Honors and Recognition

Honors Spotlight:

Al Bovic

Alan Bovik, Ph.D.

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

Recipient of the IEEE Edison Medal

Alan Bovik will receive the 2022 Edison Medal from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) “for pioneering high-impact scientific and engineering contributions leading to the perceptually optimized global streaming and sharing of visual media.”

The IEEE Edison Medal is the oldest and most coveted medal in the field of electrical science, electrical engineering, or the electrical arts in the United States. UT has one previous awardee: Archie Straiton (1990). Some other winners are George Westinghouse, Alexander Graham Bell, Nikola Tesla, and Vannevar Bush.

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