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IEEE Fellows Elevated as of 1 January 2009

Election to the grade of IEEE Fellow is one of the highest honors that can be bestowed upon our members by the Institute in recognition of their technical, educational, and leadership achievements. Only a select few IEEE members earn this prestigious honor.

Congratulations to the following Communications Society members for their election to the grade of Fellow of the IEEE. They now join company with a truly distinguished roster of colleagues.

Tulay Adali
For contributions to nonlinear and complex-valued statistical signal processing

Anish Arora
For contributions to scalability and stabilization of networks of sensors and  computers

Keren Bergman
For contributions to development of optical interconnection and transport networks

Helmut Boelcskei
For contributions to multiple input/multiple output wireless communication and filter bank theory

George Chrisikos
For contributions to the simulation and design of communication systems

Piet Demeester
For contributions to optical communication networks and technologies

Gerhard Fettweis
For contributions to signal processing algorithms and chip implementation architectures For communications

Sheila Hemami
For contributions to robust and perceptual image and video communications

Ashok Jhunjhunwala
For leadership in development of cost-effective telecommunications in remote areas

Ralf Koetter
For contributions to coding theory

Arthur Lowery
For leadership in computer modeling of optical communication systems

Ross Murch
For contributions to multiple antenna systems For wireless communications

Parameswaran Ramanathan
For contributions to real-time systems and networks

Adam Skorek
For contributions to electro-thermal analysis of industrial processes

C.K. Toh
For contributions to communication protocols in ad hoc mobile wireless networks

Jean-Lien Wu   
For leadership in inFormation and communication education

Kenneth Zdunek
For leadership in integrating voice and data communications in networks

Nirwan Ansari
For contributions to broadband networks and communications

Roberto Battiti
For contributions to machine learning techniques For intelligent optimization and neural networks

Claude Berrou
For invention of turbo codes, generalization of the  turbo principle in receivers, and influence in standardization

John Cartledge
For contributions to modulation dynamics of optical devices

Char-Dir Chung
For leadership in the broadband wireless communications industry

Brian Evans
For contributions to multicarrier communications and image display

Shen-Li Fu
For contributions to electronic packaging research and education

Jean-Pierre Hubaux
For contributions to wireless security

Ashfaq Khokhar
For contributions to multimedia computing and database systems

Hui Liu
For contributions to global standards For broadband cellular and mobile broadcasting

Narayan Mandayam
For contributions to wireless data transmission

Ramjee Prasad
For leadership in developing personal wireless communications technologies

Xuemin (Sherman) Shen
For contributions to resource management of wireless networks

Iickho Song
For application of signal detection theory to vehicular communication systems

Peter Vary
For contributions to digital speech processing and coding

Qiang Yang
For contributions to understanding and application of intelligent planning, learning and data mining

Q.T. Zhang
For contributions to wireless communications systems

Francisco Ares
For contributions to antenna array pattern synthesis

Leslie Baxter
For contributions to high-speed digital communication networks

Georg Boeck
For contributions to radio frequency and microwave integrated circuits and systems

Gagan Choudhury
For contributions to design and analysis of telecommunication networks and routing protocols

Gustavo de Veciana
For contributions to the design of communication networks

Kevin Fall
For contributions to Internet architectures and protocols in challenging environments

Mohsen Guizani
For contributions to quality of service in broadband and ad hoc wireless networks

Bijan Jabbari
For contributions to resource management and mobility in wireless networks

Edward Knightly
For contributions to multi-hop wireless networks

John Lodge
For contributions to the application of signal processing and communications theory

Scott Miller
For contributions to the theory of spread spectrum communications

Hayder Radha
For contributions to visual coding, communications and networking

Thomas Silliman
For contributions to improvement of antenna and filter technology For radio and television broadcasting

Vahid Tarokh
For contributions to communications and inFormation theory

Jie Wu
For contributions to mobile ad hoc networks and multicomputer systems

Yuanuan Yang
For contributions to parallel and distributed computing systems