The State of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

ECE Seminar: The State of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Starts at: September 8, 2016 4:30 PM

Ends at: 6:00 PM

Location: Scaife Hall 125

Speaker: Dr. Jelena Kovačević

Affiliation: Hamerschlag University Professor and Department Head of ECE Professor of BME

Refreshments provided: Yes

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 Professor Jelena Kovačević will give an overview of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at CMU, our goals and strategic initiatives, as well as some research efforts. She will also answer any questions and hear feedback about the department.




Jelena Kovačević received her Ph.D. degree from Columbia University. Her research interests include multiresolution techniques and biomedical applications. She then joined Bell Labs, followed by Carnegie Mellon University in 2003, where she is currently the Hamerschlag University Professor and Head of the Department of ECE, Professor of BME.

She received the Dowd Fellowship at CMU, Belgrade October Prize, and the E.I. Jury Award at Columbia University. Dr. Kovačević 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. 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.