Alan V. Oppenheim
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Alan V. Oppenheim received
the S.B. and S.M. degrees in 1961 and the Sc.D. degree in
1964, all in electrical engineering, from the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology. He is also the recipient of an honorary
doctorate from Tel Aviv University, which was conferred upon
him in 1995. In 1964, Dr. Oppenheim joined the faculty at
MIT, where he is currently Ford Professor of Engineering and
a MacVicar Faculty Fellow. Since 1967 he has been affiliated
with MIT Lincoln Laboratory and since 1977 with the Woods
Hole Oceanographic Institution. His research interests are
in the general area of signal processing and its applications.
He is coauthor of the widely used textbooks Discrete-Time
Signal Processing and Signals and Systems. He is also
editor of several advanced books on signal processing.
Dr. Oppenheim is a member of the National Academy of Engineering,
a fellow of the IEEE, a member of Sigma Xi and Eta Kappa Nu.
He has been a Guggenheim Fellow and a Sackler Fellow at Tel
Aviv University. He has also received a number of awards for
outstanding research and teaching, including the IEEE Education
Medal, the IEEE Centennial Award, the Society Award, the Technical
Achievement Award and the Senior Award of the IEEE Society
on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing. Professor Oppenheim is the recipient of the 2007 IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal. He has also received
a number of awards at MIT for excellence in teaching, including
the Bose Award and the Everett Moore Baker Award.
CV of Alan V. Oppenheim