Call for Nominations: Editor-In-Chief of ACM TOMM

ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM) The term of the current Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of the ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM) ( is coming to an end, and the ACM Publications Board has set up a nominating committee to assist the Board in selecting the next EiC. Nominations, including self-nominations, are invited for a three-year term as TOMM EiC, beginning on 1 January 2016. The EiC appointment may be renewed at most one time. This is an entirely voluntary position, but ACM will provide appropriate administrative support. The EiC is responsible for maintaining the highest editorial quality, for setting technical direction of the papers published in TOMM, and for maintaining a reasonable pipeline of articles for publication. He/she has final say on acceptance of papers, size of the Editorial Board, and appointment of Associate Editors. The EiC is expected to adhere to the commitments expressed in the policy on Rights and Responsibilities in ACM Publishing ( For more information about the role of the EiC, see ACM’s Evaluation Criteria for Editors-in-Chief ( Nominations should include a vita along with a brief statement of why the nominee should be considered. Self-nominations are encouraged, and should include a statement of the candidate’s vision for the future development of TOMM. The deadline for submitting nominations is 24 July 2015, although nominations will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please send all nominations to the nominating committee chair, Nicu Sebe ( The search committee members are:

  • Nicu Sebe (University of Trento), Chair
  • Rainer Lienhart (University of Augsburg)
  • Alejandro Jaimes (Yahoo!)
  • John R. Smith (IBM)
  • Lynn Wilcox (FXPAL)
  • Wei Tsang Ooi (NUS)
  • Mary Lou Soffa (University of Virginia), ACM Publications Board Liaison
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