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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


2015 NIC members

  • Barry Shoop, Chair
  • Eleanor Baum, Educational Activities
  • Peter Eckstein, IEEE-USA
  • Oleg Logvinov, Standards Association
  • Carmen Menoni, Publications Services and Products
  • Murty Polavarapu, Member and Geographic Activities
  • Jacek Zurada, Technical Activities
  • Mike Andrews, At-Large Member
  • Lance Fung, At-Large Member
  • Diogo Mónica, At-Large Member

Staff Support

  • Elena Gerstmann
  • John Keaton
  • Joan Muzzio
  • Jon Soifer 



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Last updated: 20 January 2015


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