Aggelos Katsaggelos is Professor and AT&T Chair in the EECS Department at Northwestern University. He also runs the Image and Video Processing Laboratory (IVPL), whose objective is to generate cutting-edge research results in the fields of multimedia signal processing, multimedia communications, and computer vision. IVPL works in a variety of problems (e.g., recovery, compression, segmentation, and speech and speaker recognition) and applications areas (e.g., medical, multi-spectral, and astronomical image processing). Dr. Katsaggelos is a Fellow of the IEEE (1998) and SPIE (2009), the co-inventor of seventeen international patents, the recipient of the IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000), the IEEE Signal Processing Society Meritorious Service Award (2001), the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Achievement Award (2010), and co-author of several award-winning papers.

Dr. Katsaggelos received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering under the supervision of Dr. Ronald W. Schafer at the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1985. He received his M.S. in 1981 also at the Georgia Institute of Technology. As an undergraduate student, Dr. Katsaggelos studied electrical and mechanical engineering at the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki in Thessaloniki, Greece until he received his B.S. in 1979.


Research Interests

  • Multimedia Signal Processing
  • Image and Video Processing
  • Computational Vision
  • Computer Vision
  • Machine Learning
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Multimedia Communications

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Courses Developed/Taught

Northwestern University


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Professional Activities

  • Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 1997-2002
  • Member, Board of Governors, IEEE Signal Processing Society, 1999-2001
  • Member, Publication Board, IEEE Signal Processing Society, 1997-2002
  • Member, IEEE TAB Magazine Committee, 1998-2002
  • Member, IEEE Signal Processing Society Awards Board, 2014-2016
  • Member, Scientific Board, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas-CE.R.T.H., 2000

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Selected Talks

  • A deep symmetry convnet for stroke lesion segmentation, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Phoenix, AZ, Sept. 25-28, 2016
  • Compressive Sensing: A Tutorial, invited talk, Video Coding and Emerging Trends, 4th PROVI- SION Workshop, Fraunhofer HHI, Berlin, Germany, Feb. 9, 2017
  • Machine Learning Approaches for Solving Inverse Imaging Problems, invited talk, Huawei Strategy and Technology Workshop, Shenzhen, China, May 17, 2017
  • Machine Learning Approaches for Solving Inverse Imaging Problems, keynote talk, European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Kos, Greece, Aug. 29, 2017
  • Visualization of feature evolution during convolutional neural network training, European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Rhodes, Greece, Aug. 28 – Sept. 2, 2017
  • Hidden Intentions: Hyperspectral Data Fusion of Picasso‚Äôs Blue Period Paintings, AAAS Annual meeting, Austin, TX, Feb. 17, 2018

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Research Funding

The work of Dr. Katsaggelos has been or is currently funded by the following:

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Awards, Recognition, and Publicity

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