January 25, 2011
University Professor of ECE José M. F. Moura has earned the 2010 IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) Technical Achievement Award. According to the SPS, the annual award "honors a person who, over a period of years, has made outstanding technical contributions to theory and/or practice in technical areas within the scope of the society, as demonstrated by publications, patents or recognized impact on the field." Moura is being recognized for his fundamental contributions to statistical signal processing. He will receive the award, which consists of a cash prize, plaque and certificate, at the 2011 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing this coming May in Prague.
Moura's research focuses on statistical signal and image processing. He is an IEEE fellow, an AAAS fellow and a corresponding member of the Academia das Ciências of Portugal. He received the 2000 IEEE Third Millennium Medal for outstanding achievements and contributions, the 2003 IEEE Signal Processing Meritorious Service Award, the 2006 IBM Faculty Award, the 2007 CIT Outstanding Research Award and the 2008 Philip L. Dowd Fellowship Award for Contributions to Engineering Education. Moura becomes the first CMU faculty member to win the IEEE SPS Technical Achievement Award.
For more on Moura's research, see www.ece.cmu.edu/directory/details/124.
University Professor of ECE José M. F. Moura