ECE Professor Schniter named IEEE Fellow
Professor Philip Schniter has learned he will be elevated to an IEEE Fellow by the Board of Directors of the organization. He received the recognition for his contributions to signal processing in communications.
IEEE Fellowship is one of the association's most prestigious honors. It is granted to fewer than 0.1 percent of voting members each year. The Fellow status will be effective Jan. 1, 2014.
The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.
Schniter received his B.S. in 1992 and M.S. degree in 1993 in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. From 1993 to 1996 he was employed by Tektronix inc. in Beaverton, Oregon, as a systems engineer. In 2000, he received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. Subsequently, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering at The Ohio State University. He held visiting professor positions at Eurocom (Sophia Antipolis, France) from October 2008 through February 2009, and at Supelec (Gif sur Yvette, France) from March 2009 through August 2009.
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