Professor J.K. Aggarwal recently received the 2007 Okawa Prize, awarded each year by the Okawa Foundation for Information and Telecommunication of Japan. The Okawa Prize honors those who have made outstanding contributions to the research, technological development, and business in the information and telecommunication fields. Dr. Aggarwal was cited for Outstanding Contribution to Conception and Pioneering Research of Dynamic Scene Analysis and Multisensor Fusion in Computer Vision Systems. He received a gold medal and 10 million yen (~$92K).
Professor Aggarwal is also the recipient of the 2004 King-Sun Fu Prize of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR) and the 2005 Leon K. Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE). He is a Fellow of IAPR, IEEE, and AAAS.