Kam Wins Race for President-Elect

Begins term as IEEE president on 1 January 2011

8 March 2010
kam Photo: Kelly & Massa Photography Moshe Kam

IEEE Fellow Moshe Kam is the 2010 president-elect, having received 15 690 votes in the 2009 IEEE election. The runner-up, Senior Member Joseph V. Lillie, garnered 14 903 votes, and Fellow J. Roberto Boisson de Marca received 12 704.

Kam begins his term as IEEE president on 1 January 2011, succeeding 2010 president Pedro Ray.

Kam is department head and professor of electrical and computer engineering at Drexel University, in Philadelphia, and serves as director of the university’s Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education. He has been an active IEEE volunteer for more than 20 years, including service as vice president, IEEE Educational Activities, from 2005 to 2007. He was instrumental in developing TryEngineering.org, a Web site that promotes engineering, technology, and computing education to preuniversity students. Kam ran in the election for 2009 president-elect, coming in second.

For all the election results, see “And the Winners Are…”.

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