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
  • Member, Advisory Board, International Graduate School in Information and Communication Technology, Trento, Italy, 2004-present
  • Editorial Board Member, Academic Press, 1998-present
  • Editorial Board Member, Marcel Dekker, Signal Processing Series, 1998-present
  • Editorial Board Member, Applied Signal Processing, 2001-2007
  • Editorial Board Member, Computer Journal, 2001-2007
  • Editorial Board Member, IEEE Proceedings, 2002-2007
  • Editorial Board Member, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 2002-2006
  • Editorial Board Member, EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, 2006-present
  • Editorial Board Member, Advances in Multimedia, 2006-present
  • Steering Committee Member, IEEK Transactions on Smart Processing & Computing (IEEK SPC), 2012-present
  • Associate Editor, IEEK Transactions on Smart Processing & Computing (IEEK SPC), 2012-present
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 1990-1992
  • Area Editor, Graphical Models and Image Processing, 1992-1995
  • Guest Editor, Journal of Visual Communications and Image Representation, special issue on Image Restoration, Nov. 1992
  • Guest Editor, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Special issue on Application of Artificial Neural Networks to Image Processing, Aug. 1998
  • Editorial Board Representative, Applied Signal Processing, special issue on Applied Visual Inspection, 2002
  • Editorial Board Representative, Applied Signal Processing, special issue on Multimedia Human-Computer Interface, 2002
  • Guest Editor, EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, special issue on ”Signal Processing Technologies for Ambient Intelligence in Home-Care Applications, 2007
  • Guest Editor, Computer Journal, special issue on Super-resolution of Images and Video, 2008
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Visual Speech Recognition: Lip Segmentation and Mapping, Information Science Reference, 2008
  • Member, Advisory Board, Journal of Communications, Academy Publishers 2008-present
  • Member, European Commission, Future Media and 3D Internet Task Force (FM3DI-TF), May 2008-present
  • Participant, Cost Action 283 and Cost Action 292
  • Invited Member, 2008 Research and Development Exchange Workshop, President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, Sept. 2008
  • Lead Guest Editor, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Special Issue on Quality-Driven Cross-Layer Design for Multimedia Communications, Oct. 2009
  • Member, IEEE Connexions Lensing Oversight Committee, 2007-present
  • Advisory Board Member, Knowledge Space of Shared Technology and Integrative Research to Bridge the Semantic Gap, European Network of Excellence, 2005-2008
  • Advisory Board Member, 3D Life, European Network of Excellence, 2010-2013
  • Advisory Board Member, REVERIE, European Network of Excellence, 2012-2015
  • Advisor, Image, Video and Mesh Coding Interest Group (IMVIMEC-IG), 2012-present
  • Member, Senior Editorial Board, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, 2009-present
  • Editorial Board Member, ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu, ICTACT Journals, 2011-present
  • Member, Steering Committee, IEEE International School of Imaging, 2013-present
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Imaging, 2014-present
  • Member, SPIE
  • Member, IEEE-SP Technical Committee on Image and Multidimensional Signal Processing (IMDSP), 1990-1998
  • Founding Member, IEEE-SP Technical Committee on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), 1996-present
  • Member, IEEE-CAS Technical Committee on Visual Signal Processing and Communications, 1989-present
  • Member, Steering Committee of the IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging as a representative of the IEEE Signal Processing Society, 1990-1999
  • Member, Steering Committee of the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing as a representative of the IEEE Control Systems Society, 1991-1997
  • Member, Executive Committee of SPIE Chicago Regional Chapter (1988-1991; chair, Nominating Committee, 1990-1991)
  • Member, Steering Committee of Visual Communications and Image Processing Conference, 1988-present
  • Member, Executive Committee of Visual Communications and Image Processing Conference, 1994-present
  • Member, Organizing Committee of Optical Engineering Midwest Conference, 1989-1994
  • Chairman, IEEE-MDSP Technical Subcommittee for the establishment of an IEEE Digital Image Database
  • Registration Chairman, 1992 American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, June 1992
  • Publicity Chairman, IEEE 1993 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, Signal Processing, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Publicity Chairman, 1993 European Signal Processing Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, Sept. 1994
  • General Chairman, 1994 SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, Chicago, Illinois, Sept. 1994
  • General Co-Chairman, SPIE Conference on Artificial Neural Networks for Image Processing, San Jose, CA, 1995-present
