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2011 IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING SOCIETY AWARDEES
(RECEIVED IN 2012)

The IEEE Signal Processing Society congratulates the following SPS members who will receive the Society's prestigious awards during ICASSP 2012 in Kyoto, Japan.

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" and to 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 i 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.

SIGNAL PROCESSING SOCIETY MEMBERS RECEIVE 2012 IEEE AWARDS.

SPS members are marked with an asterisk.

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 are 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 Masasu Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award is being represented to Gisle Bjontegaard, Tandberg Telecom; Gary Sullivan*, Microsoft Corporation, and Thomas Wiegand, Berlin University of Technology, "for leadership and technical contributions to the development of the globally deployed vide coding standard H.264/MPEG4-AVC." The IEEE Masasu Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award recognizes outstanding contributions in the field of consumer electronics technology.

The IEEE Joseph F. Keithley Award in Instrumentation and Measurement recognizes outstanding contributions in electrical measurements. The 2012 recipient is Rik Pintelon*, Vrijo Universiteit Brussel, "for the development of innovative system identification methods for measurement applications."

The 2012 IEEE Judith A. Resnik Award is being represented to Pramod Kumar Varshney*, Syracuse University, “for contributions to and leadership in the theory and practice of multisensor data fusion for aerospace and bioengineering applications". The IEEE Judith A. Resnik Award recognizes outstanding contributions to space engineering, within the fields of interest of the IEEE.

The IEEE Leon K. Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award recognizes inspirational teaching of graduate students in the IEEE fields of interest. The 2012 recipient is Anthony G. Constantinides*, Imperial College, "for educating, inspiring and mentoring generations of graduate students in digital signal processing and communications throughout the world."

2011 Awards

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