K. R. Rao

University of Texas at Arlington, USA

K. R. Rao received the Ph. D. degree in electrical engineering from The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque in 1966. Since 1966, he has been with the University of Texas at Arlington where he is currently a Professor of electrical engineering. He, along with two other researchers, introduced the Discrete Cosine Transform in 1975 which has since become very popular in digital signal processing. Some of his books have been translated into Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Russian and also published as Asian (paperback) editions. He has been an external examiner for graduate students from Universities in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan. He was a Visiting Professor in several Universities -3 weeks to 7 and1/2 months- (Australia, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Thailand). He has conducted workshops/tutorials on video/audio coding/standards worldwide. He has supervised several students at the Masters and Doctoral levels. He has published extensively in refereed journals and has been a consultant to industry, research institutes, law firms and academia. He is a Fellow of the IEEE. He is a member of the Academy of Distinguished Scholars, UTA.

Biography Updated on 6 February 2011

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