SAN DIEGO, Nov. 2, 2009 -- Roger U. Fujii, Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) vice president of Network Communication Systems in the company's Information Systems sector, was voted 2010 first vice president in this year's Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society election.
IEEE is the world's largest professional association that advocates the advancement of technology. With nearly 85,000 members, the IEEE Computer Society is the largest of the IEEE's 39 societies.
Fujii's first assignment will be to serve as IEEE Computer Society chairperson and vice president of the Standards Activity Board.
In 2009, Fujii was elected an IEEE Fellow and recognized as a national expert in software verification and validation and software safety analysis. He is a current member of the IEEE's Computer Society Board of Governors, serving a three-year term to which he was elected in 2007. Fujii previously received IEEE awards for Golden Core Member, Outstanding Contribution and Meritorious Service.
Fujii joined Northrop Grumman in 1968. Among his earlier roles, he was vice president of communications and systems technology for the company's Defense Mission Systems division. He also led an organization responsible for C4ISR (command, control, communication, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) acquisition and engineering support, tactical data link systems, system interoperability certification, satellite network management, information assurance, knowledge management and intelligence fusion systems.
Fujii earned a bachelor's degree in engineering mathematics and a master's degree in electrical engineering/computer science from University of California, Berkeley. He is also a graduate of the Executive Management Program at University of California's John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management, the Darden School of Management at the University of Virginia and the Harvard Business School for Executive Management.
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.
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