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

2020 NIC members

  • Thomas Coughlin, 2020 Chair
  • Lance (Chun Che) Fung, 2019 Chair
  • Harold Javid, 2021 Chair
  • Supavadee Aramvith
  • Marcello Caleffi
  • Susan Kathy Land
  • Juan Miguez
  • Mario Milicevic
  • Dalma Novak
  • Roberto Saracco


Staff Support

  • Ellen Bucco
  • Lesleigh Campanale
  • Donna Hourican
  • Providence More
  • Joan Muzzio
Additional information on the IEEE New Initiative Process