The following CAS Society members have been elected to the Fellowship of the IEEE, effective January 1, 2017 (names with asterisk (*) are elevated by the CAS Society):

*Yu Cao, Arizona State University, USA, for development of predictive technology models for reliable circuit and system integration
*Lap-Pui Chau, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, for contributions to fast computation algorithms for visual signal processing
Kiyoung Choi, Seoul National University, Korea, for contribution to low-power, real-time, and reconfigurable systems
Sorin Cotofana, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, for contributions to nanocomputing architectures and paradigms
Michael Gard, The Charles Machine Works, USA, for contributions to instrumentation-and-measurement technology for petroleum exploration, computed tomography, and underground construction
Payam Heydari, University of California, Irvine, USA, for contributions to silicon-based millimeter-wave integrated circuits and systems
Kenji Itoh, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Japan, for contributions to microwave harmonic mixers and applications to mobile terminal devices
Juri Jatskevich, University of British Columbia, Canada, for contributions to modeling of electric machines and switching converters
Deog-Kyoon Jeong, Seoul National University, Korea, for development of Digital Video Interface and High Definition Multimedia Interface standards
Kuen-Jong Lee, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan, for contributions to low-cost testing of digital VLSI circuits
Xin Li, Carnegie Mellon University, USA, for contributions to modeling, analysis, and optimization of variability of integrated circuits and systems
Donald Lie, Texas Tech University, USA, for contributions to high linearity and high efficiency silicon RF power amplifiers for broadband wireless applications
Enrico Magli, Politecnico di Torino, Italy, for contributions to compression and communication of remotely sensed imagery
Junichi Nakamura, Brillnics Japan Inc., Japan, for leadership in CMOS image sensors
Panos Nasiopoulos, University of British Columbia, Canada, for leadership in DVD authoring and digital multimedia technologies
Borivoje Nikolic, University of California, Berkeley, USA, for contributions to energy-efficient design of digital and mixed-signal circuits
Phillip Pace, Naval Postgraduate School, USA, for leadership in radar signal processing, receiver design, and direction finding architectures
*Salvatore Pennisi, University of Catania, Italy, for contributions to multistage CMOS operational amplifiers
Ricardo De Queiroz, Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil, for contributions to image and video signal enhancement and compression
Weiping Shi, Texas A&M University, USA, for contributions to modeling and design of VLSI interconnects
Youngsoo Shin, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, Korea, for contributions to design tools for low power, high speed VLSI circuits and systems
Andrei Vladimirescu, Berkeley Wireless Research Center, USA, for contributions to the development and commercial adoption of SPICE circuit simulation
*Zhihua Wang, Tsinghua University, China, for contributions to circuits and microsystems for medical applications
Ying Wu, Northwestern University, USA, for contributions to motion analysis and pattern discovery in computer vision
*Shuicheng Yan, National University of Singapore, Singapore, for contributions to subspace learning and visual classification
Ce Zhu, University of Electronic Science & Technology, China, for contributions to video coding and communications


IEEE CAS Call for 2017 Awards Nominations

This message is to notify you that nominations for the annual awards of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society are now being accepted. Nominations should now be submitted online by 15 February 2017.

Please go to where you will find descriptions of the awards being given in 2017.

Online submissions:

Society Awards

Pre-Doctoral Scholarship

Paper Awards

Chapter of the Year Awards

Student Travel Awards

 It is very desirable that members who have contributed significantly to the various CAS Society activities highlighted by our awards be recognized. This is our way of showing our appreciation for their accomplishments.

Note: Self-nominations are not allowed.  

Questions regarding awards and nominations should be sent to the CAS Society Administrator at

Thank you for your cooperation and effort.

Gianluca Setti, 2016 CASS Awards Committee Chair 

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