(University of Illinois at Chicago | UICH)
Prof. Rashid Ansari is the Dean of electronics and computer engineering school of Illinois University at Chicago and IEEE Fellow. He received a doctorate degree in electrical engineering and computer science at Princeton University in 1981. He was a researcher in Bell communication research institute and professor in the department of electronic engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. He worked as the associate editor of the authoritative periodical in signal processing field, such as IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, and so on. the editorial board member of the Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, and the member of the organization planning committee of IEEE international conference many times. He was the chairman of the 96 international conferences on Visual Communication & Image Processing. Currently, he is a member of the digital signal processing technical committee of IEEE Circuits and Systems and also a member of images, video, and multidimensional signal processing technical committee. His main research fields are signal processing and communication, video image processing, multimedia communication, and medical image processing.