2024 IEEE President-Elect Candidates

At its November meeting, the IEEE Board of Directors nominated Roger U. Fujii and Kathleen A. Kramer for 2024 IEEE President-Elect candidates. The candidate position listing order was pre-determined by lottery and indicates no preference:

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Roger U. Fujii
(Nominated by IEEE Board of Directors)

Fujii Systems, Inc – Trusted Systems
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, USA                                       


Roger served in leadership positions– VP for Technical Activities (TA), IEEE Board of Directors, Foundation, IEEE-USA, TA Board, and Computer Society President. Is helping shape the future of IEEE as the chair of Defining IEEE in 2050, financial transparency chair, and improving membership engagement.

Worked at the grassroots level: Publications (guest editor Software), Conferences (general/program chair), and Standards (working group chair). Served on Fellows, finance, electioneering, ethics, and other committees.

Was guest professor at Xiamen University and lectured at UCLA and California State University, Sacramento. Led an engineering division as Vice President/GM Northrop Grumman ($1.086B). Recognized national expert in certifying critical systems.

Is an IEEE Fellow, Golden Core, Eta Kappa Nu, and graduate of University of California, Berkeley in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science. Has MBA programs at Harvard, UCLA, and Darden. Served on National Academy of Sciences committee (Space Shuttle). Recipient of Richard Merwin Service Medallion.

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Kathleen A. Kramer
(Nominated by IEEE Board of Directors)

University of San Diego
San Diego, CA, USA


Kathleen A. Kramer is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of San Diego. She has also been a Member of Technical Staff at several companies, including ViaSat, HP, and Bell Communications Research. She worked to develop new engineering programs as a founding member of the University of San Diego engineering faculty, eventually became the chair of electrical engineering, and then serving as Director of Engineering (2004-2013) providing academic leadership for all of the university’s engineering programs. She maintains an active research agenda in the areas of multisensor data fusion, navigation, and cyber security in aerospace systems. Author/co-author numerous publications, she is a Distinguished Lecturer for IEEE AESS and leads its technical panel on Cyber Security. She received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering with a second major in physics from Loyola Marymount University, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the California Institute of Technology. 

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2023 Upcoming Election Deadlines at a Glance

30 June 2023

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15 August 2023
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2 October 2023
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