BS, Aria-Mehr University of Technology (Iran); MS, Ph.D., George Washington University
Dr. Sohail A. Dianat received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Arya-Mehr University of Technology in Tehran, Iran and his M.S. and D.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the George Washington University. In September 1981, he joined the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he is currently a professor of Electrical Engineering and Imaging Science. Dr. Dianat has taught an assortment of undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of digital signal/image processing and digital communication. Dr. Dianat received the "best unclassified paper award" at the 1993 Annual IEEE Military Communication Conference (MILCOM '93). His current research interests include digital signal/image processing and wireless communication.
He holds thirteen patents in the field of control for digital printing. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and a member of the IEEE Signal Processing & Communication Society. He is a Fellow of SPIE: The International Society for Optical Engineering. He has served as associate editor for the IEEE Transaction on Image Processing. Dr. Dianat was the organizer and co-chairman of the Fifth IEEE Signal Processing Society's Workshop on Spectrum Estimation and Modeling held in Rochester, New York in October 1990. He has served as a technical program committee member for ICIP 2003. Dr. Dianat has served as chair for the track on Wireless Sensing, Localization, and Processing at the SPIE Defense and Security Symposium conferences held in Orlando, Florida from 2000-2012. He has served as Finance Chair of ICIP2013. He is currently serving as a technical committee member on Industry DSP Technology. He has numerous publications and patents in the fields of signal/image processing and digital communications.
For more about Dr. Dianat see his website.