Prof. Yung-Hsiang Lu elevated to IEEE Fellow
Yung-Hsiang Lu, professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been chosen to the 2021 class of newly elevated fellows of the IEEE. Lu was named for his contributions to energy efficiency of computer systems. His research focus is mobile and cloud computing, energy-efficient computing, and image and video processing.
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.
Purdue ECE professors who have previously achieved the status of IEEE Fellow include Gerhard Klimeck, professor of electrical and computer engineering, Steve Pekarek, the Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer, III Professor of ECE, and Peide "Peter" Ye, the Richard J. and Mary Jo Schwartz Professor of ECE.
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