Committee


Committee and Contacts

The IEEE Region 8 Committee consists of:

  • Section representatives
  • Operating Committee
  • Appointed Members

Section Representatives

In the IEEE Region 8 Committee, Sections are represented by their Chairs. Section Chairs may appoint an alternate representative to the Region 8 Committee. The most recent list of Region 8 Sections and their representatives to the Region 8 Committee may be found here.

 

Operating Committee (OpCom)

Appointed members

Appointed Ad-hoc members

Sub Committees

 

Action for Industry Team

  • Chair: Marios Antoniou (Cyprus)
  • Members:
    • Mohamed Amin (Egypt)
    • John Matogo (Kenya)
    • Matej Pacha (Czechoslovakia)
    • Danilo Pau (Italy)
    • Nihal Sinnadurai (UK & Ireland)
  • Corresponding members
    • Frédérique Vallée (France)
    • Tiziana Tambosso (Italy)
  • Corresponding members – ex officio:
    • Sohaib Qamar Sheikh (UK & Ireland)
    • Costas Stasopoulos (Cyprus)

Awards & Recognition Subcommittee

  • Chair: Margaretha Eriksson (Sweden)
  • Past Chair: Costas Stasopoulos (Cyprus)
  • Members:
    • Jaafar M. Al Ibrahim (Saudia Arabia)
    • Igor Kuzle (Croatia)
    • Youmna El-Bitar (Germany)
    • Athanasios Skodras (Greece)
  • Corresponding members – ex officio:
    • Sergio Benedetto (Italy)
    • Paolo A. Montuschi (Italy)
    • Sohaib Qamar Sheikh (UK & Ireland)

Chapter Coordination Subcommittee

  • Chair: Albert Lysko (South Africa)
  • Members:
    • Matej Zajc (Slovenia)
    • Student Branch Chapters: Sarra Ben Rabii (Tunisia)
  • Corresponding members:
    • Hossam Fahmy (Egypt)
    • Wynand Lambrechts (South Africa)
    • Division Directors from Region 8
      • Division III Director: Sergio Benedetto (Italy)
      • Division VI Director: Manuel Castro (Spain)
    • Society/Council Presidents from Region 8
      • IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society: Paolo Gamba (Italy)
      • IEEE Industry Applications Society: Georges Zissis (France)
      • IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society: Alaa Abunjaileh (UK & Ireland)
      • IEEE Power Electronics Society: Frede Blaabjerg (Denmark)
      • IEEE Circuits and Systems Society: Amara Amara (France)
      • IEEE Computational Intelligence Society: Bernadette Bouchon-Meunier (France)
      • IEEE Electronic Packaging Society: Christopher Bailey (UK & Ireland)
      • IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society: Alistair Duffy (UK & Ireland)
      • IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society: Salvatore Baglio (Italy)
      • IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society: Imre Rudas (Hungary)
      • IEEE Systems Council: Vincenzo Piuri (Italy)

Conference Coordination Subcommittee

  • Chair: Ljupco Karadzinov (North Macedonia)
  • Past Chair: Péter Nagy (Hungary)
  • Members:
    • Tomislav Capuder (Croatia)
    • Khaled Mokhtar (United Arab Emirates)
  • Corresponding members:
    • Robert Bierwolf (Benelux)
    • Vikass Monebhurrun (France)
  • Corresponding members – ex officio:
    • Stefano Bregni (Italy)
    • Carl J. Debono (Malta)
    • Roberto Graglia (Italy)
    • James M. Irvine (UK & Ireland)
    • Péter Nagy (Hungary)
    • Vincenzo Piuri (Italy)
    • Dominique Schreurs (Benelux)
    • Gianluca Setti (Italy)

Humanitarian Activities Subcommittee

  • Chair: John Funso-Adebayo (Nigeria)
  • Members:
    • Amith Khandakar (Oman)
    • Alexandros Osana (Italy)
    • Maria-Alexandra Paun (Switzerland)
  • Corresponding members:
    • Fairouz Fattoum (Tunisia)
    • Mohammad Ghaderzadeh (Iran)
    • Walid Bin Habib (Germany)
  • Corresponding members – ex officio:
    • Paul Cunningham (UK & Ireland)

