Robert Heath, Texas ECE professor, has received the European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP) 2017 Technical Achievement Award for Significant Contributions to Signal Processing in MIMO Communication Systems. EURASIP serves to further the efforts of researchers by providing a learned and professional platform for dissemination and discussion of all aspects of signal processing.
Texas ECE alumnus Dimitris S. Papailiopoulos has received a 2015 Signal Processing Society Young Author Best Paper Award for a paper co-authored with Texas ECE Associate Professor Alex Dimakis entitled "Interference Alignment as a Rank Constrained Rank Minimization." The award was presented at the Society’s awards ceremony at the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) in Shanghai, China.
Prof. Robert Heath has been elected to server on the IEEE Signal Processing Society Board of Governors. The IEEE's first society, the Signal Processing Society is the world’s premier professional society for signal processing scientist and professionals since 1948.