Professor Bovik Wins Third of Four Major Signal Processing Awards

Friday, January 18, 2008 - 12:30pm

Professor Bovik Wins Third of Four Major Signal Processing Awards Dr. Alan Bovik has received the IEEE Signal Processing Society Education Award, which is the society's highest honor for accomplishment in signal processing education. This award honors educators who have made pioneering and significant contributions to signal processing education. Dr. Bovik won this award because of his series of image processing books and his online courseware which is currently in use at more than 300 sites in more than 50 different countries; for creating the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing; and for creating and serving as the longest Editor-in-Chief of the main journal in the image processing field, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. Dr. Bovik is the first person to receive three of the IEEE group’s four major awards for his service, achievements, and teaching. He holds the Keys and Joan Curry/Cullen Trust Endowed Chair.