DSTC Officers and Committee Members

Information for the election of officers for the 2017-2018 term.

Officers 2017-2018



Prof. Brian M. Kurkoski

School of Information Science
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST)
1-1 Asahidai, Nomi, Ishikawa, 923-1292 Japan
Tel: (+81) 0761-51-1266
e-mail: kurkoski@jaist.ac.jp


Vice-Chair from Industry

Dr. Xinmiao Zhang

Ohio State University

e-mail: zhang.8952@osu.edu



Vice-Chair from Academia

Prof. Shayan Srinivasa Garani

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Bangalore: 560012, India
Tel: (+91)-80-22932968
e-mail: shayan.gs@dese.iisc.ernet.in




Dr. Qi Qi

Broadcom Limited
1320 Ridder Park Dr.
San Jose, CA 95131, USA
Tel: (+1) 408-433-4256
e-mail: Qi.Qi@broadcom.com


Prof. Jeongseok Ha

Jeongseok Ha
School of Electrical Engineering
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Tel: (+82) 42-350-7424
e-mail: jsha@kaist.edu

Committee Members

2016-17 Best Paper Awards Committee


  • Chao Tian (Texas A&M)
  • Yuval Cassuto (Techion)


  • Lara Dolecek (UCLA)
  • Parikshit Gopalan (Vmware, Inc.)
  • Xiaohu Tang (Southwest Jiaotong University, China)

2018 ComSoc Student Competition Committee

  • Suayb S. Arslan, MEF University, Turkey

Standards Liason

  • Lara Dolecek, Univesity of California, Los Angeles

Student Competition Program

  • Shayan Garani Srinivasa, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Georgios-Alex Dimakis, University of Texas, Austin
  • Qi Qi, Broadcom Limited

See also the Data Storage Technical Committees at IEEE Communications Society.

Past Officers

Past DSTC Chairs

Past officers, 2015-2016

Past officers, 2013-2014

Past officers, 2011-2012

Past officers, 2007-2010

Past officers, 2005-2007

Past officers, 2003-2005

Past Elections

2015-2016 Election: Candidate Statements and Results