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Katsaggelos Named AT&T Research Professor

September 7, 2011 | by Jasmine Rangel

EVANSTON, Ill. --- Aggelos Katsaggelos, professor of electrical engineering and computer science in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, has been named the AT&T Research Professor.

He is the director of the Motorola Center for Seamless Communications, an affiliated faculty member in the department of linguistics in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, an academic affiliate staff member in the department of medicine at NorthShore University HealthCare System and an appointee at Argonne National Laboratory.

Katsaggelos is the co-holder of 17 international patents. He works with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in many capacities, including serving as editor-in-chief for the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, serving as a member of several committees, including on the Board of Governors and Publication Board of the Signal Processing Society). He has been awarded the IEEE Third Millennium Medal, the IEEE Signal Processing Society Meritorious Service Award and the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Achievement Award, and he was the Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He also is a fellow of SPIE and the holder of the Ameritech Chair of Information Technology.

His research is focused on multimedia signal processing, multimedia communications, computer vision, pattern recognition, machine learning and DNA signal processing. He has given numerous keynote and plenary talks around the world. He has published extensively and is the co-author of three books.

Katsaggelos has been a faculty member at Northwestern since 1985.
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