  • Member, Program Committee, International Workshop on Stereoscopic and Three Dimensional Imaging, Santorini, Greece, Sept. 6-8, 1995
  • Member, International Program Committee, IASTED International Conference on Signal and Image Processing, SIP-95, SIP-96, SIP-97
  • General Co-Chairman, 1996 Conference on Digital Compression Technologies and Systems for Video Communications, Berlin, Germany, Oct. 1996
  • Member, Program Committee, International Workshop on Synthetic-Natural Hybrid Coding and Three Dimensional Imaging (IWSNHC3DI’97), Rhodes, Greece, Sept. 7-9, 1997
  • Technical Program Co-Chair, IEEE 1998 International Conference on Image Processing, Chicago, IL, Oct. 1998
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Erlangen Workshop ’99, “Vision, Modeling, and Visualization,” Erlangen, Germany, Nov. 17-19, 1999
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Int. Workshop on Synthetic-Natural Hybrid Coding and 3D Imaging, Santorini, Greece, Sept. 15-17, 1999
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Packet Video Workshop (PV2000), Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy, May 1-2, 2000
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Workshop on Vision, Modeling, and Visualization 2000, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Informatik, Saarbruecken, Germany, Nov. 22-24, 2000
  • Member, Advisory Committee, International Symposium on Multimedia Information Processing, Sydney, Australia, Dec. 13-15, 2000
  • Member, Program Committee, EUROIMAGE 2001, International Conference on Augmented, Virtual Environments and 3D Imaging, Mykonos, Greece, May 30 – June 1, 2001.
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2001), Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 2001
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing 2001, Cannes, France, Oct. 3-5, 2001
  • Member, Program Committee, IEEE 2001 International Conference on Image Processing, Thessaloniki, Greece, Oct. 2001
  • Member, International Technical Program Committee, 14th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Santorini, Greece, July 1-3, 2002
  • Member, International Technical Program Committee, IEEE Intl. Conf. on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2002), Lausanne, Switzerland, Aug. 2002.
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 4th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS-03), London, England, April 9-11, 2003
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 1st Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (IbPRIA 2003), Puerto de Andratx, Mallorca, Spain, June 4-6, 2003
  • Member, Steering Committee, International Workshop Very Low-Bit Video (VLBV03), Madrid, Spain, Sept. 18-19, 2003
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 5th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS-04), Lisboa, Portugal, April 21-23, 2004
  • Panelist, Image and Video Analysis: Trends and Challenges, 5th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS-04), Lisboa, Portugal, April 21-23, 2004
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 3rd International Symposium in Sensor Networks (IPSN’04), Berkeley, CA, April 26-27, 2004
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP-04), Siena, Italy, Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, 2004
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 6th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS-05), Montreux, Switzerland, April 13-15, 2005
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE Int. Workshop on Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics (GENSIP-05), Newport, Rhode Island, May 22-24, 2005
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, OSA Computational Sensing and Imaging, Charlotte, NC, June 6-9, 2005
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 2nd Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (IbPRIA 2005), Estoril, Portugal, June 7-9, 2005
  • General Co-Chairman, First International Conference on Multimedia Services Access Networks (MSAN 2005), Orlando, FL, June 13-15, 2005
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2005), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 6-8, 2005
  • Member, International Program Committee, 12th Int. Workshop on Systems, Signals and Image Processing, Chalkida, Greece, Sept. 22-24, 2005
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Intern. Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP-05), Shanghai, China, Oct. 30 – Nov. 2, 2005
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM2005), Jeju, Korea, Nov. 13-16, 2005
  • Member, Scientific Committee, X Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition, Havana, Cuba, Nov. 15-18, 2005
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 2nd European Workshop in the Integration of Knowledge, Semantic, and Digital Media Technologies (EWIMT2005), London, UK, Nov. 30 – Dec. 1, 2005
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 7th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS-06), Incheon, Korea, April 19-21, 2006
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE Int. Workshop on Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics (GENSIP-06), College Station, TX, May 28-30, 2006
