Chris Gill, professor of computer science & engineering, has been elected as the next vice chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Real-Time Systems (TCRTS). He will serve as vice chair for the next two years, then will serve as chair for the following two years.
He succeeds Chenyang Lu, the Fullgraf professor in computer science & engineering, who is completing his term as TCRTS chair.
By the end of Gill's terms in the leadership roles, a member of the faculty from the McKelvey School of Engineering's Department of Computer Science & Engineering will have been in the leadership roles for four consecutive terms.
The IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Real-Time Systems (TCRTS) addresses hardware and software issues related to the use of computers in real-time data systems, operating systems, processing of acquired data, database management, process control, data acquisition networks, industrial systems, and data communications in both distributed and parallel computing environments.