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Alfred Hero

Machine Learning and Systems: A conversation with 2020 Field Award winners Al Hero and Anders Lindquist

Hero and Lindquist took a few minutes to talk about the impact of machine learning on Signal Processing and Control Systems, and what they plan to do about it

Alfred Hero Receives 2020 IEEE Fourier Award

Hero’s research in signal processing has explored theoretical foundations and applications including personalized health imaging and information networks.

Elizabeth Hou recognized for her research on detecting anomalies in traffic networks

PhD candidate Elizabeth Hou was awarded an honorable mention for her presentation at the Michigan Student Symposium for Interdisciplinary Statistical Sciences on her research that could help monitor nuclear nonproliferation.

ECE and data science: a natural connection

Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) faculty and students at Michigan are part of the revolution in data science that is happening today.

Improving communication between humans and robots in 20 noisy questions

Hero and his team may have discovered a better way to facilitate communication using a twist on the classic game of 20 Questions.

Alfred Hero illustrates common threads of complex networks in Distinguished University Professor lecture

Lecture part of highest professorial honor bestowed on U-M faculty.

Alfred Hero receives CoE Professional Leadership and Service Award

Hero is a leader in both professional and academic communities.

Alfred O. Hero receives CoE Stephen S. Attwood Award

Prof. Hero and his research group build foundational theory and methodology for data science and engineering. His recent research interests are data science, bioinformatics and personalized health, statistical signal processing and imaging, and more.

U-M Shannon Centennial Symposium Celebrates the father of information theory

Researchers from around the nation gathered at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor to celebrate the 100th birthday of alumnus Claude E. Shannon (BSE EE/Eng Math ’36, ScD hon. ’61) at the Shannon Centennial Symposium.

Prof. Al Hero editor of new book: Big Data over Networks

The book explores the principles underpinning large-scale information processing over networks and the crucial interaction between big data and its associated communication, social and biological networks.

Al Hero gets a shoutout from the court

Hero was recognized as part of a program that sheds light on the University’s most distinguished faculty.

Al Hero receives 2015 IEEE Signal Processing Society Award

This is the highest award given by the Signal Processing Society, and honors outstanding technical contributions in the field.

Zhaoshi Meng receives Best Paper Award at CAMSAP 2013

This work will provide a way to efficiently reveal relationships between even distant entities in a network.

Al Hero named 2013 IEEE SPS Technical Achievement Award Winner

Prof. Hero is an internationally recognized expert in the field of signal and image processing.

Pin-Yu Chen receives Rackham Chia-Lun Lo Fellowship

Chen’s work can be used in community detection in social networks, network vulnerability assessment in communication systems, and more.

Research that will lead to sharper photos earns best paper award

The method they developed compares favorably with the best of current techniques, while being faster and easier.

Research in distributed networks earns Notable Paper Award at AISTATS

The research provides a way to efficiently reveal relationships between even distant entities in a network.

Predicting your risk of illness

Imagine a future when you could predict whether or not you are at risk of becoming sick.

Next-generation Systems Information Theory

This MURI has the goal of laying the foundation for a new systems information theory that applies to general controlled information gathering and inference systems.

Breakthrough: Researchers find wide gap in immune responses of people who did or didnt get the flu after exposure

If scientists can understand what happens at the genome level that makes people more or less susceptible to viral illness, they could potentially develop therapies to prevent illness.

New techniques in medical informatics lead to improved diagnosis of MDS

The technique involves a visualization method that renders clinical flow cytometry data more interpretable to pathologists.

Al Hero receives Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award

Hero is an internationally recognized expert in the field of signal and image processing, an established leader in the professional community, and distinguished educator.

Kevin Xu awarded NSERC Fellowship

Xu is interested in identifying patterns in data that is collected over time where the underlying processes generating the data may be non-stationary.

Prof. Al Hero receives 2009 Signal Processing Magazine Best Paper Award

The paper addresses the importance of knowing where networks of sensors are located once they’ve been deployed.

Professor Al Hero appointed the R. Jamison and Betty Williams Professor of Engineering

This professorship recognizes Hero for his impressive teaching, research, and service. Congratulations!