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 2nd Int. Symposium of Multimedia over Wireless (IWCMC 2006), Vancouver, Canada, July 3-6, 2006
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 14th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2006), Florence, Italy, Sept. 4-8, 2006
  • Member, International Program Committee, 13th International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing, Budapest, Hungary, Sept. 21-23, 2006
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEE Conference on Visual Information Engineering, Bangalore, India, Sept. 26-28, 2006
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM2006), Hangzhou, China, Nov 2-4, 2006
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 11th Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition, Cancun, Mexico, Nov. 14-17, 2006
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies (SAMa06), Athens, Greece, Dec. 7-8, 2006
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, International Workshop on Advanced Multimedia Technology and Applications (AMTA2006), Korea, 2006
  • Member, International Program Committee, International Workshop on Telecommunications (IWT07), Santa Rita do Sapucai, Brazil, Feb. 12-15, 2007
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 8th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS-07), Santorini, Greece, June 6-8, 2007
  • Member, International Steering Committee, Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging, Vancouver, Canada, June 18-20, 2007
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2007), Bejing, China, July 2-5, 2007
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 15th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2007), Poznan, Poland, Sept. 3-7, 2007
  • Member, International Steering Committee, Picture Coding Symposium (PCS 2007), Lisbon, Portugal, Nov. 7-9, 2007
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 12th Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition, Via del Mar-Valparaiso, Chile, Nov. 13-16, 2007
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Int. Conf. on Advanced Engineering Computing and Applications in Sciences (ADVCOMP 2008), Valencia, Spain, Sept. 29 – Oct. 4, 2008
  • Special Sessions/Workshops Co-Chair, Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP 2008), San Diego, CA, Oct. 12-15, 2008
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Mosharaka Int. Conf. on Communications, Networking and Information Technology (MIC-CNIT 2008), Amman, Jordan, Dec. 4-6, 2008
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 7th ACM SIGGRAPH Int. Conf. on Virtual-Reality Continuum and its Applications in Industry (VRCAI 2008), Biopolis, Singapore, Dec. 8-9, 2008
  • Technical Program Co-Chair, Int. Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS-09), London, UK, May 6-8, 2009
  • Technical Program Co-Chair, Picture Coding Symposium (PCS-09), Chicago, IL, May 6-8, 2009
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Workshop on Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics (GENSIPS 2009), Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 17-21, 2009
  • Member, International Program Committee, Int. Symposium on Programming and Systems (ISPS 2009), Algiers, Algeria, May 18-20, 2009
  • Member, Program Committee, International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI 2009), Chania, Crete, Greece, June 3-5, 2009
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Int. Conf. on Digital Signal Processing (DSP 2019), Santorini, Greece, July 5-7, 2009
  • General Co-Chair, Int. Conf. on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2009), San Francisco, CA, Aug. 2-6, 2009
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE Workshop on Multimedia Computing and Communications, San Francisco, CA, Aug. 2-6, 2009
  • General Co-Chair, Latin-American Conference on Networked and Electronic Media (LACNEM 2009), Bogota, Colombia, Aug. 4-6, 2009
  • Reviewer, Department of Energy of the Large Scale Geospatial Image Indexing and Retrieval Program, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, March 23, 2010
  • Member, Technical Program Committee and US Liaison, 11th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS-10), Desenzano de Garda, Italy, April 12-14, 2010
  • General Co-Chair, 1st Int. ICST Conf. on User Centric Media – UCMedia 2009, Venice, Dec. 9-11, 2009
  • Member, International Advisory Committee, 5th IEEE Int. Conf. on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA 2010), Taichung, Taiwan, June 15-17, 2010
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Visual Communciations and Image Processing, Huang Shan, China, July 11-14, 2010
  • Technical Program Co-Chair, Latin-American Conference on Networked and Electronic Media (LACNEM 2010), Cali, Colombia, Sept. 8-10, 2010
  • Member, International Advisory Committee, Sensor Signal Processing for Defense Conference, London, UK, Sept. 29-30, 2010
  • Member, Best Paper Award Committee, IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2010), Miami, FL, Dec. 6-10, 2010
