Prakash Ishwar


Associate Professor (ECE)

Associate Professor (ECE)

  • Primary Appointment Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Education PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2002
  • Additional Affiliations Center for Information and Systems Engineering
    Systems Engineering
  • Honors and Awards 2005 NSF CAREER Award
    2007 Dean’s Catalyst Award
    2010 AVSS Best Paper Award (with K. Guo and J. Konrad)
    2010 ICPR Winner, Aerial View Activity Classification Challenge (with K.
    Guo and J. Konrad)
    Senior Member, IEEE
    Elected Member, IEEE IVMSP Technical Committee, 2009-2012
    Elected Member, IEEE SPTM Technical Committee, 2013-2015
    Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
  • Classes Taught EC 401 Signals and Systems
    EC 416 Introduction to Digital Signal Processing
    EC 500 Special Topics in ECE (Statistical Theory of Communication)
    EC 515 Digital Communication
    EC 516 Digital Signal Processing
    EC 517 Introduction to Information Theory
    EC 505 Stochastic Processes
    EC 700 Special Topics in ECE (Statistical Inference and Learning)
  • Areas of Interest Network Information Theory
    Information-Theoretic Security
    Statistical Signal Processing and Machine Learning
    Visual Information Processing and Analysis


Affiliation: Primary Faculty (ECE), Primary Faculty (SE),