Prof. Jenq-Neng Hwang, IEEE Fellow

Prof. Jenq-Neng Hwang, IEEE Fellow, University of Washington, USA

Jenq-Neng Hwang received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees, both in electrical engineering, from the National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in 1981 and 1983 respectively. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California in 1988. In 1989, Hwang joined UW EE, becoming a full professor in 1999. He served as the Associate Chair for Research from 2003-2005 and again from 2011-2015. Hwang is currently the Associate Chair for Global Affairs and International Development. He has written more than 300 journal articles, conference papers and book chapters in the areas of multimedia signal processing and multimedia system integration and networking. He is the author of the textbook “Multimedia Networking: from Theory to Practice.” Hwang has a close working relationship with industry on multimedia signal processing and multimedia networking.
Dr. Hwang received the 1995 IEEE Signal Processing Society's Best Journal Paper Award. He is a founding member of Multimedia Signal Processing Technical Committee of IEEE Signal Processing Society and was the Society's representative to IEEE Neural Network Council from 1996 to 2000. He is currently an advisory member of Multimedia Technical Committee (MMTC) of IEEE Communication Society and also a member of Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP) and Internet of Things (IoT) of IEEE Signal Processing Society. He served as an associate editor for IEEE T-SP, T-NN, T-CSVT, IEEE T-IP, and IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, as well as an Editor for JISE, ETRI, JSPS, and IJDMB. He was the Program Co-Chair of ICASSP 1998 and ISCAS 2009, and is the Program Co-Chair for ICME 2016. Dr. Hwang is a fellow of IEEE since 2001.