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The IEEE New Initiatives Committee (NIC) considers proposals for new initiatives and seed grants, reviews continuing initiatives, and manages the IEEE New Initiatives Process.

New initiative proposals may be e-mailed to the NIC at


2016 NIC members

  • Tim Kurzweg, Chair
  • Karen Bartleson
  • Bill Moses
  • Cheri Warren
  • Harold Javid
  • Maciej Ogorzalek
  • Susan (Kathy) Land
  • Eleanor Baum
  • Murty Polavarapu
  • Lance Fung

Staff Support

  • John Keaton
  • Joan E. Muzzio
  • Jon P. Soifer 



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