The IEEE Board of Directors selected Dr. Harry L. Van Trees, Director Emeritus of the C4I Center to receive the 2015 IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal, which is given for outstanding achievements in signal processing. The award is given in honor of Jack Kilby who won the Nobel prize in 2000 for inventing the transistor. The award comes with the following citation: “For fundamental contributions to detection, estimation, and modulation theory; sensor array processing; and Bayesian bounds.”
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