2015 IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING SOCIETY AWARDEES
(Received in 2016)
The IEEE Signal Processing Society congratulates the following SPS members who will receive the Society's prestigious awards during ICASSP 2016 in Shanghai, China.
Alfred O. Hero "for contributions to the field of statistical signal and image processing and for sustained service to the Society."
TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Li Deng "for outstanding contributions to deep learning and to automatic speech recognition."
Richard G. Baraniuk "for contributions to the theory and applications of sparsity and compressive sensing."
MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD
Min Wu "for exemplary service to and leadership in the Signal Processing Society."
Ali H. Sayed "for the writing of scholarly and influential texts in the areas of adaptive systems and statistical signal processing."
IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING MAGAZINE BEST PAPER AWARD
Zhi-Quan Luo,Wing-Kin Ma, Anthony Man-Cho So, Yinyu Ye and Shuzhong Zhang, for "Semidefinite Relaxation of Quadratic Optimization Problems", IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Volume 27, No.3, May 2010.
IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING MAGAZINE BEST COLUMN AWARD
Antonio Plaza, Javier Plaza, Abel Paz and Sergio Sánchez, for "Parallel Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing", IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Volume 28, No. 3, May 2011.
IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING LETTERS BEST PAPER AWARD
Argyrios Zymnis, Stephen Boyd and Emmanuel Candès, for "Compressed Sensing With Quantized Measurements", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Volume 17, No.2, February 2010.
OVERVIEW PAPER AWARD
Beibei Wang and K. J. Ray Liu, for "Advances in Cognitive Radio Networks: A Survey", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Volume 5, No. 1, February 2011.
SUSTAINED IMPACT PAPER AWARD
Ingemar J. Cox, Joe Kilian, F. Thomson Leighton and Talal Shamoon, for "Secure Spread Spectrum Watermarking for Multimedia ", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Volume 6, No. 12, December 1997.
BEST PAPER AWARDS
Mark A. Davenport, Petros T. Boufounos, Michael B. Wakin and Richard G. Baraniuk, for "Signal Processing With Compressive Measurements", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Volume 4, No. 2, April 2010.
Moshe Mishali and Yonina C. Eldar, for "From Theory to Practice: Sub-Nyquist Sampling of Sparse Wideband Analog Signals", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Volume 4, No. 2, April 2010.
Xiaoyang Tan and Bill Triggs, "Enhanced Local Texture Feature Sets for Face Recognition Under Difficult Lighting Conditions", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Volume 19, No. 6, June 2010.
Tomás Pevný, Patrick Bas and Jessica Fridrich, "Steganalysis by Subtractive Pixel Adjacency Matrix", IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Volume 5, No. 2, June 2010.
Junil Choi, David J. Love and Patrick Bidigare, "Downlink Training Techniques for FDD Massive MIMO Systems: Open-Loop and Closed-Loop Training With Memory", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Volume 8, No. 5, October 2014.
Chunming Li, Chenyang Xu, Changfeng Gui and Martin D. Fox, "Distance Regularized Level Set Evolution and Its Application to Image Segmentation", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Volume 17, No.2, February 2010.
YOUNG AUTHOR BEST PAPER AWARD
João F. C. Mota, for the paper co-authored with João M. F. Xavier, Pedro M. Q. Aguiar, and Markus Püschel, "Distributed Basis Pursuit", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Volume 60, No. 4, April 2012.
Dimitris S. Papailiopoulos, for the paper co-authored with Alexandros G. Dimakis, "Interference Alignment as a Rank Constrained Rank Minimization", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Volume 60, No. 8, August 2012.
Jingning Han, Ankur Saxena, Vinay Melkote for the paper co-authored with Kenneth Rose, "Jointly Optimized Spatial Prediction and Block Transform for Video and Image Coding", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Volume 21, No. 4, April 2012.
Yuhua Xu, for the paper co-authored with Jinlong Wang, Qihui Wu, Alagan Anpalagan and Yu-Dong Yao, "Opportunistic Spectrum Access in Cognitive Radio Networks: Global Optimization Using Local Interaction Games", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Volume 6, No. 2, April 2012.
Peiran Song, for the paper co-authored with Gesualdo Scutari, Francisco Facchinei, Daniel P. Palomar and Jong-Shi Pang, "Decomposition by Partial Linearization: Parallel Optimization of Multi-Agent Systems", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Volume 62, No. 3, February 2014.
SIGNAL PROCESSING SOCIETY MEMBERS RECEIVE 2016 IEEE AWARDS.
IEEE James L. Flanagan Speech and Audio Processing Award presented to Takehiro Moriya "for contributions to speech and audio coding algorithms and standardization."
IEEE Fourier Award for Signal Processing presented to Bede Liu "for foundational contributions to the analysis, design, and implementation of digital signal processing systems."
IEEE Leon K. Krichmayer Graduate Teaching Award for Signal Processing presented to K. J. Ray Liu "for exemplary teaching and curriculum development, inspirational mentoring of graduate students, and broad educational impact in signal processing and communications."
IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award for Signal Processing presented to Yonina Eldar "for development of the theory and implementation of sub-Nyquist sampling with applications to radar, communications, and ultrasound."
The IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal, awarded for outstanding achievements in signal processing, was presented to Louis L. Scharf "for pioneering and sustained contributions to statistical signal processing and its practice."