[singlepic id=1260 w=120 h=160 float=left] During the Annual Election, the IEEE Region 8 members elected Józef Wiesław Modelski as their next Director with nearly 7000 votes. Modelski will serve as Region 8 Director-Elect in 2008 and Region 8 Director in 2009 and 2010.
Born in 1949 in Kawnice (Poland), Modelski is a Professor at Warsaw University of Technology (since 1987) and an IEEE Fellow (since 2000). His many previous IEEE volunteer duties included IEEE Region 8 Vice-Chair, Technical Activities (2005-2006) and IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Vide-President (2007) and President (2008).
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