Greg Byrd has been appointed the new IEEE-CS representative on the CRA board of directors. Byrd joins David Ebert and replaces Tom Conte on the board. CRA would like to thank Conte for his contributions during his term of service on the board.
Byrd is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at North Carolina State University, and serves as the associate department head. His teaching and research interests include computer architecture, memory systems, and parallel computing. Prior to joining NC State, he worked for Digital Equipment Corporation, the NC Supercomputing Center, MCNC, and Celotek. He has also been a visiting faculty architect at IBM. He has served on the IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors since 2015, and is currently the vice president for publications.