State of the Department

ECE Seminar: State of the Department

Starts at: October 22, 2014 12:30 PM

Location: Hamerschlag Hall - 1107

Speaker: Jelena Kovačević

Affiliation: Schramm Professor and Department Head, ECE Dept. Carnegie Mellon University



Jelena Kovacevic received a Ph.D. degree from Columbia University. She then joined Bell Labs, followed by Carnegie Mellon University in 2003, where she is surrently the Edward David Schramm Professor and Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Professor of BME, and the Director of the Center for Bioimage Informatics. She received the Belgrade October Prize, the E.I. Jury Award at Columbia University, and the Philip L/ Dowd Fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University. She is a coauthor on an SP Society award-winning paper and is a coauthor of the textbooks “Wavelets and Subband Coding” and “Foundations of Signal Processing”. Dr. Kovacevic is the Fellow of the IEEE and was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. She was a keynote speaker at a number of meetings and has been involved in organizing numerous conferences. Her research interests include multi-resolution techniques and biomedical applications.