Membership Development Subcommittee

  • Chair: Ievgen Pichkalov (Ukraine)
  • Past Chair: Andrejs Romanovs (Latvia)
  • Members:
    • Tim Gitau (Kenya)
    • Matej Pacha (Czechoslovakia)
  • Corresponding members:
    • Fadhel Abulhasan (Kuwait)
    • Mike Hinchey (UK & Ireland)
    • Albert Lysko (South Africa)
    • John Matogo (Kenya)
    • Azza Ouled Zaid (Tunisia)
  • Corresponding members – ex officio:
    • Youmna El-Bitar (Germany)
    • Andreas Koltes (Germany)
    • Vera V. Markovic (Serbia & Montenegro)
    • Maciej J. Ogorzalek (Poland)
    • Costas M. Stasopoulos (Cyprus)

Nominations and Appointments Subcommittee

  • Chair: Margaretha Eriksson (Sweden)
  • Members – ex officio:
    • Magdalena Salazar Palma (Spain)
    • Antonio Luque (Spain)
  • Members – elected:
    • Habib Kammoun (Tunisia)
    • Vera Markovic (Serbia and Montenegro)
    • Sergey Shaposhnikov (Russia North West)

Professional and Educational Activities Subcommittee

  • Chair: Stamatis Dragoumanos (Greece)
  • Members:
    • University Education: Christopher James (UK & Ireland)
    • Continuing Education: Mohamed El Dallal (Egypt)
    • Past Chair of Professional Activities: Jan Haase (Germany)
  • Corresponding members:
    • Amith Khandakar (Qatar)
    • Reinhardt Rading (Kenya)
    • Nizar Rokbani (Tunisia)
  • Corresponding members – ex officio:
    • Samarth Deo (Sweden)
    • Vincent Kaabunga (Uganda)
    • Khaled Ahmed Mokhtar (UAE)
    • Sohaib Qamar Sheiikh (UK & Ireland)
    • Frederic Surre (UK & Ireland)
    • Edmundo Tovar (Spain)

Standards Coordination Subcommittee

  • Chair: David Law (UK & Ireland)
  • Corresponding members:
    • Almir Badnjević (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
    • Vikass Monebhurrun (France)

Strategic Planning Subcommittee

  • Chair: Antonio Luque (Spain)
  • Past Chair: Magdalena Salazar Palma (Spain)
  • Members:
    • Margaretha Eriksson (Sweden)
    • Raphael Onoshakpor (Nigeria)
    • Sara Barros (Benelux)
    • Victor Fouad Hanna (France)
    • Simay Akar (Turkey)
    • George Papadimitriou (Greece)
  • Corresponding members:
    • Martin J. Bastiaans (Benelux)
    • Urmet Janes (Estonia)

Student Activities Subcommittee

  • Chair: Maciej Borówka (Poland)
  • Past Chair: Efthymia Arvaniti (Austria)
  • Members:
    • Awards & Contest Coordinator: Lee Crudgington (UK & Ireland)
    • Electronic Communications: Mohammad Hossein Babaee (Portugal)
    • Region Student Representative: George Papadimitriou (Greece)
    • Projects & Initiatives Coordinator: Rawane El Jamal (Lebanon)
    • Student Branch Coordinator: Ángela Martínez (Spain)
    • Student Paper Contest Coordinator: Paul Micallef (Malta)
    • Technical Activities Liaison, Student Branch Chapters Coordinator: Sarra Ben Rabii (Tunisia)
    • Young Professionals Liaison, Industry Focus: Ahmed Al Omoush (Jordan)
  • Corresponding members – ex officio:
    • Simay Akar (Turkey)
    • Aristotelis Farmakis (Greece)
    • George Michael (Cyprus)

