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Barry Shoop10 October - Barry L. Shoop, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY, USA, has been selected as 2015 IEEE President-Elect. Pending acceptance of the Teller's Committee report by the IEEE Board of Directors on 23–24 November, Shoop will begin serving as IEEE President on 1 January 2016. He will succeed 2015 IEEE President Howard E. Michel, HEM Consulting, Dartmouth, MA, USA. The other candidates for 2014 IEEE President-Elect were Tariq S. Durrani, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom (nominated by Petition), and Frederick C. Mintzler, IBM (retired), Yorktown Heights, NY, USA (nominated by IEEE Board of Directors).

Of the members who voted, 15,972 selected Barry L. Shoop, 14,831 selected Tariq S. Durrani, and 14,056 selected Frederick C. Mintzer.   

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