Hall of Fame 2018
Gaurav Sharma is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Computer Science, and Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the University of Rochester. He is also a Distinguished Researcher in Center of Excellence in Data Science (CoE) at the Goergen Institute for Data Science. From 2008‐2010, he served as the Director for the Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences, a New York state supported center for promoting joint university‐industry research and technology development, which is housed at the University of Rochester. From 1996 through 2003, he was with Xerox Research and Technology in Webster, New York as a Member of Research Staff, Principal Scientist and Project Leader. He received the Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University, and his Master’s degrees in Applied Mathematics from NC State and Electrical Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. He received his bachelor of engineering degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.
Dr. Sharma is an IEEE Fellow, a Fellow of SPIE - the international society for optics and photonics, and a Fellow of the Society for Imaging Science and Technology. He is an elected member of Sigma Xi, and of the Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Mu Epsilon honor societies. Dr. Sharma is the Editor‐in‐Chief for the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing and has previously served as the Editor‐in‐Chief for the Journal of Electronic Imaging. He was the Chair and Co‐Chair, respectively, for the 2013 and 2012 IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging Symposia and Technical Program Co‐Chair for the 2012 and 2016 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing. He chairs the IEEE Conference Publications Committee, and serves on the IEEE Publication Services Product Board and on the IEEE Publication Services Product Board Strategic Planning Committee.