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SPS Congratulated 53 New Fellows and Members Who Received 2012 Awards at ICASSP 2012

The IEEE Signal Processing Society congratulated 53 SPS members who were recognized with the grade of Fellow as of 1 January 2012 and the SPS members who received the Society's prestigious awards during ICASSP 2012, which was held at the Kyoto International Conference Center in Kyoto, Japan, on March 25 – 30, 2012.

   
President – K. J. Ray Liu Vice President-Awards and Membership -John R. Treichler

 

SOCIETY AWARD

H. Vincent Poor, "for fundamental technical contributions to, and leadership in, statistical signal processing and its applications to wireless communications and related fields."

 

 

 

 

 

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Bernd Girod, "for his contributions to the theory and practice of video communications, search and processing".

 

 

 

 

 

Björn Ottersten, "for contributions in array signal processing and wireless communications."

 

 

 

 

 

MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD

Shih-Fu Chang and Li Deng "for extraordinary service contributions and outstanding leadership of the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine."

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION AWARD

P. P. Vaidyanathan, "for fundamental contributions to education in signal processing and multirate filter bank theory and methods."

 

 

 

 

IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING MAGAZINE BEST PAPER AWARD

Jacob Mattingley and Stephen Boyd for the paper entitled, "Real-Time Convex Optimization in Signal Processing," published in the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Volume 27, Number 3, May 2010.

 

 

 

 

IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING MAGAZINE BEST COLUMN AWARD

Hagit Messer, for the paper entitled, "Rainfall Monitoring Using Cellular Networks [In the Spotlight]," published in the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Volume 24, Number 3, May 2007.

 

 

 

BEST PAPER AWARDS

Tanya Ignatenko and Frans M. J. Willems for the paper entitled, " Biometric Systems: Privacy and Secrecy Aspects ," published in the IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Volume 4, Number 4, December 2009.

 

 

 

Nicholas D. Sidiropoulos , Timothy N. Davidson and Zhi-Quan (Tom) Luo for the paper entitled, " Transmit Beamforming for Physical-Layer Multicasting ," published in the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Volume 54, Number 6, June 2006.

 

 

 

Stephen J. Wright , Robert D. Nowak and Mário A. T. Figueiredo for the paper entitled, " Sparse Reconstruction by Separable Approximation ," published in the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Volume 57, Number 7, July 2009.

 

 

 

Pengfei Xia and Georgios B. Giannakis for the paper entitled, "Design and Analysis of Transmit-Beamforming based on Limited-Rate Feedback," published in the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Volume 54, Number5, May 2006.

 

 

 

 

YOUNG AUTHOR BEST PAPER AWARD

Raj Rao Nadakuditi , for the paper co-authored with Alan Edelman entitled, " Sample Eigenvalue Based Detection of High-Dimensional Signals in White Noise Using Relatively Few Samples ," published in the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Volume 56, Number 7, July 2008.

 

 

 

Yi-Hsuan Yang , Yu-Ching Lin and Ya-Fan Su , for the paper co-authored with Homer H. Chen entitled, " A Regression Approach to Music Emotion Recognition ," published in the IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Volume 16, Number 2, February 2008.

 

 

 

Sheng Yi , for the paper co-authored with Demetrio Labate, Glenn R. Easley, and Hamid Krim entitled, " A Shearlet Approach to Edge Analysis and Detection ," published in the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Volume 18, Number 5, May 2009.

 

 

 

 2012 IEEE AWARDS

The following SPS members received 2012 IEEE awards during ICASSP2012's award celebration. 

The IEEE James L. Flanagan Speech and Audio Processing Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of speech and/or audio signal processing. The 2012 co-recipients were James Baker, Carnegie Mellon University and Janet Baker*, Saras Institute, "for fundamental contributions to the theory and practice of automatic speech recognition."

 

 

The 2012 IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal was presented to G. CLIFFORD CARTER “for contributions to the fundamentals of coherence and time-delay estimation and to underwater acoustics signal processing.”

 

 

 

Chapter of the Year Award

The 2012 Chapter of the Year Award was presented to IEEE Signal Processing Society Malaysia Chapter, ‘for providing its membership with programs, activities, and services of the highest quality”.

 

 

 

 

2012 IEEE Signal Processing Society Fellows

The IEEE Signal Processing Society congratulates the following 53 SPS members who were recognized with the grade of Fellow as of 1 January 2012: Patrice Abry, Robert Adams, Yucel Altunbasak, Oscar Au, Ahmad Bahai, Sergio Barbarossa, Mauro Barni, Thierry Blu, Chaitali Chakrabarti, Jocelyn Chanussot, Yen-Kuang Chen, Paul Dan Cristea, Edward Dougherty, Gerard Dreyfus, Jean-Luc Dugelay, Michael Elad, Anbal Figueiras-Vidal, Patrick Flynn, Mazin Gilbert, Rafik Goubran, Fredrik Gustafsson, Franz Hlawatsch, Michael Insana, Jorgen Jensen, Nasser Kehtarnavaz, Ryuji Kohno, James Lam, Vincent Lau, Geert Leus, Jin Li, Ching-Yung Lin, Marco Luise, John Mathews, Eric Miller, Bernard Mulgrew, Hiroshi Okuno, Jean-Christophe Olivo-Marin, Venkata Padmanabhan, Jean-Christophe Pesquet, Konstantinos Plataniotis, Marc L. Pollefeys, Salil Prabhakar, Wonjong Rhee, Akbar Sayeed, Wan-Chi Siu, Ljubisa Stankovic, Roy Streit, Kenneth Tobin, Chin-Liang Wang, Jiangtao Wen, Xiaohu Yu, Wenjun Zeng, and Guotong Zhou.

Please visit this eNews article and visit this SPS webpage for full citations of these new fellows and more information about the Fellow program.

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