Contact Information:

UIC Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, 1020 Sciences and Engineering Offices (SEO), 851 South Morgan St.(M/C 154)
Chicago, IL 60607

Office: Green Hall, Room 1101, Campus Box 1042, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130

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Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
Stanford University, 1983

M.Sc. Electrical Engineering
Technion, Israel, 1979

B.Sc. Electrical Engineering
Technion, Israel, 1976

Sparse signal processing

Energy and smart grid

Remote sensing and radar


Motion sensing


Biomedical imaging and signal processing

Genomic signal processing

Environmental monitoring and homeland security

Machine learning

1. Fellow of the AAAS (since 2012), Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society (since 1996), Fellow of the IEEE(since 1994)
2. Co-author of best paper awards in student competitions,
IEEE CAMSAP, 2013; WDD, 2012; Asilomar Conf., 2010; IEEE Radar Conf., 2010; WDD, 2010; and IEEE ICASSP, 2006
3. Recipient, 2009 Meritorious Service Award, IEEE Signal Processing Society
4. Recipient, 2006 Technical Achievement Award, IEEE Signal Processing Society
5. Director, Center for Sensor Signal and Information Processing, WUSTL, since 2006
6. Inaugural holder of the Eugene and Martha Lohman Professorship of Electrical Engineering, WUSTL, since 2006
7. Principal Investigator, Multi-university Research Initiative (MURI) grant on Adaptive Waveform Design for Full Spectral Dominance, AFOSR, 2005-2010
8. Recipient, 2004 Magazine Paper Award, IEEE Signal Processing Society
9. Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Signal Processing Society, 2004-2005
10. Co-author of 2003 Young Author Best Paper Award, IEEE Signal Processing Society
11. Member of the Board of Governors and Executive Committee, IEEE Signal Processing Society,January 2003 to December 2005
12. Chair of the Publications Board, IEEE Signal Processing Society,January 2003 to December 2005
13. Vice President (Publications), IEEE Signal Processing Society, January 2003 to December 2005
14. Founding Editor, Special Columns on Leadership Reflections, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 2003-2006
15. Recipient, University Scholar Award, University of Illinois, 2001-2004
16. Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering Division
UIC, 2001-2002
17. Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, January 2000 to December 2002
18. Co-General Chair, First and Second IEEE SAM Workshops, 2002 and 2004
19. Chair, Technical Committee on Sensor Array and Multichannel (SAM), Processing,IEEE Signal Processing Society, 2000-2002
20. Recipient, Senior Award for Best Paper, IEEE Signal Processing Society, 1989
21. Associate Editor of five IEEE journals and three others,from 1987