Hamid Krim

 Engineering Building II (EB2) 2099
 Campus Box 7911


As a Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Labs, he has worked in the areas of telephony and digital communication systems/subsystems. Following an NSF postdoctoral fellowship at Foreign Centers of Excellence, LSS/University of Orsay, Paris, France, he became a Research Scientist at the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, performing and supervising research. He is presently on the faculty in the ECE Department, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, leading the Vision, Information and Statistical Signal Theories and Applications group, whose research interests are in statistical signal and image analysis and mathematical modeling with a keen emphasis on applied problems. Dr. Krim is also an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing.


  • Ph.D. 1991
    Electrical Engineering
    Northeastern University, MA
  • Master's 1980
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Washington
  • Bachelor's 1979
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Southern California and University of Washington

Research Focus

  • Communications and Signal Processing
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Image Analysis and Computer Vision

Highlighted Awards

Awards & Honors

  • 2015-2016 - IEEE SP Society Distinguished Lecturer
  • 2008 - AFRL-ASEE Fellowship
  • 2008 - IEEE Fellow
  • 2008 - Invited Plenary talk at the International Workshop on Signal Processing and Its Applications, Sharjah, UAE
  • 2007 - Invited Contributor to the American Institute of Mathematics
  • 2005 - Extended Stay Invitation to Eindhoven University of Technology
  • 2004 - Extended Stay Invitation to Chalmers University, Sweden - Swedish Research Council
  • 2004 - Extended Stay Invitation to Ecole Nationale Superieure de Telecommunications, France
  • 2004 - Extended Stay Invitation to Florida State University, Statistics Department
  • 2002 - Citation on Research Work for NCHP in ASEE Prism Magazine
  • 2002 - Citation on Research Work for NCHP in Design News
  • 1999 - IEEE Senior Member
  • 1996-2000 - Elected member of the IEEE technical committee on Statistical Signal Processing
  • 1991-1992 - NSF fellowship at Foreign Centers of Excellence
  • 1990-1991 - DOE Ph.D Fellowship
  • 1990 - NATO Advanced Study Institute Scholarship, Italy
  • 1988-1990 - MITRE CORP Ph.D Fellowship
  • 1987 - High Achievement Award: AT&T Bell Laboratories

Recent News

Krim Honored with IEEE SPS Sustained Impact Paper Award

Posted on December 18, 2019 | Filed Under: Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Hamid Krim, selected for the 2019 IEEE SPS Sustained Impact Paper Award—Two Decades of Array Signal Processing Research: The Parametric Approach.

Best Laboratory Collaboration Awarded to NC State Ph.D. Student

Posted on July 30, 2019 | Filed Under: Awards

The best lab collaboration was awarded to Sally Ghanem with VISSTA Lab.

Algorithm Interprets Breathing Difficulties to Aid in Medical Care

Posted on August 24, 2015 | Filed Under: News and Research

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed an efficient algorithm that can interpret the wheezing of patients with breathing difficulties to give medical providers information about what’s happening in the lungs.

Recent Media Mentions

Army scientist receives top honors for signal processing research

January 8, 2020

An Army scientist and NC State ECE professor—Hamid Krim—earned top honors for his signal processing research from IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

Algorithm interpretes breathing difficulties to aid in medical care

August 26, 2015

NC State Researchers have developed an efficient algorithm to better interpret patients breathing difficulties. This is part of a larger project to develop wearable smart sensors ofr monitoring, collecting, and interpreting personal health data. Saba Emrani and Hamid Krim, engineering, featured.


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