Robert Gray


Research Professor (ECE)

Research Professor (ECE)

  • Primary Appointment Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Education PhD, University of Southern California, 1969
  • Honors and Awards IEEE Fellow
    IEEE Centennial Medal
    IEEE Third Milliennium Medal
    Institute for Mathematical Statistics (IMS) Fellow
    2013 Stanford University President’s Award for Excellence Through Diversity
    2013 Founding Editor, Emeritus
    2009 IEEE Signal Processing Society: Education Award
    2008-09 Research Fellowship at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University
    2008 IEEE Information Theory Society: Claude E. Shannon Award
    2008 IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal
    2007-12 Editor-in-Chief, Foundations and Trends in Signal Processing
    2007 National Academy of Engineering
    2006-07 IEEE Signal Processing Society: Distinguished Lecturer
    2005 IEEE Signal Processing Society: Meritorious Service Award
    2004 First Lucent Technologies Chair in Communications and Networking in the School of Engineering; name subsequently changed to Alcatel-Lucent Technologies Chair
    2003 University of Southern California Distinguished Alumni in Academia Award
    2002 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)
    2000-09 Editorial Board of Signal Processing: Image Communications, published by EURASIP and Elsevier
    1998-2001 Editorial Board, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine
    1998 IEEE Information Theory Society: Golden Jubilee Award for Technological Innovation
    1997 IEEE Signal Processing Society: Technical Achievement Award
    1995 Vinton Hayes Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Division of Applied Sciences, Harvard University
    1993 IEEE Signal Processing Society: Society Award
    1990 NATO/Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche at the University of Naples Fellowship
    1983 IEEE Signal Processing Society: Senior Award
    1982 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation at the University of Paris XI Fellowship
    1981-83 Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory
    1981 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science at the University of Osaka Fellowship
    1976 IEEE Information Theory Society: Prize Paper Award
  • Areas of Interest Quantization theory and algorithms
    Information theory
    Statistical signal processing


Affiliation: Research Faculty (ECE)