Society Awards

The EURASIP Early Career Award is to be awarded to an outstanding researcher or engineer working within the technical scope of EURASIP at an early or mid-stage of their career whose current work shows not only significant scientific achievements but also high potential to advance scientific knowledge through novel, timely and significant endeavors. This award targets at researchers who are less than forty.

Nominations should be sent to Eurasip Director for Awards by December 31st of each year. The award ceremony takes place during the EUSIPCO conference.

Nomination forms and basis for the award can be downloaded from the links below:

2021

Alexandros Iosifidis
for contributions to statistical machine learning and artificial neural networks

Michael Muma
for contributions to robust signal processing and statistical learning


2020
Antonio G. Marques
for contributions in network resource allocation and graph signal processing


2019 (1)
Emil Björnson

for significant contributions to multi-antenna communications and open science

2019 (2)
Michalis Matthaiou

for significant contributions to signal processing for MIMO and massive MIMO systems


2018
Giuseppe Valenzise
for significant contributions to video coding and analysis


2017
Herwig Wendt

for significant contributions to Statistical Inference in Multivariate Multidimensional Multifractal Analysis


2016

This year was the first edition of the EURASIP Early Career Award.

Mads Græsbøll Christensen
for significant contributions to statistical processing of audio and speech signals

The EURASIP Meritorious Service Award is given to a distinguished scientist in acknowledgement of his/her services to EURASIP. Nominations should be sent to EURASIP Director for Awards by December 31st of each year. The award ceremony takes place during the EUSIPCO conference.

Nomination forms can be downloaded here

2020

Fulvio Gini
for Leadership and Activities as EURASIP President and for continuous commitment with EURASIP over the last fifteen years in almost all aspects

Marc Moonen 
for Leadership and Activities as EURASIP President and for continuous commitment with EURASIP over the last twenty years in almost all aspects


2019
Aggelos Pikrakis

for his fundamental activities in machine learning and deep neural networks and for his continuous commitment with EURASIP in the last 13 years in different roles, significantly contributing to the modernization of EURASIP’s IT infrastructure


2018
Ana Pérez
for Leadership and Activities as EURASIP Membership and Awards Director and for Continuous Commitment with EURASIP over the last fifteen years in almost all aspects


2017
Markus Rupp

for Leadership and Activities as EURASIP Chair and for Continuous Commitment with EURASIP over the last fifteen years in almost all aspects


2016
Anthony Constantinides
for meritorious service at the highest technical level to the Society from the foundation to the present day


2014
Sergios Theodoridis
for contributions at the highest technical level of achievement in service of the Society


2013
Bulent Sankur
for Leadership and Activities as EURASIP Publications Chair


2010

Björn Ottersten
for his leadership and activities as Editor-in-Chief of the EURASIP Signal Processing Journal

Phillip Regalia
for his leadership and activities as Editor-in-Chief of the EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking and Journal on Advances in Signal Processing


2008
Ferran Marques
for distinguished service to the European Association for Signal Processing


2007
Ulrich Heute
for fundamental activities in image processing and for continuous commitment with EURASIP in this last fifteen years in almost all aspects


2006
Giovanni Sicuranza
for fundamental activities in Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing and for Continuous Commitment with EURASIP in the Last Ten Years


2005
Peter M. Grant
for fundamental activities in adaptive signal processing and CDMA and for continuous commitment with EURASIP in this last 10 years in almost all aspects from co-chairing EUSIPCO 1994 to being the association President (2000-2002)


2003
K. J. Ray Liu
for his activities in re-launching the EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing as an extremely successful forum for the whole signal processing society and promoting as Editor-in-Chief the new “EURASIP Book Series on Signal Processing and Communications”


2002
Leonardo Chiariglione
for his fundamental activities in audio and video standardization and the foundation of the EURASIP journal Image Communication


2000
Maurice Bellanger
for his activities at industry and academia and for the consolidation of the EURASIP organization during his Presidentship

The EURASIP Group Technical Achievement Award is given to the Head of a Group in Academia or Industry that has achieved significant contributions in Signal Processing and related areas over a number of years.

Nominations should be sent to EURASIP Director for Awards by December 31st of each year. The award ceremony takes place during the EUSIPCO conference. 

Nomination forms can be downloaded here .

2020
Jesper Jensen
for his leadership and outstanding contributions to the fields of acoustic signal processing and speech enhancement


2019
Mark Sandler

for his leadership and outstanding contribution to the development and innovation of digital music and audio


2018
Björn Ottersten
for efficient leadership at multiple levels and fundamental contributions in sensor array processing and signal processing for communications


2017
Joos Vandewalle

for Sustained Pioneering Contributions to Theory and Applications in Signal Processing and Machine Learning


2015
Walter Kellermann
for contributions to acoustic signal processing for blind source separation and spatial filtering through extensive activities of his research group


2014
Gianni Vernazza
for contributions to signal processing and pattern recognition with applications to remote sensing, communications and biomedical imaging


2013
Mohamed Najim
for pioneering contributions to Theory and Applications in Signal and Image Processing


2012
Joachim H. G. Ender
for contributions to array signal processing and multichannel synthetic aperture radar


2011
Levent Onural
for contributions to signal processing issues related to diffraction, holography and holographic video


2010
Miguel Angel Lagunas Hernández
for contributions to theory and industrial applications of statistical signal processing


2009
Thomas Wiegand
for contributions to video coding research and standardization activities


2008
Jean Serra
in recognition of his fundamental contributions to the foundation of mathematical morphology and its applications in signal and image processing


