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Prof. Karen Egiazarian appointed as editor of the Journal of Electronic Imaging

Professor Karen Egiazarian of Tampere University of Technology (TUT) has been named editor-in-chief of the Journal of Electronic Imaging (JEI), effective 1 January 2016.
Professor Karen Egiazarian leads the computational imaging group in the Department of Signal Processing at TUT.
Professor Karen Egiazarian leads the computational imaging group in the Department of Signal Processing at TUT.

The journal is published by the Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) and SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. JEI publishes papers in all technology areas that make up the field of electronic imaging, including technologies involved in the design, engineering, and applications of electronic imaging systems.

Professor Egiazarian was named as editor-in-chief in recognition of his long experience in serving the electronic imaging community and his significant contributions to IS&T, SPIE and the field in general as a conference organizer, presider, author, and associate editor of JEI.  

Egiazarian thanks the boards of directors of both IS&T and SPIE, as well as JEI's current editor-in-chief Gaurav Sharma, for supporting his candidature and choosing him to represent JEI as editor-in-chief.

“The appointment is a great honour for me. I'm convinced that we can further increase the prestige of JEI, achieving top scientific recognition and boosting the Science Citation Index ranking of the journal,” he says,

Egiazarian received an MSc in mathematics from Yerevan State University in 1981, a PhD in physics and mathematics from Moscow State University in 1986, and a DTech from Tampere University of Technology (TUT) in 1994. He is a professor in the Department of Signal Processing at TUT, leading the computational imaging group. He has published more than 600 papers in the fields of image and video processing and applied mathematics. He has also authored and co-authored four books and is a co-founder and CEO of Noiseless Imaging Ltd., a TUT spinoff company. Egiazarian is a recipient of IS&T's 2014 Service Award.

The Journal of Electronic Imaging is published online at http://jelectronicimaging.org/.

SPIE is the international society for optics and photonics, an educational not-for-profit organization founded in 1955 to advance light-based science and technology. The Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) is an international professional non-profit dedicated to keeping members and other imaging professionals apprised of the latest developments in the field through conferences, educational programmes, publications, and its website.

Further information:

Prof. Karen Egiazarian, tel. +358 40 841 5663, firstname.lastname@tut.fi 

News submitted by: Anna Naukkarinen
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