Biography
Prof. Jenq-Neng Hwang
Prof. Jenq-Neng Hwang
University of Washington, Netherlands
Biography: 

Dr. Jenq-Neng Hwang received the BS and MS degrees, both in electrical engineering from the National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. He then received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Southern California. In the summer of 1989, Dr. Hwang joined the Department of Electrical Engineering of the University of Washington in Seattle, where he has been promoted to Full Professor since 1999 and is currently the Associate Chair for Research. He has written more than 280 journal, conference papers and book chapters in the areas of multimedia signal processing, and multimedia system integration and networking, including a recent textbook on “Multimedia Networking: from Theory to Practice,” published by Cambridge University Press. Dr. Hwang has close working relationship with the 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 a member of Multimedia Technical Committee (MMTC) of IEEE Communication Society and also a member of Multimedia Systems and Applications Technical Committee (MSATC) of IEEE Circuits and Systems Society. He served as an associate editor for IEEE T-SP, T-NN and T-CSVT, and is now an Associate Editor for IEEE T-IP and IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, as well as an Editor for JISE, ETRI and IJDMB. He was the Program Co-Chair of ICASSP 1998 and ISCAS 2009. Dr. Hwang is a fellow of IEEE since 2001.