Women in Engineering Coordinator

  • Chair: Ana Cigarán Romero (Germany)
  • Past Chair: Youmna El-Bitar (Germany)
  • Members:
    • Hzar Oqlah (Jordan)
    • Wafa Ben Hmida (UK & Ireland)
    • Philippa Ngaju (Uganda)
    • Maria-Alexandra Paun (Switzerland)
  • Corresponding members – ex officio:
    • Preeti S. Kovvali (Benelux)
    • Lisa J. Lazareck-Asunta (UK & Ireland)

Young Professionals Subcommittee

  • Chair: Vinko Lesic (Croatia)
  • Past Chair: Sara Barros (Benelux)
  • Members:
    • Almedin Kavaz (Germany)
    • Inês Inácio (Benelux)
    • Seif El Hajjem (Tunisia)
    • Abdullateef Aliyu (Nigeria)
    • Manuel Ballesteros (Spain)
  • Corresponding members:
    • Hatem Elsayed (Egypt)
    • Nazila Fough (UK & Ireland)
    • Lavender Ndunya (Kenya)
    • Vladimir Alexandru Paun (France)
  • Corresponding members – ex officio:
    • Flavia Dinca (Sweden)
    • Tamas Haidegger (Hungary)
    • Antonio Luque (Spain)
    • José Pedro Vieira de Carvalho Pinto (Sweden)
    • Rafal Sliz (Finland)

Ad hoc Subcommittees

 

Finance (Ad Hoc Subcommittee)

  • Chair: Adam Jastrzebski (UK & Ireland)
  • Members:
    • Director-Elect: Antonio Luque (Spain)
    • Past Director: Margaretha Eriksson (Sweden)
    • Voluntary Contributions Fund: Andreas Koltes (Germany)

History Activities (Ad Hoc Subcommittee)

  • Chair: Tony Davies (UK & Ireland)
  • Corresponding members – ex officio:
    • Martin Bastiaans (Benelux)
    • Antonio Savini (Italy)

Life members (Ad Hoc Subcommittee)

  • Chair: Victor Fouad-Hanna (France)
  • Corresponding members:
    • Hugo Wyss (Switzerland)
  • Corresponding members – ex officio:
    • Charles Turner (UK & Ireland)

Publications and Communications (Ad Hoc Subcommittee)

  • Chair: Christopher James (UK & Ireland)
  • Members:
    • Electronic Communications: George Michael (Cyprus)
    • New Journals: Matej Zajc (Slovenia)
    • Region 8 News: Alistair Dabbs (France)
    • Region 8 Today: Stamatis Dragomaunos (Greece)
    • Social Media: Dora Fourou (Greece)
    • Secretary: Ana Maria Madureira (Portugal)
    • Assistant Secretary: Miguel Castanheira Marques (Portugal)
  • Corresponding members – ex officio:
    • Catia Bandeiras (Portugal)
    • Sergio Benedetto (Italy)
    • Edhem Custovic (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
    • Paolo A. Montuschi (Italy)
    • Bibin Parukoor Thomas (Benelux)
    • Maria Elena Valcher (Italy)

Sections Vitality and Development (Ad Hoc Subcommittee)

  • Chair (Region Vitality Coordinator): Matej Zajc (‎Slovenia)
  • Members:
    • Past Region Vitality Coordinator: Aleksandar Szabo (Croatia)
    • Andreas Koltes (Germany)
  • Corresponding members:
    • Humphrey Muhindi (Kenya)
    • Bostwana Sub Section Chair: Sajid Sheikh
    • Burkina Faso Sub Section Chair: Ferdinand Guinko
    • Kazakhstan Sub Section Chair: Ikechi Ukaegbu
    • Liberia Sub Section Chair: Kamal Kant Hiran
    • Palestine Sub Section Chair: Tamer Khatib
    • Sudan Sub Section Chair: Sharief F. Babiker
    • Tanzania Sub Section Chair: Zaipuna O. Yonah
    • Yemen Sub Section Chair: Ammar Zahary
  • Corresponding members – ex officio:
    • Antonio Doria (Portugal)
    • Youmna El-Bitar (Germany)
    • Albert Lysko (South Africa)
    • Costas Stasopoulos (Cyprus)