Georgios B. Giannakis#


Georgios B. Giannakis
Membership Number:5243
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:INFORMATICS
Elected:2020
ORCID:0000-0002-0196-0260
Linkedin:https://www.linkedin.com/in/georgios-b-giannakis-54023b18/
Homepage: http://spincom.umn.edu
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgios_B._Giannakis



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2008 - present University of Minnesota, Director of College-Wide Research Center: Digital Technology Center
  • 1999 - present University of Minnesota, Full Professor, Endowed Chair Prof., and Presidential Chair Prof. of Electrical and Comp. Engr.
  • 1998 - 1999 University of Virginia (UVA), Director of the Communications, Controls, and Signal Processing Laboratory (CCSL), Department of EE
  • 1987 - 1998 University of Virginia (UVA), Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor with the Dept. of EE
  • 1986 - 1987 University of Southern California (USC), Department of EE-Systems; Instructor and Research Associate
  • 1982 - 1986 USC, Dept. of EE-Systems: Grader, teaching, and research assistant during graduate studies

Fields of Scholarship
  • Statistical signal processing, machine learning, wireless communications, networking, sensor networks
  • High-order statistics, (poly)spectra, wavelets, cyclostationary, and non-Gaussian signal analysis
  • Data science, power systems, network science, Internet-of-Things

Honours and Awards
  • 2020 European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP) "Athanasios Papoulis," Society Award
  • 2020 European Academy of Sciences (EurASC) Fellow
  • 2019 US National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow
  • 2019 IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) Signal Processing Society (SPS), "Norbert Wiener" Society Award
  • 2019 IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Education Award
  • IEEE Technical Field `Fourier' Award (2015); Inaugural recipient
  • 2008 European Association of Signal Processing (EURASIP) Technical Achievement Award
  • 2001 IEEE SPS Technical Achievement Award (2001)
  • 9 best journal paper awards from SPS/ ComSoc (1992-2018), including the Gugliermo Marconi Prize Paper Award (2003)
  • 9 best conference paper awards from IEEE (SPS and ComSoc) and Eurasip (1990-2017)
  • Highly cited researcher from 2007-2020 (top 17 among Engineering and Computer Science worldwide with H-index=145 and more than 76,000 Google Scholar Citations)
  • Major University-level research and teaching awards. Endowed chair professorship in Wireless Telecommunications (2001-present), and McKnight Presidential Chair Professorship (2016-present), University of Minnesota
  • Honorary Doctorate Degrees from the University of Patras, and from the University of the Peloponnese, Greece (2018) Departments of Informatics and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • 2019 Distinguished Professorship from Zhejiang University, P. R. China
  • 2018 Faculty Fellowship from Fudan University, P. R. China
  • 2017 Advising Professorship, Beijing Institute of Techology, Beijing, P. R. China
  • IEEE-SPS Distinguished Lecturer (2007); so far, he has delivered more than 100 plenary or keynote speeches and 50 tutorial talks attended by hundreds of students, researchers, and Engineers
  • 2014 - 2017 Board of Regents elected member, University of Patras, Greece
  • Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency, Ministry of Education, Greece (2012-present); participated as member or chair of panels evaluating and accrediting Departments of Informatics and ECE; as well as several Greek Universities
  • 2001 - 2004 IEEE-SPS elected member of the Board of Governors
  • 1999 - 2002 IEEE Fellow Election Committee, elected member

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