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Minh N. Do

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Minh N. Do
Minh N. Do
Associate Professor
113 Coordinated Science Lab MC 228
1308 W. Main St.
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 244-4782

Primary Research Area

  • Signal Processing

Education

Doctor of Science in Communication Systems, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, 2001.

Biography

Minh N. Do is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). His work covers image and multi-dimensional signal processing, wavelets and multiscale geometric analysis, computational imaging, and visual information representation, and has led to about 50 journal papers. He received a Silver Medal from the 32nd International Mathematical Olympiad in 1991, a University Medal from the University of Canberra in 1997, a Doctorate Award from the EPFL in 2001, a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation in 2003, and a Young Author Best Paper Award from IEEE in 2008. He was named a Beckman Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study, UIUC, in 2006, and received a Xerox Award for Faculty Research from the College of Engineering, UIUC, in 2007. He was an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, and a member of the IEEE Technical Committees on Signal Processing Theory and Methods, and on Image, Video, and Multidimensional Signal Processing. He is a Fellow of the IEEE. He is a co-founder and Chief Scientist of Nuvixa Inc., a spin-off from UIUC to commercialize depth-based visual communication.

Academic Positions

  • Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008 - present.
  • Affiliate Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009 - present.
  • Faculty member (full-time), Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002 - present.
  • Faculty member (part-time), Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001 - present.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001 - 2008.

For more information

Prof. Do's Home Page

Research Interests

  • Visual information representation
  • Wavelets and multiscale geometric analysis
  • Computational imaging
  • Image and multi-dimensional signal processing

Research Areas

Journal Editorships

Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (2007 - 2011).

Honors

  • Fellow of IEEE (2014).
  • Young Author Best Paper Award, IEEE Signal Processing Society (2008).
  • Xerox Award for Faculty Research, College of Engineering, UIUC (2007).
  • Beckman Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study, UIUC (2006).
  • CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (2003).
  • Best Doctoral Thesis Award from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (2001).
  • University Medal from the University of Canberra, Australia (1997).
  • Silver Medal from the 32nd International Mathematical Olympiad in Sweden (1991).

Teaching Honors

Teachers Ranked as Excellent, UIUC (Spring 2006).

Research Honors

  • Coauthored a paper with Yue Lu that received an IBM Student Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (2007).
  • Coauthored a paper with Yue Lu that received a Most Innovative Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (2006).
  • Coauthored a paper with Ha T. Nguyen that received a Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (2005).
  • Coauthored a paper with Arthur L. da Cunha that received a Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (2005).