  • Member, International Steering Committee, Picture Coding Symposium, Nagoya, Japan, Dec. 7-10, 2010
  • Member, Programme Committee, ACM SIGGRAPH Int. Conf. on Virtual-Reality Continuum and its Applications to Industry (VRCAI 2010), Seoul, Korea, Dec. 12-13, 2010
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Workshop on Future Media Networks and IP-based TV (FMN-IPTV), Shanghai, April 10-15, 2011
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 12th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS-11), Delft, The Netherlands, April 13-15, 2011
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Int. Conf. on Digital Signal Proc. (DSP 2011), Corfu, Greece, July 6-8, 2011
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE Int.Conf. on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2011), Barcelona, Spain, July 11-15, 2011
  • Area Chair and Member, Technical Program Committee, Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP 2011), Brussels, Belgium, Sept. 11-14, 2011
  • Member, International Advisory Committee, Sensor Signal Processing for Defense Conference, London, UK, Sept. 28-29, 2011
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Int. Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP2011) Conference, Tainan City, Taiwan, Nov. 6-9, 2011
  • Panelist, ”Future of 3D Media Industry,” EMC2 Industry Day, Berlin, Germany, Nov. 14, 2011
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, The 16th Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition, Pucon, Chile, Nov. 15-18, 2011
  • Technical Program Co-Chair, Latin-American Conference on Networked and Electronic Media (LACNEM 2011), San Jose, Costa Rica, Nov. 17-19, 2011
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 10th Int. Conf. on Virtual Reality Continuum and Its Applications in Industry (ACM SIGGRAPH VRCAI 2011), Hong Kong, Dec. 11-12, 2011
  • Site reviewer, Trinity College Dublin, Science Foundation Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, Jan. 30-31, 2012
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Int. Conf. on Computing, Networking and Communications, Multimedia Computing and Communications Symposium (ICNC-12), Maui, Hawaii, Jan. 30 – Feb. 2, 2012
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 8th Int. Conf. on Networking and Services (ICNS 2012), St. Maarten, The Netherlands Antilles, March 25-29, 2012
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Int. Conf. on Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP 2012), Vienna, Austria, April 11-13, 2012
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation (SSIAI), Santa Fe, NM, April 22-24, 2012
  • Member, International Steering Committee, Picture Coding Symposium (PCS-12), Krakow, Poland, May 7-9, 2012
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 19th Int. Packet Video Workshop, Munich, Germany, May 10-11, 2012
  • US Liaison, 13th Int. Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS12), Dublin City University, Ireland, May 23-25, 2012
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, The IET Image Processing Conference (IPR-12), London, UK, July 3-4, 2012
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Int. Conf. on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2012), Chennai, India, Aug. 3-5, 2012
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE Statistical Signal Processing (SSP) Workshop, Ann Arbor, MI, Aug. 5-8, 2012
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, The 17th Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sept. 3-6, 2012
  • Member, Regional Chair, Latin-American Conference on Networked and Electronic Media (LACNEM 2012), Santiago de Chile, Chile, Oct. 17-19, 2012
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Int. Conf. on Digital Signal Processing (DSP 2013), Santorini, Greece, July 1-3, 2013
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP 2013), Bucharest, Romania, July 7-9, 2013
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, First IEEE Workshop of GREEN Multimedia: Energy-efficient Multimedia Computing, Communication and Presentation, San Jose, CA, July 15-19, 2013
  • Member, International Steering Committee, Latin-American Conference on Networked and Electronic Media (LACNEM 2013), Manizales, Colombia, Sept. 2-5, 2013
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 8th International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis (ISPA 2013), Trieste, Italy, Sept. 4-6, 2013
  • Member, International Program Committee, The 2013 Intern. Conf. on Systems, Control and Informatics, Venice, Italy, Sept. 28-30, 2013
  • Member, International Program Committee, The 2013 Intern. Conf. on Applied Mathematics and Computational Methods, Venice, Italy, Sept. 28-30, 2013
  • Member, International Program Committee, The 2013 Intern. Conf. on Electronics, Signal Processing and Communication Systems, Venice, Italy, Sept. 28-30, 2013
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Picture Coding Symposium (PCS-13), San Jose, CA, Dec. 8-11, 2013
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Packet Video Workshop, San Jose, CA, Dec. 12-13, 2013
  • Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Educational Technologies and Education, Interlaken, Switzerland, Feb. 22-24, 2014
