ECE News Story
Chellappa Receives IEEE SPS Society Award
Minta Martin Professor of Engineering Dr. Rama Chellappa (ECE/UMIACS/CS) has received the highest award of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Signal Processing Society (SPS), known as the Society Award. He was recognized for pioneering and fundamental contributions to image and video-based analysis and understanding.
The IEEE SPS Society Award honors outstanding technical contributions and leadership in the Signal Processing field. The prize is $2500, 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.
More information about the award can be found at: http://www.signalprocessingsociety.org/awards-fellows/awardspage/society/
The IEEE SPS also honored another ECE professor, Prof. K. J. Ray Liu, who was awarded the IEEE SPS Technical Achievement Award. Prof. Chellappa's and Prof. Liu's awards are the two highest honors bestowed by the IEEE SPS.
December 13, 2009