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UAV Technical Panel Chair; IEEE Standards Association Committee; Chapter Chair: Binghamton Section Joint Chapter
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Vince Socci is chief engineer and founder of On Target Technology Development, where he provides hardware, software and systems engineering design services for high-reliability power and control systems. He has over 25 years experience developing processor-based electronic controller applications for safety-critical systems, power drives, signal processing, avionics, biomedical, radar, power and communications platforms. He consults for major aerospace companies throughout the world. He serves as an expert witness in high-reliability electronics systems cases.  Socci holds BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering, an MBA in technology management, a Master of Divinity in Chaplaincy, and a Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling. He was awarded the Boeing Golden Eagle Award, Lockheed Martin Tradition of Excellence Award, and several industry recognition and achievement awards. He holds a patent and has published and presented technical papers at a variety of conferences. He serves as a public service leader, youth sports coach, Boy Scout leader and a church pastor. 

IEEE Accomplishments and Activities (S’89-M’92-SM’05)

• Currently serving on IEEE Board of Directors and IEEE-USA Board of Directors. 

• Serves as IEEE Region 1 Director (2014-2015), Director-Elect (2012-2013).

• Served varied IEEE volunteer roles in region, section, society, MGA and IEEE-USA positions, and maintains intimate relationships with IEEE membership, the public, other organizations and diverse communities on a global scale.

• Continual service as active leader in the Binghamton AESS Chapter since 2004.

• Proven business acumen, leadership experience and ability to exercise sound judgments in matters related to the current and long-term objectives of the IEEE.

• Demonstrated ability to recruit and motivate IEEE volunteers; negotiate compromise and resolve differences; maintain positive working relationships and set direction.

• Successful, effective experience developing strategic plans, financial budgets, government compliance artifacts and IEEE organization projects.

• Dedicated, innovative and committed service to the IEEE organization and its members over many years to meet a variety of needs.

• Revitalized Sections and Chapters by focusing on two objectives: increase volunteer involvement and increase technical and educational activities.

• Drove technical growth by founding Binghamton’s Communications Chapter, co-founding the Power Engineering Chapter, and rejuvenating the Aerospace and Electronic Systems and Computer Chapters.

• Socci serves on IEEE-USA policy CTAP, Energy, and MTP committees and advocated the bill for the “E2 for Innovation Act” throughout Congress.

• Socci organizes/presents at industry conferences related to AESS objectives.

Technical Areas of Interest: 
Aerospace Control and Guidance Systems, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Power and Control Systems, high-reliability electronics
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2 Wellington Drive

Field of Interest

“The field of interest shall be the organization, systems engineering, design, development, integration, and operation of complex systems for space, air, ocean, or ground environments. These systems include but are not limited to navigation, avionics, mobile electric power and electronics, radar, sonar, telemetry, military, law-enforcement, automatic test, simulators, and command and control."


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