Active Contributor to IEEE

IEEE-USA Volunteer

  • Member, Board of Directors

  • Vice President - Government Relations

  • Chair, Government Relations Council

  • Chair, R&D Policy Committee

  • Founding Chair, Artificial Intelligence & Automated Systems Policy Committee

  • Authored several high priority position statements (e.g., Fundamental Research, Conference Attendance)

  • Numerous Congressional visits

Solid Government Relations results over past four years

  • Increased federal support for S&T research

  • Overturned restrictions on conference attendance by federal S&Es

  • Educated Congress on H-1B visa abuses

  • Made R&D tax credit permanent

  • Improved internal operations as well

Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society

  • Member, Administrative Committee (3 terms)

  • Chair, Plasma Science and Applications Technical Committee

  • Member, PSAC ExCom (several times elected, appointed, or ex officio)

  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science (and other journals)

  • Member, organizing committees of several plasma science conferences

IEEE Life Fellow (also APS Fellow)

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