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AnewIEEEFellowat EURECOM
The IEEE Fellowwasawarded toProfessor
Jean-LucDugelay
, Headof
the ImageGroupof theMultimediaCommunicationsDepartment, for his
workon 3D imaging and biometrics applications for personal security.
The majority of his results lie in the field of image processing. He has
concentrated his areas of research in several innovative fields where it
ispioneering: digitalwatermarkingandsteganography, facial analysis,
applied to the creationof avatars then tobiometrics, the combinationof
biometrics and video surveillance, andmore recently criminal imaging
used for the security purposes.
Involved inmanycollaborativeprojects (industrial, national, European),
within EURECOM, he has created a research teamwith around ten PhD
and post-doc students that he supervises and drives towards success.
The results of his research have been transferred to industry and he
holds several patents. His significant scientific contributions (over 200
publications) are evidence of the international level of hisworks.
publications and communications
The SymantecGraduateFellowship2011
The“SymantecGraduateFellowship”wasawardedto
LeylaYumer-Bilge
,
PhDstudent in theNetworkingandSecurityDept. supervisedbyDavide
Balzarotti. This is the 1st time this prize has been awarded outside the
UnitedStates.
DistinguishedAchievementAward
PetrosElia
, assistant professor at theMobile CommunicationsDept.
has won the Newcom++ Distinguished Achievement Award for his
particularly relevant scientific results during the network life.
N++ is a “network of excellence”in the area of telecommunications,
supporting collaboration between several universities and research
institutions on challenging telecommunications problems which are
“by their very nature, complex and interdisciplinary, thus requiring a
fully committedand large-scale collaborationbetween strong research
groups in different disciplines, a collection that can hardly be found at
a single institution/country”.
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