Professor of Electrical Engineering
332 Rhodes Hall, (607) 254-5128, hemami at ece.cornell.edu
B.S.E.E 1990 (University of Michigan); M.S.E.E. 1992, Ph.D. 1994 (Stanford University)
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She is currently the Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (2008-10), a Member of the Signal Processing Society Board of Governors (2009-11), and a Signal Processing Society Distinguished Lecturer (2010-11). She chaired the IEEE Image and Multidimensional Signal Processing Technical Committee (2006-7), and has served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. Hemami serves on many program committees and organizing committees in the fields of signal and image processing, compression, and perception.
She has held visiting positions at the University of Nantes (Chaire Regionale d'Excellence, Pays de la Loire), Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL WISH Distinguished Visiting Professor), Princeton University, and Rice University (Texas Instruments Distinguished Visiting Professor). In 2001 she visited the Faculte de Sciences, Rabat, Morocco as a Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer.
In 1997 she received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award. She held the Kodak Term Professorship of Electrical Engineering at Cornell University from 1996-1999. In 2000 she received the Eta Kappa Nu C. Holmes MacDonald Outstanding Teaching Award (a national award), and she has won numerous teaching awards at Cornell. She was a finalist for the Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Young Electrical Engineer in 2003. In 2005 she received the Alice H. Cook and Constance E. Cook Award at Cornell University for her leadership of the Women in Science and Engineering committee.
Hemami is a Fellow of the IEEE and a member of Eta Kappa Nu, and Tau Beta Pi.