Victor A. N. Barroso (M’89–SM’00) was born in
Lisbon, Portugal, on December 22, 1952. He received
the E.E. degree in 1976 and the Ph.D. degree in electrical
and computer engineering in 1990, both from
Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Lisbon, Portugal. He received the title of "Professor com Agregação" in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2003 from Universidade Técnica de Lisboa - IST.
In 1976, he joined the faculty of the Department
of Electrical and Computer Engineering at IST. He
was promoted to Assistant Professor in 1990, to
Associate Professor in 1993, and to Full Professor in 2004. He has taught courses
in systems and signal theory, control systems, signal
and array processing, computer networks, and communications.
Prof. Victor Barroso was Vice-President of the IST's Scientific Council from November 2001 until March 2007. He was the Director of the Portuguese pole of the Information and Communication Technology Institute ([email protected]
), institution responsible for the management of the collaboration program involving several Portuguese Universities, research and development institutions, and companies with the Carnegie Mellon University. He is also a Researcher at the
Institute for Systems and Robotics (ISR), Lisbon, Portugal, where he was
of the Signal and Image Processing Group until 2007. His research interests are
in statistical signal/image and array processing, and wireless communications. He has published over 100 journal and conference papers.
Dr. Barroso was an Associate Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SIGNAL
PROCESSING and for the IEEE SIGNAL
PROCESSING LETTERS. He was the representative of the IEEE Signal
Processing Society at the IEEE Wireless Periodicals Working Group in 2000, and the General Chair of the IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications in 2004. He is
affiliated with several IEEE societies.