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Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Named IEEE Fellow

Mei-Ling Shyu, professor and associate chair of electrical and computer engineering, has been named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) Fellow. She is being recognized for contributions to multimedia big data analytics and management.

The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of one- percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.

Shyu, who joined the University of Miami College of Engineering in 2000. Prior to joining, she received her Ph.D. from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and three master’s degrees in computer science, electrical engineering, and restaurant, hotel, institutional and tourism management from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Shyu has authored and co-authored two books and more than 270 papers published in various prestigious journals, book chapters and referred conference proceedings.

The IEEE is the world’s leading professional association for advancing technology for humanity. Through its 400,000 plus members in 160 countries, the association is a leading authority on a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics.

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