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

2023 NIC members

  • John Barr, 2023 Chair
  • Maciej Ogorzalek, 2023 Chair-elect
  • Roberto Saracco, Past Chair
  • Thomas Coughlin, 2023 IEEE President-elect
  • Gerardo Barbosa
  • Manuel Castro
  • Puneet Mishra
  • Amanda Obidike
  • Celia Shahnaz
  • Forrest Shull
  • Douglas Zuckerman


Staff Support

  • Lesleigh Campanale
  • Joan Muzzio
Additional information on the IEEE New Initiative Process