Ph.D. (1985), M.S. (1983) Electrical and Computer Engineering University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
B.S. Physics (1976) National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
Awards and Recognition:
Associate Editor, IEEE Trans. on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, 2006 to 2009.
Member of Editorial Board, EURASIP Research Letters in Signal Processing, July 2007 to 2010.
Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, December 2008 to 2011.
Guest Editor, EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing: Special Issue on Intelligent Audio, Speech, and Music Processing Applications, 2007/2008.
Keynote Speaker, The Sixth Int. Symposium on Active Control of Sound and Vibration, Adelaide, Australia, Sept. 2006.
Recipient of the College of Engineering Year 2001 Faculty of the Year Award for Accomplishments in Research and Scholarly Activities. October 2001.
Paper titled “Integrated Automotive Signal Processing and Audio System,” received IEEE Consumer Electronics Society Chester Sall Award for the First Place Transactions Paper in 1993 (award $500).
Founder and director of the Digital Signal Processing Lab, which was awarded by the Texas Instruments as one of the ten Elite DSP Lab in USA, 1996.
Supervised and co-authored the design project titled “Telephone for Persons With Disabilities,” which won the First Place in the EE Times International DSP Design Contest (with award of $5,000), EE Times, Issue 635, page 18-19, April 1, 1991.
Supervised the design project titled “Resident Communicator for the Deaf,” which won the Third Place in the Motorola’s 1992-1993 University Design Contest (with award $500 in cash and $5,000 in equipment).
Supervised the design project titled “Development of Image Decompression Routine Using Fractals on the DSP32C,” which won Ariel Corp. DSP Applications Contest, Ariel DSP Newsletter, vol. 2, no. 4, Spring/Summer, 1990.