New CRA Board Member

Tom Conte HeadshotTom Conte is the new IEEE-CS representative on the CRA Board of Directors. Tom joins David Ebert and replaces Jean-Luc Gaudiot who has been elected IEEE-CS 2017 president. Tom was the president of IEEE-CS in 2015.

Tom Conte is a Professor joint appointed in the schools of Computer Science and Electrical & Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology.  His primary research area is computer architecture with a recent emphasis on highly novel computer architectures.  As to the latter, he co-chairs the IEEE Rebooting Computing Initiative. The initiative is charged with rethinking all levels of how we compute with a goal of restarting the industry’s historic exponential performance scaling.  In 2015, he served as the president of the IEEE Computer Society and is a fellow of the IEEE.  He is widely published and holds 35 US patents.