakers include Michael Dolbec, who leads software venture investing for GE Digital and GE Ventures; Christian Renaud, Research Director of 451 Research's Internet of Things practice, and Hilton Romanski, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Cisco Systems.

The official hotel of Fog World Congress 2017 is the Santa Clara Marriott. For sponsorship inquiries, please contact greg@fogworldcongress.com.  Additional registration information and event details are available at www.fogworldcongress.com and on Twitter at @FogWorld.

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