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation (SSIAI), San Diego, CA, April 6-8, 2014
  • Member, Scientific Committee, SIAM Conference on Imaging Science (SIAM-IS14), Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, May 12-14, 2014
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP 2014), Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 12-15, 2014
  • Member, International Scientific Committee, 18th Intern. Conf. on Circuits, Systems, Communications and Computers (CSCC 2014), Santorini Island, Greece, July 17-21, 2014
  • Member, International Program Committee, IEEE Int. Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP 2014), Hong Kong, Aug. 20-23, 2014
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2014), Workshop on “Video Event Categorization, Tagging and Retrieval Towards Big Data,” Zurich, Switzerland, Sept. 6, 2014
  • General Co-Chair, IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques, Santorini, Greece, Oct. 14-17, 2014
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2014), Paris, France, Oct. 27-30, 2014
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Int. Conf. on Signal Processing and Integrated Networks, Noida, India, Feb. 19-20, 2015
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, The Seventh International Conferences on Advances in Multimedia (MMEDIA 2015), Barcelona, Spain, April 19-24, 2015
  • Member, International Steering Committee, Picture Coding Symposium (PCS-15), Cairns, Australia, May 31 – June 3, 2015
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Packet Video Workshop (PV 2015), Sydney, Australia, June 4-5, 2015
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE Intern. Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME2015), Torino, Italy, June 29 – July 3, 2015
  • Member, International Program Committee, IEEE Int. Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP 2015), Singapore, July 21-24, 2015
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 9th Int. Symposium on Image and Signal Procesing and Analysis (ISPA 2015), Zagreb, Croatia, Sept. 7-9, 2015
  • General Co-Chair, IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques, Macau, China, Sept. 16-18, 2015
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation (SSIAI), Santa Fe, NM, March 6-8, 2016
  • Member, Organizing Committee, 2nd Global Summit and Expo on Multimedia and Applications, London, UK, Aug. 15-16, 2016
  • General Co-Chair, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Phoenix, Arizona, Sept. 25-28, 2016
  • Co-Chair, Special Session, IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustics Speech and Signal Proc. (ICASSP), New Orleans, LA, March 5-9, 2017
  • Member, Advisory Board, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Athens, Greece, Oct. 7-10, 2018
  • Co-Chair, Plenary Sessions, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Abu Dhabi, UAE, Oct. 25-28, 2020
  • Organizer, Northwestern Machine Learning Meetup
  • Reviewer
    • National Science Foundation
    • IEEE Press
    • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Image Processing, Multimedia Signal Processing, Circuits and Systems for Video Technology
    • Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing
    • Signal Processing
    • Signal Processing: Image Communications
    • Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing
    • Journal of the Optical Society of America
    • Optical Engineering
    • Journal of Visual Communications and Image Processing

 

Selected Sessions Organized and Chaired

  • Session Chairman, Image Restoration and Modeling, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, New York City, N.Y., April 11-14, 1988
  • Session Chairman, Image Analysis, SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 5-10, 1989
  • Session Chairman, 3-D Image Processing, SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, Lausanne, Switzerland, Oct. 1-4, 1990
  • Organizer and Session Chairman, Image Restoration, Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Johns Hopkins University, April 1991
  • Session Chairman, Image Restoration, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Toronto, Canada, May 1991
  • Session Chairman, Motion Estimation and Motion Analysis, SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, Boston, MA, Nov. 11-13, 1991
  • Session Chairman, Motion Analysis and Video Coding, SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, Boston, MA, Nov. 18-20, 1992
  • Organizer and Session Chairman, Video Signal Processing for Military Applications, MILCOM ’93, Boston, MA, Oct. 11-14, 1993
  • Session Chairman, Motion Estimation, Compensation II, SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, Boston, MA, Nov. 9-11, 1993
  • Session Chairman, Multispectral Image Processing, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Austin, TX, Nov. 13-16, 1994
  • Session Chairman, Motion Analysis and Video Coding, SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, Taipei, Taiwan, May 23-26, 1995
