Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Kaup named an IEEE Fellow

Dr.-Ing. André Kaup, Professor and Head of the Chair of Multimedia Communications and Signal Processing, has been named an IEEE Fellow effective January 2013. He is recognized “for contributions to video coding and object-based video signal processing”. The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of one- percent of the total voting membership. The IEEE is the world’s leading professional organization for advancing technology for humanity. Through its 400,000 members in 160 countries, the IEEE is a leading authority on a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics.