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 and education.


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

  • M. ZEVIANI, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • K. W. Ross, "Multiservice Loss Models for Broadband Telecommunication Networks," Springer-Verlag, 1995 (research monograph)
  • X. Wu and N. Memon, "Context-based, adaptive, lossless image coding," IEEE Transactions on Communications, 1997
  • M. Alexa , J. Behr, D. Cohen-Or, S. Fleishman, D. Levin, and C. T. Silva, “Point Set Surfaces,” Visualization '01, 2001
  • 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
  • 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
  • A. Nealen, M. Müller, R. Keiser, E. Boxerman, and M. Carlson, "Physically based deformable models in computer graphics," Computer Graphics Forum 25 (4), 2006
  • 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, Iss. 10, 2001

Over 200 citations from 42 papers (showing papers published since 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
  • 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
  • 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