Mihaela Van Der Schaar
Mihaela van der Schaar is currently an Assistant Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of California, Davis. She received her Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands. Between 1996 and June 2003, she was a Senior Member Research Staff at Philips Research in the Netherlands and USA. In 1998, she worked in the Wireless Communications and Networking Department. From January to September 2003, she was also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University. In 1999, she become an active participant to the MPEG-4 standard, contributing to the scalable video coding activities. She is currently chairing the MPEG Ad-hoc group on Scalable Video Coding, and is also cochairing the Ad-hoc group on Multimedia Test Bed. Her research interests include multimedia coding, processing, networking, and architectures. She has authored more than 70 book chapters, and conference and journal papers and holds 9 patents and several more pending. She was also elected as a member of the Technical Committee on Multimedia Signal Processing of the IEEE Signal Processing Society and is an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia and an Associate Editor of Optical Engineering.
Biography Updated on 4 March 2004