CMD Roster

Chapters and Membership Department (CMD) Roster



CMD 2019


Committee / Position Name Email Photo

CMD Chair

CMD Travel Awards Committee Chair

Blake Lloyd


Blake Lloyd pic
CMD Chapter Promotion Committee Chair Lesley Arakkal

Lesley Arakkal pic
CMD Past Chair Peter Magyar

2017 11 06 Peter Magyar
Chapters and Membership Committee, Chair Srikanth V Pillai 

Students, YP and WIE Events Committee, Chair Sumit Chhabria

Annual Workshop Organizing Committee, Chair Ines Abdennaji

  photo ines
Student Technical Conference Committee, Chair Richárd Cselkó

Awards and Contests Committee, Chair Lesley Arakkal

Lesley Arakkal pic
Public Relations Committee, Chair Christina-Panagiota Malliou

Financial Committee, Chair Blake Lloyd

Blake Lloyd pic



CMD 2018


Chapters and Membership Department (CMD)

Chair: Peter Magyar,

CMD Chapter Development Committee

Chair: Peter Magyar,

CMD Chapter Promotion Programs Standing Committee

Chair: Lesley Arakkal,

CMD Travel Awards and Events Standing Committee

Chair: Blake Lloyd,


1) Promote IAS brand to develop new chapters

(Travel position with IAS President)

2) Maintain Society statistics for chapters & membership

3) Liaise with sister societies in development of joint chapters

4) Organize regional workshops 

5) IAS Promotion a. Promotion codes b. Website

6) Prepare IAS Newsletter & Magazine articles 


1) Manage IAS  Myron Zucker Research Grant Program

2) Organize CMD Chapter / Individual / Team  Contests

a. Outstanding Member

b. Outstanding Chapter

c. Chapter Web Contest

d. Most Happening IAS Chapter

e. Student Thesis Contest

f. Myron Zucker Design Contest

g. Robotics Demonstration Contest

h. Humanitarian Project Contest

3) Job and Internship Program

4) Prepare IAS Newsletter & Magazine articles


1) Manage Travel Award and Event Programs


b. IAS Myron Zucker Travel Grant

c. IAS WIE Travel Grant Program

d. Conference Publication and Travel Grant Program

e. YP Events

f. Student led conferences

g. Conference Information Desk Program

h. Distinguished Lecturer Program 

2) Prepare IAS Newsletter & Magazine articles


2017 11 06 Peter Magyar


Lesley Arakkal pic


Blake Lloyd pic



CMD 2017


The full CMD Roster 2017 incl. Committee Chairs, Program Managers, Area Chairs and their contact addresses can be seen here.


Name Function
Lesley Ann Arakkal Awards and Contest Committee Chair

Lesley Arakkal


Srikanth Vasudevan P Chapters and Membership Growth Committee Chair           

Srikanth VP


Christina-Panagiota Malliou           Support Programs Committee Chair  

Christina P Malliou


Aristotelis Farmakis PR and Sponsorship Committee Chair

Aristotelis Farmakis


Megha Tak

YP Committee Chair

Megha Tak


Beáta Polgári Travel Grants Committee Chair

Beáta Polgári


Mark Halpin Zucker Planning and Operation Committee Chair

Mark Halpin. PNG


Peter Magyar Chapters and Membership Department (CMD) Chair Peter Magyar repro 688x963pixel color JPEG