Reliability Society Newsletter

Vol. 68, No. 1, March 2022
Society Announcements
The instruction for getting alerts of new IEEE Transactions on Reliability publications

RS members may need to follow the instruction to get alerts of new IEEE Transactions on Reliability publications

Free membership of RS members to IEEE Transportation Electrification Community

When RS members renew their RS membership for 2022, they could join the IEEE TEC for free

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RS Events & News
The list of the activities of IEEE Reliability Society Chapter Hyderabad
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QRS 2021

The 21st International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability, and Security,
December 6 to 10, 2021

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ISSSR 2021

The 7th International Symposium on System and Software Reliability,
September 23 and 24, 2021

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IRPS 2022

The International Reliability Physics Symposium,
March 27 to 31, 2022

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DSC 2022

The 2022 IEEE Conference on Dependable and Secure Computing,
June 22 to 24, 2022

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DSA 2022

The 9th International Conference on Dependable Systems and Their Applications,
August 4 and 5, 2022

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Members and Chapters
Boston Chapter

February 2022 Boston Chapter

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Dallas Chapter

February 2022 Dallas Chapter

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Sweden Chapter

February 2022 Sweden Chapter

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Cyber Security Challenges

Goutam K Saha Senior Member IEEE

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Tools to Secure Cyber Threats

Goutam K Saha Senior Member IEEE

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IEEE Smart Village program

Have you heard about the IEEE Smart Village program? Did you know RS members provide volunteer leadership and financial support to IEEE Smart Village? Let's get more information provided by Dr.Carole Graas

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President's Message

Dear Reliability Society Members,

I hope this message finds each of you well.

Over the past few years, our society and community have been through some challenging times due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. But the resilience of the Reliability Society has brought up many good outcomes, and we are now all adapting to the new norm and starting our normal business.

Please allow me to share and highlight a few progress since I took the office. This is by no means an exhaustive list.

  1. Reliability Society joined the IEEE Learning Network (ILN) and launched four lecture videos presented by domain knowledge experts. This new offering is free to the society membership and we will continue this path to build a knowledge base in the field of interest of our society.

  2. The society secured a new Editor-in-Chief Prof. Shiuhpyng Shieh for our flagship journal of IEEE Transactions on Reliability. I look forward to the continued growth of the journal under the new leadership and editorial team. I would also thank the outgoing EiC Prof. Eric Wong for his efforts and commitment over the past six years. Prof. Wong has raised the journal to a new level of quality and recognition.

  3. Thanks to the leadership of our Past Senior President Jeff Voas and VP for Conference and Meeting Christian Hansen, Reliability Society is now owning 50% finance of the IEEE Software Technology Conference. The 29th IEEE Software Technology Conference will take place on October 3 to 6, 2022 in a remote mode, see more details about the conference here:

  4. I am very pleased to announce that Reliability Society joined the IEEE multi-society membership program. This is an outcome of many years of discussions and debate and it was approved in the IEEE Feb. TAB meeting. I believe this collaboration will benefit our membership growth.

  5. In early 2022, Reliability Society joined the IEEE Transportation Electrification Community (TEC), which is in the process to form an IEEE council in the coming years. We are also bringing the TEC community to our flagship PHM conference to further collaboration.

  6. Last but not least, over the past few years, Reliability Society has built up a solid financial base, with doubled reserve and over 500k annual operations surplus. We will take advantage of the financial strength to initiate new projects for growth opportunities.
In closing, I appreciate all the hard work and resilience from our society’s leadership team, and look forward to hearing feedback from you and having a fruitful year in 2022!

Best Wishes,

Steven Li

From the Editor

We are at the end of the first quarter in 2022. Here are the collections of several news and activities. We hope more society members can share the news in the newsletters. This sharing strengthens our disciplines, members, and society. The Newsletter is only as good as the inputs provided, so please help bring our members an outstanding Newsletter. Due dates for future newsletter issues are shown as follows.

  • 2022 June issue, inputs due May 31, 2022

Ricky Gao
2022 Newsletter Editor-in-Chief


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