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Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, 1986
University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1983
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan

Current Positions

Lynn H. Matthias Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Wisconsin – Madison

Chief Education Officer
AllSignalProcessing, LLC

Selected Awards and Honors

Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015.

Inducted into the Academy of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan Technological University in recognition of excellence in leadership in engineering, 2014. Approximately one-half of one percent of Michigan Tech graduates receives this honor.

Harvey Spangler Award for Technology Enhanced Instruction, College of Engineering, UW-Madison, 2014.

IEEE Fellow, 2002, for “contributions to the development of subspace signal-processing algorithms.”

Holdridge Teaching Excellence Award, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Wisconsin, 1997.

IEEE Signal Processing Society Paper Award, 1990 for “Partially Adaptive Beamformer Design via Output Power Minimization,” IEEE Transactions on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, vol. ASSP-35, pp. 1524-1532, November 1987.

National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award, 1989.