PISCATAWAY, New Jersey --The IEEE, a professional association for the advancement of technology, has named Alan V. Oppenheim as the recipient of its 2007 Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal.
The award recognizes Oppenheim's contributions in the field of digital signal processing which have impacted a variety of scientific disciplines including seismic signal processing.
Sponsored by Texas Instruments, Inc., medal recognizes Oppenheim for visionary leadership and exceptional contributions to the field of digital signal processing. It will be presented to Oppenheim at the 2007 IEEE Honors Ceremony in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Oppenheim joined the faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1964 and currently is a principal investigator in MIT's Research Laboratory of Electronics; Ford Professor of Engineering in the department of electrical engineering and computer science; and a MacVicar Faculty Fellow. He is also affiliated with MIT Lincoln Laboratory and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.