Beatrice Pesquet-Popescu received the Engineering degree in telecommunications from the “Politehnica” Institute in Bucharest in 1995, and the Ph.D. from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan in 1998. In 1998, she was a Research and Teaching Assistant at Université Paris XI, and in 1999, she joined Philips Research, France, where she worked for two years as a Research Scientist, then a Project Leader in scalable video coding. Since October 2000, she is an Associate Professor in multimedia at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (ENST). Her current research interests are in scalable and robust video coding, adaptive wavelets, and multimedia applications. EURASIP gave her a “Best Student Paper Award” in the IEEE Signal Processing Workshop on Higher-Order Statistics in 1997, and in 1998, she received a “Young Investigator Award” granted by the French Physical Society. She holds 20 patents in wavelet-based video coding and has authored more than 80 book chapters, journal, and conference papers in the field.
Biography Updated on 16 October 2005