Prof. Aggelos Katsaggelos
Joseph Cummings Chair, Department of EECS, Northwestern University, USA
Aggelos K. Katsaggelos
received the Diploma degree in electrical and mechanical engineering from the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1979, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, in 1981 and 1985, respectively.
In 1985, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern University, where he is currently a Professor holder of the Joseph Cummings chair. He was previously the holder of the Ameritech Chair of Information Technology and the AT&T chair. He is also a member of the Academic Staff, NorthShore University Health System, an affiliated faculty at the Department of Linguistics and he has an appointment with the Argonne National Laboratory.
He has published extensively in the areas of multimedia signal processing and communications (over 250 journal papers, 600 conference papers and 40 book chapters) and he is the holder of 25 international patents. He is the co-author of Rate-Distortion Based Video Compression
(Kluwer, 1997), Super-Resolution for Images and Video
(Claypool, 2007), Joint Source-Channel Video Transmission
(Claypool, 2007), and Machine Learning Refined
(Cambridge University Press, 2016). He has supervised 55 Ph.D. theses so far.
Among his many professional activities Prof. Katsaggelos was Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine (1997–2002), a BOG Member of the IEEE Signal Processing Society (1999–2001), a member of the Publication Board of the IEEE Proceedings (2003-2007), and a Member of the Award Board of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He is a Fellow of the IEEE (1998), SPIE (2009), and EURASIP (2017), and the recipient of the IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000), the IEEE Signal Processing Society Meritorious Service Award (2001), the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Achievement Award (2010), an IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award (2001), an IEEE ICME Paper Award (2006), an IEEE ICIP Paper Award (2007), an ISPA Paper Award (2009), and a EUSIPCO paper award (2013). He was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Signal Processing Society (2007–2008).