Dr. C.-C. Jay Kuo (LIDS/MIT, PhD 1987), Director of Media Communications Lab at the University of Southern California, received the Education Award from the 2017 IEEE Signal Processing Society for his contributions to signal, image and multimedia education. The award ceremony was held at the International Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Calgary, Canada, on April 17, 2018.
Furthermore, Dr. Kuo was honored at the USC annual Academic Honors Convocation on April 24, 2018, evening for his new appointment as Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and recognition as the recipient of the Provost’s Mentoring Award.
The USC Distinguished Professor is a designation awarded very selectively to those whose accomplishments have brought special renown to USC. The Provost’s Mentoring Award honors an individual faculty member whose investment in and generosity toward the academic and professional success of other USC faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, or undergraduate students demonstrate exemplary mentoring.