Chair’s Message

Ladan TahvildariDr. Ladan Tahvildari
TCSE Chair
University of Waterloo

The IEEE Computer Society is the world’s largest professional organization devoted to computer science and the TCSE (Technical Council on Software Engineering) is the voice of software engineering within the IEEE and the Computer Society. TCSE has the duty to advance awareness of software engineering and to support education and training through conferences, workshops, and other professional activities that contribute to the growth and enrichment of software engineering academics and professionals. This is your organization. It should serve you in terms of your professional growth, but it should also serve your business, your government, your financial environment, your health, your home and family, and your social networks.

Software is everywhere and is critical to the financial, environmental, physical, and social well-being of our world. As software engineers, we have incredible opportunities, and enormous responsibilities to society as a vibrant, multi-disciplinary, and rapidly expanding field. Consequently, the TCSE is in the privileged and also sensitive position to exert an enormous influence on the society.

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2022 TCSE Awards – Call for Nominations

The IEEE Technical Council on Software Engineering (TCSE) requests nominations for its annual international awards in seven categories. Each award includes an award plaque that will be presented at the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) along with a public citation for the award on the IEEE TCSE website.

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2021 TCSE Election Results

Congratulations to our latest TCSE Members-at-large Sue Black and Federica Sarro, Grace Lewis, and Nancy Mead. The At-Large Members were elected for the term of November 1, 2021-October 31, 2023.

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2021 TCSE Distinguished Awards

Congratulations to the awardees:

  • Service Award: David Lo, Singapore Management University
  • Education Award: Ahmed Hassan, Queen’s University
  • WISE Leadership Award: Sue Black, Durham University
  • Rising Star Award: Federica Sarro, University College London
  • New Directions Award: Yuriy Brun, University of Massachusetts

These awards were presented at virtual ICSE 2021 on Friday, May 28.

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