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Award Recipients

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.

SOCIETY AWARD

Alfred O. Hero "for contributions to the field of statistical signal and image processing and for sustained service to the Society."

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Li Deng "for outstanding contributions to deep learning and to automatic speech recognition."

MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD

Min Wu "for exemplary service to and leadership in the Signal Processing Society."

EDUCATION AWARD

Ali H. Sayed "for the writing of scholarly and influential texts in the areas of adaptive systems and statistical signal processing."

INDUSTRIAL LEADER AWARD

John R. Treichler "for sustained impact and leadership to the security and intelligence industry through signal processing innovations."

INDUSTRIAL INNOVATION AWARD

Gary Elko "for outstanding contributions towards industrial research and commercialization of innovative electroacoustic devices and microphone array 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 Transactions on Image Processing, Volume 19, No.12, December 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 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 presented to Yonina Eldar "for development of the theory and implementation of sub-Nyquist sampling with applications to radar, communications, and ultrasound."

IEEE Gustav Robert Kirchhoff Award presented to P.P. Vaidyanathan "for fundamental contributions to digital signal processing."

The IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal presented to Louis L. Scharf "for pioneering and sustained contributions to statistical signal processing and its practice."

The IEEE James H. Mulligan, Jr. Education Medal presented to Simon S. Haykin "for contributions to engineering education in adaptive signal processing and communication.”

The IEEE Dennis J. Picard Medal for Radar Technologies and Applications presented to Nadav Levanon "for contributions to radar signal design and analysis, pulse compression, and signal processing."

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