Holger Boche is a Professor in the Institute of Theoretical Information Technology at the Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany.
Starting in 2002, he was a Full Professor for mobile communication networks with the Institute for Communications Systems, Technische Universität Berlin. In 2003, he became Director of the Fraunhofer German-Sino Lab for Mobile Communications, Berlin, Germany, and in 2004 he became the Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications (HHI), Berlin, Germany. Since October 2010 he has been with the Institute of Theoretical Information Technology and Full Professor at the Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany. Since 2014 he has been a member and honorary fellow of the TUM Institute for Advanced Study, Munich, Germany. He was a Visiting Professor with the ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, during the 2004 and 2006 Winter terms, and with KTH Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden, during the 2005 Summer term.
Prof. Boche is a Member of IEEE Signal Processing Society SPCOM and SPTM Technical Committee. He was elected a Member of the German Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina) in 2008 and of the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities in 2009. He received the Research Award ”Technische Kommunikation” from the Alcatel SEL Foundation in October 2003, the ”Innovation Award” from the Vodafone Foundation in June 2006, and the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation) in 2008. He was co-recipient of the 2006 IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award and recipient of the 2007 IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award. He was the General Chair of the Symposium on Information Theoretic Approaches to Security and Privacy at IEEE GlobalSIP 2016. Among his publications is the recent book Information Theoretic Security and Privacy of Information Systems (Cambridge University Press).
Alan Edelman is a Professor of Applied Mathematics, and member of MIT’s Computer Science & AI Lab.
He received the B.S. & M.S. degrees in mathematics from Yale in 1984, and the Ph.D. in applied mathematics from MIT in 1989 under the direction of Lloyd N. Trefethen. Edelman’s research interests include Julia, high-performance computing, numerical computation, linear algebra and random matrix theory. He has consulted for Akamai, IBM, Pixar, and NKK Japan among other corporations.
Vikram Krishnamurthy is a Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Cornell Tech, at Cornell University.
Stéphane Mallat is a Professor and the “Data Sciences” chair at the Collège de France.
Stéphane Mallat’s research interests include machine learning, signal processing, and harmonic analysis. He is a member of the French Academy of sciences, a foreign member of the US National Academy of Engineering, an IEEE Fellow and a EUSIPCO Fellow. In 1997, he received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the SPIE Society and was a plenary lecturer at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 1998. He also received the 2004 European IST Grand prize, the 2004 INIST-CNRS prize for most cited French researcher in engineering and computer science, the 2007 EADS grand prize of the French Academy of Sciences, the 2013 Innovation medal of the CNRS, and the 2015 IEEE Signal Processing best sustaining paper award.
Daniel P. Palomar is a Professor in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), and a Fellow of the Institute for Advance Study (IAS) at HKUST.
He is a Professor in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science andTechnology (HKUST), Hong Kong, which he joined in 2006. Since 2013 he is a Fellow of the Institute for Advance Study (IAS) at HKUST. He had previously held several research appointments, namely, at King’s College London (KCL), London, UK; Stanford University, Stanford, CA; Telecommunications Technological Center of Catalonia (CTTC), Barcelona, Spain; Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden; University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy; and Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. His current research interests include applications of convex optimization theory, game theory, and variational inequality theory to financial systems, big data systems, and communication systems.
Dr. Palomar is an IEEE Fellow, a recipient of a 2004/06 Fulbright Research Fellowship, the 2004 and 2015 (co-author) Young Author Best Paper Awards by the IEEE Signal Processing Society, the 2015-16 HKUST Excellence Research Award, the 2002/03 best Ph.D. prize in Information Technologies and Communications by the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), the 2002/03 Rosina Ribalta first prize for the Best Doctoral Thesis in Information Technologies and Communications by the Epson Foundation, and the 2004 prize for the best Doctoral Thesis in Advanced Mobile Communications by the Vodafone Foundation and COIT.
He has been a Guest Editor of the IEEE JOURNAL OF SELECTED TOPICS IN SIGNAL PROCESSING 2016 Special Issue on “Financial Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Electronic Trading”, an Associate Editor of IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INFORMATION THEORY and of IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SIGNAL PROCESSING, a Guest Editor of the IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING MAGAZINE 2010 Special Issue on “Convex Optimization for Signal Processing,” the IEEE JOURNAL ON SELECTED AREAS IN COMMUNICATIONS 2008 Special Issue on “Game Theory in Communication Systems,” and the IEEE JOURNAL ON SELECTED AREAS IN COMMUNICATIONS 2007 Special Issue on “Optimization of MIMO Transceivers for Realistic Communication Networks.”
Justin Romberg is the Schlumberger Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.