2007
Mats Viberg
for contributions to statistical signal processing with applications to radar, communications, and automotive systems


2006
Alfonso Farina
for development and application of Adaptive Signal Processing Techniques in Radar Systems


2005
Micheal G. Strintzis
for significant contributions to the theory and application of digital filtering and image processing and coding


2004
Ulrich Heute
for effective leadership in speech signal processing, coding and recognition and his group’s fundamental contributions in this field


2003
John McWhirter
for dynamic leadership of QineticQ advances in algorithmic signal processing for application in defense systems


2002
Murat Kunt
for major contributions to signal, image and image sequence analysis, processing and coding


2001
Yrjo Neuvo
for major contributions to signal processing research at academia and industry


2000
Eberhard Haensler
for major contributions in the design and implementation of acoustic echo and noise control systems


1999
Odile Macchi
for major contributions in the theory and practice of stochastic point processes and adaptive systems

The EURASIP Technical Achievement Award is given to a scientist who has made significant research contributions in Signal Processing Theory and Applications.

Nominations should be sent to EURASIP Director for Awards by December 31st of each year. The award ceremony takes place during the EUSIPCO conference.

Nomination forms can be downloaded here.

2021
Geert Leus
for contributions to signal processing for communications and sensing


2020
Eric Moulines
for major contributions in statistical inference, in particular in hidden Markov chains and non-linear state models


2019
Christine Guillemot

for contributions to video processing for compression and inverse problems


2018
Michael Unser
for fundamental contributions to the theory of sparse stochastic processes and sparsity-based signal processing


2017
Robert W. Heath Jr.

for Significant Contributions to Signal Processing in MIMO Communication Systems


2016

Mauro Barni
for contributions to digital watermarking, multimedia security and forensics

Mário A. T. Figueiredo
for fundamental contributions to optimization algorithms for sparsity-based and wavelet-based signal processing


2015
Visa Koivunen
for fundamental contributions to statistical signal processing and its applications in wireless communications, radar and related fields


2014
William J. Fitzgerald
for contributions in applications of Bayesian theory in signal processing


2013
Steve Young
for contributions to the development of Spoken Language Systems including Speech Recognition, Speech Synthesis and Dialogue Management


2012
Peter M. Djuric
for contributions to the theory and application of Monte Carlo-based methods to signal processing


2011
Yuri I. Abramovich
for fundamental contributions to adaptive array processing for radar


2010
Sergio Barbarossa
for contributions to synthetic aperture radar and wireless communications and networks


2009
Moeness G. Amin
for contributions to radar imaging and interference mitigation in communications and navigation systems


2008
Martin Vetterli
in recognition of his fundamental contributions to wavelet theory and its applications


2007
Petros Maragos
for contributions to Nonlinear Signal Processing and Systems Theory, Image Processing, and Speech Processing


2006
Pierre Comon
for contributions in the field of Blind Signal Processing and the Independent Component Analysis Methodology


2005
Georgios B. Giannakis
for fundamental contributions in Statistical Signal Processing and Signal Processing for Communications


2004

Wolfgang Mecklenbrauker
for his pioneering contributions in digital signal processing and his seminal work on reinterpreting the two-dimensional Wigner distribution, from its use as a quantum-mechanical function, into an electronic time-frequency signal analysis technique

Bernd Girod
for his fundamental contributions to networked media systems, video signal compression and coding, and 3-D image analysis and synthesis


2002

Sanjit K. Mitra 
for outstanding contributions to analogue and digital signal and image processing

Petre Stoica
for his contributions to system indentification, spectral analysis and statistical signal processing

The EURASIP Athanasios Papoulis Award is given to honour scientists whose work has had a major impact in various aspects on Signal Processing education. The award is offered only on demand, every time there is an exceptional candidate and not on a regular period of time.

Nominations should be sent to EURASIP Director for Awards by December 31st of each year. The award ceremony takes place during the EUSIPCO conference. 

Nomination forms can be downloaded here.

2021
Palghat P. Vaidyanathan
for outstanding contributions to research and teaching of signal processing and multirate filter bank theory


2020
Georgios Giannakis
for outstanding teaching, research, educational tools, and mentorship of graduate students in Signal Processing, Wireless Communications, and Data Science


2019
Stephen Boyd
for outstanding contributions to Convex Optimization-based Signal Processing Research and Education


2018
Lajos Hanzo
for inspirational research-led guidance of graduate students, for global education of new multimedia signal processing techniques designed for wireless communications and for research monographs


2017
Sergios Theodoridis

for Sustained Fundamental Contributions to Research and Education in Signal Processing and Machine Learning


2016
Peter Stoica
for outstanding contributions to research and education in statistical signal processing, array signal processing, and waveform design


2015
Harold Vincent Poor
for Outstanding Contributions to Research and Education in Signal Processing, Communications, and Information Theory


2014
Ali H. Sayed
for fundamental contributions to the advancement of research and education in the areas of adaptive and statistical signal processing


2013
Ezio Biglieri
for Outstanding Contributions to Education in Communications and Information Theory


2012
Thomas Kailath
for outstanding life-long contributions to signal processing research and education


2011
Simon Haykin
for contributions to to Education in Signal Processing, Telecommunications and Pattern Recognition


2009
Sanjit Mitra
for contributions to research and education in signal processing


2007
John Proakis
for Outstanding Contributions to Education in the Signal Processing Discipline