Sen M. Kuo 郭森楙

Honorary Chair Professor,
Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Chung Yuan Christian University(2014-present)
Northern Illinois University(1985-2014)

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  • 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.