UT ECE professor Al Bovik has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the Honorary Member Award of the Society for Imaging Science and Technology.
Prof. Bovik was selected for the impact that his work has had on shaping the direction and advancement of the field of perceptual image processing. Al’s models of perceptual image quality are used throughout the television and cable industries to monitor and control image quality.
Honorary Membership is the highest award given by IS&T, recognizing outstanding contribution to the advancement of imaging science and engineering. The award, which is given to a single individual no more than once per year, includes a silver membership card and lifetime membership in IS&T.