ECE News Story
Liu Receives IEEE SPS Technical Achievement Award
Professor and Distinguished Scholar-Teacher K. J. Ray Liu has received the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Signal Processing Society (SPS) Technical Achievement Award for pioneering and outstanding contributions for the advances of signal processing in multimedia forensics, security, and wireless communications.
The Technical Achievement Award honors individuals who, over a period of years, have made outstanding technical contributions to theory and/or practice in technical areas within the scope of the IEEE SPS, as demonstrated by publications, patents, or recognized impact on the field. The prize consists of $1500, a plaque and a certificate, and will be presented at the Society's Awards Ceremonies at the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), which will be held in Dallas, March 14-19, 2010.
The IEEE SPS Technical Achievement Award is awarded to up to two individuals per year. This year’s winners are Prof. Liu and Alan Willsky of MIT.
More information about the award can be found at: http://www.signalprocessingsociety.org/awards-fellows/awardspage/techachv/.
The IEEE SPS also honored another ECE professor, Minta Martin Professor of Engineering Rama Chellappa, who was awarded the IEEE SPS Society Award. Prof. Chellappa's and Prof. Liu's awards are the two highest honors bestowed by the IEEE SPS.
December 13, 2009