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Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

New Book, "Image Processing",  Co-authored by Professor Khan Iftekharuddin

Professor Khan Iftekharuddin recently co-authored a book titled "Image Processing" (ISBN: 9780819490216) published by the SPIE press (http://spie.org/x648.html?product_id=923354&origin_id=x647). He co-authored this book with Dr. Awwal at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. This book is published as part of SPIE's highly successful Field Guide series. He is the principal author of more than one hundred twenty refereed journal papers and conference proceedings and eight book chapters. He serves as an associate editor for the following journals: Optical Engineering, (2010 - present), International Journal of Image Processing (2008 - 2010), International Journal of Tomography & Statistics (2006 - Present and the Open Cybernetics & Systemics Journal (Bentham) (2007 - present). He was on the editorial board of Neural Networks Tri-Society Newsletters (Elsevier) (2006 -present). He also edited several journal special issues in Applied Optics, Optical Engineering, Optics and Laser Technology and Signal Processing and Image Processing journals. He is founding organizer of several SPIE and IEEE conferences and special sessions in Biologically Inspired Computational Vision, Photonic Devices and Algorithms and Optical Information Processing. His research has attracted more than $2M external funding from NIH, NSF, NASA, ARO, USDOT, the Whitaker Foundation, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Assisi Foundation, FedEx, Upper Great Plain Transportation Institute and Timken Research. He currently serves as charter member for NIH's Biomedical Computing and Health Informatics (BCHI) study section (2009- 2013). He was named the researcher of the year in the College of Engineering and Architecture at North Dakota State University in 2000 and again in the Herff College of Engineering at University of Memphis in 2011 respectively. He is a fellow of SPIE, a senior member of IEEE & IEEE CIS, and a member of OSA.