  • Organizer and Session Chairman, Nonlinear Techniques in Image Restoration and Recovery, 1995 IEEE Workshop on Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing, Neos Marmaras, Greece, June 20-22, 1995
  • Organizer and Session Chairman, Very Low Bit Rate Video Coding, International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Limassol, Cyprus, June 26-28, 1995
  • Session Chairman, Restoration/Enhancement, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Washington, D.C., Oct. 23-26, 1995
  • Session Chairman, Video Coding, SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, Orlando, FL, March 18-20, 1996
  • Session Chairman, Image Enhancement and Restoration, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Atlanta, GA, May 7-10, 1996
  • Session Chairman, Region Segmentations, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Lausanne, Switzerland, Sept. 16-19, 1996
  • Organizer and Session Chairman, Multimedia Signal Processing, International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Santorini, Greece, July 2-4, 1997
  • Session Chairman, Image Processing, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Hong Kong, June 9-12, 1997
  • Session Chairman, Robust Video, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Santa Barbara, CA, Oct. 26-29, 1997
  • Organizer and Session Chairman, Video Compression and Communications, European Signal Proc. Conference, Rhodes, Greece, Sept. 8-11, 1998
  • Session Chairman, Video Processing, 1999 IEEE Workshop on Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing, Antalya, Turkey, June 20-23, 1999
  • Session Chairman, Transform Techniques, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Phoenix, Arizona, March 15-19, 1999
  • Session Chairman, Motion Estimation, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Kobe, Japan, Oct. 24-28, 1999
  • Session Chairman, Motion Estimation, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Istanbul, Turkey, June 5-9, 2000
  • Session Chairman, Face Video Analysis and Synthesis, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, New York, NY, July 30 – Aug. 2, 2000
  • Session Chairman, Motion Estimation, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Vancouver, Canada, Sept. 10-13, 2000
  • Session Chairman, Signal Processing for Media Integration, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 7-11, 2001
  • Session Chairman, Image Restoration, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Thessaloniki, Greece, Oct. 7-10, 2001
  • Panel Chair, Wireless, Internet, and Mobile Communications, Inter. Wokshop on Very Low Bit Rate Video Coding, Athens, Greece, Oct. 11-12, 2001
  • Session Chairman, Motion Detection and Estimation, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Rochester, NY, Sept. 22-25, 2002
  • Session Chairman, Robust and Scalable Coding, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Montreal, Canada, May 17-21, 2004
  • Session Chairman, Video Object Segmentation and Tracking, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Genova, Italy, Sept. 11-14, 2005
  • Special Session Organizer, Content Aware Video Coding and Communication for Ubiquitous Adaptation, IEEE Int. Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), Shanghai, China, Oct. 30 – Nov. 2, 2005
  • Session Chairman, Block Matching-Based Motion Estimation, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 8-11, 2006
  • Panel Organizer and Chair, Multimedia Communications, IEEE Int. Conf. on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2007), Hawaii, Aug. 13-16, 2007
  • Session Chairman, Image Restoration, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, San Antonio, Texas, Sept. 2007
  • Session Chairman, Descriptors and Metrics, Sixth Int. Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI), London, UK, June 18-20, 2008
  • Panel Organizer and Chair, The Future of Multimedia Retrieval Research, Sixth Int. Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI), London, UK, June 18-20, 2008
  • Session Chairman, COST292 Special Session, 5th Int. Conference on Visual Information Engineering (VIE 2008), Xi’an China, July 29 – Aug. 1, 2008
  • Session Chairman, Biomedical Image Processing, Int. Conf. on Signal Processing, Santorini, Greece, July 5-7, 2009
  • Session Chairman, Image Deconvolution, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 2009
  • Session Chairman, Video Transmission, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Honk Kong, Sept. 2010
  • Session Chairman, Image Processing 3, Int. Technical Conf. on Circuits/Systems, Computers and Communications (ITC-CSCC), Gyeongju, Korea, June 2011
  • Session Chairman, Error Resilience and Channel Coding for Image and Video Systems, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Brussels, Belgium, Sept. 2011
  • Session Chairman, Machine Learning: Signal Processing Applications, European Signal Proc. Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, Sept. 1-5, 2014
  • Session Chairman, Face Recognition, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Paris, France, Oct. 27-30, 2014
  • Session Chairman, Multi-image and Video Super-Resolution and Restoration, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Quebec, Canada, Sept. 27-30, 2015