Professor Arye Nehorai was Plenary Speaker at the 6th Biennial Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (SPCOM01), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, July 2001. He was also Keynote Speaker at the 3rd International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS2001), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, October 2001. He will serve as Co-General Chair, Second IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop (SAM 2002), Washington, DC, August 2002. He served in this position also at SAM 2000. His first UIC-graduated PhD student (Aleksandar Dogandzic) was appointed Assistant Professor at Iowa State University in August 2001.