DSTC Officers and Committee Members

Information for the election of officers for the 2019-2020 term.

Officers 2021-2022



Prof. Xinmiao Zhang

Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
The Ohio State University
2015 Neil Ave. Columbus, OH, USA
e-mail: zhang.8952@osu.edu



 Vice-Chair from Academia

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


Vice-Chair from Industry

Dr. Hironori Uchikawa

Kioxia Corporation

e-mail: hironori.uchikawa@kioxia.com




Dr. Seyhan Karakulak

Micron Technology, Inc


e-mail: seyhanemail@gmail.com




Prof. Suayb Arslan

MEF University, Department of Computer Engineering
Istanbul, Turkey 
Tel: (+90) 212 395-3735
e-mail: suaybarslan@gmail.com




Committee Members


2020-2021 Best Paper Award Committee


  • Paul H. Siegel (UCSD)
  • Cai Kui (SUTD)

2018-2019 Best Paper Award Committee


  • Bane Vasic (UA)
  • Andrew Jiang (Texas A&M)

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

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

Past Officers

Past DSTC Chairs

Past officers, 2019-2020

Past officers, 2017-2018

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