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ECE’s Ervin Sejdic Becomes IEEE Signal Processing Magazine Area Editor of eNews

Ervin SejdicPITTSBURGH, PA (May 10, 2017) … The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Signal Processing Magazine has announced Ervin Sejdic, associate professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, will become the new Area Editor for eNews. Dr. Sejdic joins the magazine’s five other area editors in this senior position.

“It is my great honor and pleasure to serve as an area editor for the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, which is the highest rated journal in the area of signal processing,” said Dr. Sejdic. “This is a great recognition of my contributions to this field, and I’m very fortunate to be given this extraordinary opportunity.”

Signal Processing Magazine and the recently introduced “Inside Signal Processing E-Newsletter” is distributed to all members of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. The journal contains instructional articles with “comprehensive surveys of important theories, algorithms, tools, and applications related to signal processing and related areas.” Its impact factor of 6.671 is the highest in the field.

About Dr. Sejdic
Dr. Sejdic holds a B.E. Sc. and Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario, both in electrical engineering. During his undergraduate studies, Dr. Sejdic specialized in wireless communications, while his Ph.D. project focused on signal processing. From 2008 until 2010, Dr. Sejdic was a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto with a cross-appointment at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Canada’s largest children’s rehabilitation teaching hospital. During his postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Sejdic focused on rehabilitation engineering and biomedical instrumentation. He was also a research fellow in medicine at Harvard Medical School cross-appointed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (July 2010-June 2011), where he focused on cardiovascular and cerebrovascular monitoring of older/diabetic adults. In addition to his role of associate professor at Pitt, Dr. Sejdic is the associate director of the RFID Center for Excellence, which works within academia and industry to advance the understanding and application of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology.

About IEEE
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