C. C. Jay Kuo

University of Southern California, USA

C.-C. Jay Kuo received the B.S. degree from the National Taiwan University, Taipei, in 1980, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, in 1985 and 1987, respectively, all in electrical engineering. He is presently the Director of the Signal and Image Processing Institute (SIPI) and a Professor of electrical engineering, computer science, and mathematics at the University of Southern California (USC). His research interests are in the areas of digital image/video analysis and modeling, multimedia data compression, communication and networking, and biological signal/image processing. Dr. Kuo has guided 85 students to their Ph.D. degrees and supervised 20 postdoctoral research fellows. Currently, his research group at USC has around 35 Ph.D. students (please visit website http://viola.usc.edu), which is one of the largest academic research groups in multimedia technologies. He is coauthor of about 140 journal papers, 730 conference papers, and 9 books. He delivered about 350 invited lectures in conferences, research institutes, universities, and companies. He has served editors for 10 international journals. Dr. Kuo is a Fellow of IEEE and SPIE. He received the National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award (NYI) and Presidential Faculty Fellow (PFF) Award in 1992 and 1993, respectively. He received the Northrop Junior Faculty Research Award from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering in 1994. He received the best paper awards from the multimedia communication Technical Committee of the IEEE Communication Society in 2005, from the IEEE Vehicular Technology Fall Conference (VTC-Fall) in 2006, and from IEEE Conference on Intelligent Information Hiding, and Multimedia Signal Processing (IIH-MSP) in 2006. He was an IEEE Signal Processing Society Distinguished Lecturer in 2006, and a recipient of the Okawa Foundation Research Grant in 2007.

Biography Updated on 16 December 2007

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