NIST Boulder Staff Gordon Day to Be President/CEO of IEEE in 2012
by GSI Staff January 18, 2011
IEEE announced that Gordon W. Day has been elected president of the association for 2012. Day will become the 50th President of IEEE on January 1, 2012. Day’s technical specialty is the combination of optics and electronics. He spent most of his career in research and management at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Boulder, where he founded and led the NIST Optoelectronics Division. His personal research ranged from fundamental optical measurements to the development of standards for optical communication and new concepts in optical and electronic instrumentation.