SP/CIS/COM Joint Chapter
IEEE Signal Processing/Computational Intelligence/Communications Joint Chapter was formed on 15th of November 2005 by the initiative of 15 petitioners: Gintautas DAUNYS, Algimantas KAJACKAS, Saulius KRASUCKAS, Borisas LEVITAS, Dalius NAVAKAUSKAS, Martavicius ROMANAS, Ricardas POCIUS, Vytautas RAMONAITIS, Jakovas ROSOSKIS, Vytautas RUDZIONIS, Arunas SALTIS, Bernardas SALNA, Laimutis Adolfas TELKSNYS, Vytautas URBANAVICIUS, Darius VIRZONIS.
The first elected IEEE SP/CIS/COM Joint Chapter Chair was Prof Dalius NAVAKAUSKAS who served at this position in a period of 2005–2010.
Current IEEE SP/CIS/COM Chapter’s Chair is Prof Artūras Serackis (elected at 2011).
On June of 2014 the IEEE Lithuania SP/CIS/COM Chapter has been awarded Certification from IEEE Signal Processing Society. This Certification is valid from 1 January 2015 through 31 December 2018.
Chapters which are granted Certification will receive the following for four years during which the Certification is valid:
· Visibility on the SPS webpage.
· More weight for IEEE SPS conferences offering a travel grant.
· Membership growth reward: Ability to request $50 per new member (up to $500) in additional funding for things such as networking events, poster awards, and food for seminars.
Artūras Serackis, Prof Dr