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Alan C Bovik

OSA Awards & Distinctions



Alan C Bovik holds the Cockrell Family Endowed Regents Chair in Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, where he is Director of the Laboratory for Image and Video Engineering (LIVE). He is a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Institute for Neuroscience. He co-founded and was the longest-serving Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing and received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development in 2015 for his work on the development of video quality prediction models which have become standard tools in broadcast and post-production houses throughout the television industry.

He has published over 900 technical articles in these areas and holds several U.S. patents. His publications have been cited more than 90,000 times in the literature, his H-index is above 110, and he is listed as a Highly-Cited Researcher by The Web of Science Group. His several books include the The Handbook of Image and Video Processing (Academic Press, 2000, 2005), Modern Image Quality Assessment (2006), and the companion volumes The Essential Guides to Image and Video Processing (Academic Press, 2009).

He has received international recognition for his work. He is a Fellow of OSA and recipient of the 2017 Edwin H. Land Medal “for substantially shaping the direction and advancement of modern perceptual image quality theory, and for energetically engaging industry to transform his ideas into global practice.”



Document Created: 11 Feb 2020
Last Updated: 11 Feb 2020