Call for Nominations for T-ED Editor-in-Chief

For more than 60 years, the IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices (T-ED) has been a flagship publication of the IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS). T-ED publishes original and significant contributions relating to the theory, modeling, design, performance and reliability of electron and ion integrated circuit devices and interconnects, involving insulators, metals, organic materials, micro-plasmas, semiconductors, quantum-effect structures, vacuum devices, and emerging materials with applications in bioelectronics, biomedical electronics, computation, communications, displays, microelectromechanics, imaging, micro-actuators, nanoelectronics, optoelectronics, photovoltaics, power ICs and micro-sensors. TED publishes regular full-length papers, review papers, invited papers, and special issues. The average publishing cycle time is 16 weeks.

We invite nominations for the position of Editor-in-Chief (EiC) for T-ED for a 3-year term beginning in the second half of 2015. The EiC’s duties include appointing Editors to serve across the scope of the journal; supervising the operations of the journal through ScholarOne Manuscripts with the assistance of the EDS publications staff; monitoring the quality and timeliness of publications; and leading development to strengthen the journal.

Criteria for the Nominees:

  • Ability and motivation to spend sufficient time on the job;
  • Demonstrated competence in at least one of the disciplines included in the EDS field of interest;
  • Formal support from the institution for which the nominee works (waived if self-employed);
  • Has served  or currently is serving on one of the editorial boards of T-ED, EDL (the IEEE Electron Device Letters), or J-EDS (the IEEE Journal of the Electron Devices Society);
  • Suitable temperament (ability to work at all levels: editorial boards, IEEE/EDS staff, volunteers, authors, reviewers, officers, etc.) and judgment;
  • Be a member of EDS;
  • Other desirable qualifications include leadership experience, integrity and ethical standards, organizational and management skills, and a vision for moving the journal to a new level of excellence.

Requirement for Nominations:

  • A brief IEEE-style biography (up to 250 words) of the nominee;
  • A complete CV and list-of-publications of the nominee;
  • A brief statement from the nominator on nominee’s qualification and how the nominee meets the criteria listed above;
  • A letter from nominee’s employer indicating support for the EiC activity;
  • Endorsement from two EDS members on the nomination;
  • Optionally, a statement (up to 500 words) from the nominee on his/her vision for the journal.

Please email the nomination materials to: Marlene James ( by April 30, 2015.

Bin Zhao
VP of Publications and Products
IEEE Electron Devices Society