IEEE Accomplishments and Activities


  • IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors Member (2022 – 2025)
  • Global Public Policy Committee, Chair (2022-present)
  • Public Visibility Committee, Vice-Chair (2021-2022)
  • Conduct Review Committee, Vice-Chair (2021-2022)
  • Conduct Review Committee, Chair (2023-present)
  • Conference Approval Review Committee (2022-present)
  • Distinguished Women in Science and Engineering Committee (2022-present)
  • IEEE-CS Technical Activities Board (1996-2000; 2004-2012)
  • IEEE-CS Conference Publications Operations Committee (2006-2016)
  • Computer editorial board (2007-2016; 2019-present); guest editor of 4 special issues (NASA 50th anniversary, Software Engineering, Evolving Critical Systems, Ethics)
  • Distinguished Visitor Program, 2006-2008
  • Member, IEEE-CS Conference Publications Oversight Committee (2006-present)
  • Editorial Board member, Computer and editor of Software Technologies column (2005-2015)


  • Co-Founder, IEEE International Conference on Formal Engineering Methods (ICFEM), Co-Chair 2005-2007
  • Co-Founder, IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering and Formal Methods (SEFM), Co-Chair 2002-2004
  • Co-Founder IEEE International Conference on Engineering Complex Computer Systems (IEEE ICECCS)
  • Founder, IEEE Software Engineering Workshop and IEEE/NASA Software Engineering Workshop, Chair for SEW-26 to SEW-35
  • Co-Founder, IEEE Workshop on Engineering Autonomous and Autonomic Systems (EASe)
  • Co-Founder, IEEE International Workshop on Industrial-Strength Formal Specification Techniques (WIFT)
  • Co-Founder, IEEE/NASA Workshop on Formal Approaches to Agent-Based Systems (FAABS)
  • Established IEEE Space Mission Challenges for IT (SMC-IT) as an IEEE event
  • Chair, IEEE Engineering Computer-Based Systems 2005 (ECBS 2005)  
  • Co-Founder and Chair of several IEEE conference series
  • Member, Program Committees for dozens of IEEE conferences/workshops
  • Keynote speaker at dozens of IEEE events worldwide


  • IEEE Region 8 Director-Elect (2023 – 2024)
  • IEEE Region 8 Director (2025 – 2026)
  • Vice-Chair, IEEE UK & Ireland Section (2016-2017)
  • Chair, IEEE, UK & Ireland Section (2018-2019)
  • Past Chair, IEEE UK & Ireland Section (2020-2021)
  • Keynote speaker: 2018-2020, IEEE Young Professionals events including Region 8 YP flagship event, WESYP 2019
  • Chair, Region 8 Membership Development subcommittee (2020-2022)
  • Member, Region 8 Membership Development committee (2018-2022)

Mike was 2018-2019 Chair of UK & Ireland Section which was the largest Section outside Silicon Valley, growing its membership substantially, and establishing cross-section collaborations.

Prof. Hinchey is a regular public and keynote speaker at IEEE events.