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The IEEE Signal Processing Society is dedicated to providing the highest quality of services, products, and programs to SPS members and volunteers, and the greater signal processing community. We want to hear from you! If you have questions or simply want to reach out regarding SPS service offerings, direct contact information is provided below. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

SPS Staff Contacts:

Awards, Fellows, Distinguished Lecturers, Nominations,
and Technical Directions:

Additional Contacts can be found in the tabs below:



Awards, Fellows, Distinguished Lecturer Contacts


Inquiry Name Email
General Award and Nomination Inquiries Rabab Ward
Nominations: Distinguished Lecturers/Distinguished Industry Speakers Rabab Ward
Schedule a Distinguished Lecturer/Distinguished Industry Speaker Chirag N. Paunwala
SPS Fellow Inquiries Isabel Trancoso
SPS Staff Contact Theresa Argiropoulos


If you have overarching issues that cannot be addressed by any of the above individuals, please contact our SPS volunteer leadership:

SPS Board of Governors -
SPS Executive Committee -
SPS President, Ali Sayed -
SPS Executive Director, Rich Baseil -

Conferences Contacts

Inquiry Name Email
General Conference Inquiries Fernando Pereira
SPS Conferences Staff Contact Caroline Johnson

Membership Contacts

Inquiry Name Email
Chapter Inquiries and Outreach
Regions 1-6 Bhuvana Ramabhadran
Regions 7 & 9 Eduardo A. B. Da Silva
Region 8 Cédric Richard
Region 10 K V S Hari
Scheduling Distinguished Lecturers/Industry Speakers Chirag N. Paunwala
Chapter Certification/Chapter of the Year Inquiries Nikos Sidiropoulos
Educational Activities Inquiries Angshul Majumdar
Industry Activities Michail Tsanis
Membership Activities Inquiries Arash Mohammadi
Resource Center Inquiries Maria Sabrina Greco
Seasonal Schools Inquiries Athanasios Liavas
SigPort Inquiries Andres Kwasinski
Student Services Inquiries:
Conference Travel Grants
Student Career Luncheon
Lucio Marcenaro
Women Related Activities Namrata Vaswani
Young Professionals Related Activities Behnaz Ghoraani
SPS Membership Staff Contact Jessica Perry


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  • Q: How do I become a member of the Signal Processing Society?
    • A: You can become a member of the Signal Processing Society by visiting the following link: Join SPS.
  • Q: How do I renew my SPS membership?
    • A: You can renew your SPS membership by visiting the following link: Renew Membership.

Nominations and Appointments Contacts

Inquiry Name Email
Election Inquiries Rabab Ward
Officer Elections Rabab Ward
Member-at-Large & Region Director-at-Large Elections Rabab Ward
Awards Board Elections Rabab Ward
Nominations & Appointments Committee Elections Rabab Ward

Publications Contacts

Inquiry Name Email
General Inquiries Sergios Theodoridis
Publications Inquiries
Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing Lina J. Karam
Signal Processing Letters James Fowler
Signal Processing Magazine Robert Heath
Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing Dilek Hakkani-Tür
Transactions on Computational Brendt Wohlberg
Transactions on Image Processing Gaurav Sharma
Transactions on Information Forensics and Security Patrizio Campisi
Transactions on Multimedia Wenwu Zhu
Transactions on Signal & Information Processing over Networks Antonio Ortega
Transactions on Signal Processing Pier-Luigi Dragotti
Submit a Manuscript Petar Djuric Submit Manuscript
Manuscript Inquiries SPS Staff

Technical Directions Contacts

Inquiry Name Email
Technical Directions - TC Reviews
Technical Direction Inquiries Tulay Adali
TC Review Inquiries Ahmed Tewfik
Technical Committees Inquiries
Audio and Acoustic Paris Smaragdis
Bio Imaging and Signal Processing Erik Meijering
Computation Imaging Mujdat Cetin
Design & Implementation of Signal Processing Systems Ching-Te Chiu
Image, Video, and Multidimensional Signal Processing Onur Guleryuz
Industry DSP Technology Standing Committee Mike Polley
Information Forensics and Security Anderson Rocha
Machine Learning for Signal Processing Bhaskar D. Rao
Multimedia Signal Processing Frederic Dufax
Sensor Array and Multichannel Christoph Mecklenbrauker
Signal Processing for Communications and Networking Joakim Jalden
Signal Processing for Theory and Methods Jose Carlos Mereira Bermudez
Speech and Language Processing Eric Fosler-Lussier
Technical Directions - Special Interest Groups Inquiries
Big Data Zhi Tian
Internet of Things Susanna Spinsante
Autonomous Systems Initiative
Steering Committee Inquiries Ioannis Pitas
Data Science Initiative
Steering Committee Inquiries Paris Smaragdis
Data Collections and Challenges
Data Collections and Challenges Patrick Naylor

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