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Jul 18, 2013 | Atlanta, GA
Biing Hwang (Fred) Juang has been named as the recipient of the 2014 IEEE James L. Flanagan Speech and Audio Processing Award. He is being recognized for his pioneering contributions to automatic speech recognition and speech coding and will receive this award at the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), scheduled to take place May 4-9 in Florence, Italy.
Dr. Juang has held the titles of Motorola Foundation Chair Professor and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar since his arrival at Georgia Tech's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2002. Previously, he was the director of Avaya Labs and held many technical leadership roles during his 20-year career at AT&T Bell Labs and Lucent Technologies. He has published close to 300 papers and holds over 20 patents in the areas of speech analysis, coding, recognition, and enhancements; speaker authentication; machine learning; and stochastic processes.
This IEEE technical award is the latest of many distinctions for Dr. Juang, who is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, an academician with Academia Sinica in Taiwan, and a Fellow of both IEEE and Bell Labs.