Awards and Publications

By the numbers:
  • Over 50 awards, including:
    • Six NSF career awards
    • Thirteen IEEE best paper awards
    • Three IEEE fellows and two ACM fellows
  • Over 10 teaching awards
  • Nearly 140 academic papers that have received over 100 Google citations

Department highlights:

  • Among our faculty:
  • We have been awarded more than $21 million in research since 2009.
  • We are a National Security Agency designated Center of Excellence in research, education, and cyber ops—one of the very few schools with all three designations.


Best Paper Awards

Research Awards


Lecture and panel awards

  • IEEE Signal Processing Society; Distinguished Lecturer (Nasir Memon)

Miscellaneous Awards

Staff Awards

Education Awards:

Google citations

These citations, through Google Scholar, are an indication of the originality and necessity of a work of scholarly literature. The following papers were contributed to by members of our faculty.

Over 500 citations

  • X. Hei, C. Liang, J. Liang, Y. Liu, and K. W. Ross, "A Measurement Study of a Large-Scale P2P IPTV System," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2007
  • Paul A Yushkevich, Joseph Piven, Heather Cody Hazlett, Rachel Gimpel Smith, Sean Ho, James C Gee, and Guido Gerig, "User-guided 3D active contour segmentation of anatomical structures: significantly improved efficiency and reliability," Neuroimage, Vol. 1, Issue 3, 2006
  • A. Nealen, M. Müller, R. Keiser, E. Boxerman, and M. Carlson, "Physically based deformable models in computer graphics," Computer Graphics Forum 25 (4), 2006
  • Sarang Joshi, Brad Davis, Matthieu Jomier, and Guido Gerig, "Unbiased diffeomorphic atlas construction for computational anatomy," NeuroImage, Vol. 23, 2004
  • M. Alexa , J. Behr, D. Cohen-Or, S. Fleishman, D. Levin, and C. T. Silva, “Point Set Surfaces,” Visualization, 2001
  • P. W. Wong, N. Memon, "Secret and public key image watermarking schemes for image authentication and ownership verification," IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 10, Issue 10, 2001
  • F. Bernardini, J. Mittleman, H. Rushmeier, C. T. Silva, and G. Taubin, “The ball-pivoting algorithm for surface reconstruction,” IEEE Transactions On Visualization and Computer Graphics, 1999
  • Yoshinobu Sato, Shin Nakajima, Nobuyuki Shiraga, Hideki Atsumi, Shigeyuki Yoshida, Thomas Koller, Guido Gerig, and Ron Kikinis, "Three-dimensional multi-scale line filter for segmentation and visualization of curvilinear structures in medical images," Medical image analysis, Vol. 2, Issue 2, 1998
  • S. Craver, N. Memon, B. L. Yeo, and M. M. Yeung, "Resolving rightful ownerships with invisible watermarking techniques: limitations, attacks, and implications," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 1998
  • X. Wu and N. Memon, "Context-based, adaptive, lossless image coding," IEEE Transactions on Communications, 1997
  • Ch Brechbühler, Guido Gerig, and Olaf Kübler, "Parametrization of closed surfaces for 3-D shape description," Computer vision and image understanding, Vol. 61, Issue 2, 1995
  • K. W. Ross, "Multiservice Loss Models for Broadband Telecommunication Networks," Springer-Verlag, 1995 (research monograph)
  • Guido Gerig, Olaf Kübler, Ron Kikinis, and Ferenc Jolesz, "Nonlinear anisotropic filtering of MRI data," IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Vol. 11, Issue 2, 1992
  • K. M. Leung and Y. F. Liu, "Full vector wave calculation of photonic band structures in face-centered-cubic dielectric media," Physical Review Letters, 1990
  • M. Zevani, SE. Servidei, C. Gellera, E. Bertini, S. Dimauro, and S. Didonato, "An autosomal dominant disorder with multiple deletions of mitochondrial DNA starting at the D-loop region," Nature 339, 1989

Over 200 citations from over 60 papers (showing papers published since 2008)

  • Jason J Wolff, Hongbin Gu, Guido Gerig, Jed T Elison, Martin Styner, Sylvain Gouttard, Kelly N Botteron, Stephen R Dager, Geraldine Dawson, Annette M Estes, Alan C Evans, Heather C Hazlett, Penelope Kostopoulos, Robert C McKinstry, Sarah J Paterson, Robert T Schultz, Lonnie Zwaigenbaum, Joseph Piven, and IBIS Network, "Differences in white matter fiber tract development present from 6 to 24 months in infants with autism," American Journal of Psychiatry, 2014
  • Stephen Checkoway, Damon McCoy, Brian Kantor, Danny Anderson, Hovav Shacham, Stefan Savage, Karl Koscher, Alexei Czeskis, Franziska Roesner, and Tadayoshi Kohno, "Comprehensive Experimental Analyses of Automotive Attack Surfaces," USENIX Security Symposium, 2011
  • L. Moreau, B. Clifford, J. Freire, Y. Gil, P. Groth, J. Futrelle, N. Kwasnikowska, S. Miles, P. Missier, J. Myers, Y. Simmhan, E. Stephan, and J. Van den Bussche, "The open provenance model core specification (v1. 1)," Future Generation Computer Systems, 2011
  • Karl Koscher, Alexei Czeskis, Franziska Roesner, Shwetak Patel, Tadayoshi Kohno, Stephen Checkoway, Damon McCoy, Brian Kantor, Danny Anderson, Hovav Shacham, and Stefan Savage, "Experimental security analysis of a modern automobile," IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, 2010
  • Rebecca C Knickmeyer, Sylvain Gouttard, Chaeryon Kang, Dianne Evans, Kathy Wilber, J Keith Smith, Robert M Hamer, Weili Lin, Guido Gerig, and John H Gilmore, "A structural MRI study of human brain development from birth to 2 years," The Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 28, Issue 47, 2008
  • J. Freire, D. Koop, E. Santos, and C. T. Silva, “Provenance for Computational Tasks: A Survey,” Computing in Science & Engineering, May-June 2008
  • S. Davidson and J. Freire, "Provenance and Scientific Workflows: Challenges and Opportunities," Proceedings of ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, 2008
  • J. Freire, D. Koop, E. Santos and C. T. Silva, "Provenance for Computational Tasks: A Survey," Computing in Science & Engineering Vol. 10, Issue 3, 2008