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Engineering | School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering

Andreas Spanias

Director SenSIP Center and NSF I/UCRC
Associate Director, School of Arts, Media and Engineering
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Research expertise: Digital signal processing (DSP), speech and audio coding, adaptive filters, real-time processing of sensor data, DSP for arts and media applications

Andreas Spanias joined ASU in 1988. He has published more than 80 journal and 250 conference papers and contributed several book chapters. He authored two textbooks in DSP and audio coding and seven Morgan-Claypool Lecture Series research monographs. He has served as associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, as the general co-chair of the IEEE ICASSP-99 and as vice-president of the IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS). He received the 2005 IEEE SPS Meritorious Service Award. He served as the founding associate director of the ASU School of Arts, Media and Engineering (AME), Director of the SenSIP Center and Industry Consortium, which is an NSF I/UCRC, PI of a major multi-university NSF program and Co-PI on the NSF AME IGERT. He is a book series editor for Morgan-Claypool Lecture Series. He co-authored two U.S. patents (US 8,392,198 B1, US 20110150229 A1).

Professional preparation
Ph.D., electrical engineering, West Virginia University, 1988
M.S., electrical engineering, West Virginia University, 1985
B.S., electrical engineering, West Virginia University, 1983

Recognition and awards
IEEE Fellow; 2004 IEEE Distinguished Lecturer; IEEE Donald G. Fink Prize for paper “Perceptual Coding of Digital Audio,” 2002; Intel Advanced Personal Communications Award, 1997; Intel Research Council: Award, 1996; Intel Award for Leadership & Contributions to the 60172 Architecture, 1993; Harden-Simmons Prize Paper Award  2015,  2015 UNESCO Club Award on Scholarly Achievements, 2015 Keynote speaker IISA; 2012 Premier award by the UC-Berkeley NEEDS panel (co-sponsored by Microsoft Research, Wiley and TechSmith) and presented at IEEE FIE 2012.

Professional associations
IEEE Fellow
SenSIP Director

Selected publications

H. Braun, S. T. Buddha, V. Krishnan, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias, M. Banavar, and D. Srinivansan, “Topology reconfiguration for optimization of photovoltaic array output,” Elsevier Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks (SEGAN), pp. 58-69, Vol. 6, June 2016.

M. Banavar, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias, “Robust Consensus in the Presence of Impulsive Channel Noise,” IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, Vol. 63, pp. 2118-2129, March 2015.

R. Santucci, M. K. Banavar, A. Spanias, and C. Tepedelenlioglu, “Energy-efficient distributed estimation by utilizing a nonlinear amplifier,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – I, vol. 61, no. 1, pp. 302-311, January 2014.

Jayaraman J. Thiagarajan; Karthikeyan Natesan Ramamurthy; Andreas Spanias , “Learning Stable Multilevel Dictionaries for Sparse Representations, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, .Vol. 23,  pp.   2905–2915, 2014.

A. Fink, A. Spanias, P. Cook, “Derivation of a new banded waveguide model topology for sound synthesis,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., Volume 133, Issue 2, pp. EL76-EL81 (2013).

M.K. Banavar, A.D. Smith, C. Tepedelenlioglu, and A. Spanias, “On the Effectiveness of Multiple Antennas in Distributed Detection over Fading MACs”, IEEE Trans. Wireless Communications, Vol. 11, pp. 1744-1752, May 2012.

C. Tepedelenlioglu, M.K. Banavar, and A. Spanias, “On the Asymptotic Efficiency of Distributed Estimation Systems with Constant Modulus Signals, IEEE Tran. on Information Theory, vol.57, pp.7125-7130, Oct. 2011.