Jill I. Gostin

Ms. Jill I. Gostin is a Principal Research Scientist in the Software Engineering and Architecture Division of GTRI’s Sensors and Electromagnetic Applications Lab. She has worked at GTRI since 1985, where her work has focused on algorithm assessment, software testing and evaluation, and open architectures, specifically related to sensor systems. Her work has encompassed multiple sensors (radar, sonar, IR) over her many years of experience. She has authored or co-authored multiple technical papers, has won technical and service awards, and has managed large technical programs. She was named the 2016 Women in Technology Woman of the Year for mid-size businesses, recognizing her accomplishments as a leader in business, a visionary of technology, and for making a difference in her community.

Ms. Gostin currently serves on the IEEE Board of Directors and is the IEEE Vice President, Member and Geographic Activities. She is the past Director of IEEE Region 3, and has previously served as a member of the IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors, the IEEE Aerospace and Electronics Systems Society Board of Governors, and as VP Finance for the IEEE Sensors Council. Other volunteer activities include multiple other positions within IEEE, panelist for discussions on Women in Technology fields, and extensive activities at her church, with the Girl Scouts, and in STEM outreach.

Ms. Gostin received her BA in Mathematics from Greenville College magna cum laude and her MS in Applied Mathematics from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She is a Senior Member of IEEE. Her current fields of interest include Open Architectures, Model Based Systems Engineering, and data analytics.