Hüseyin Abut

Education and Services

  • BSEE 1968, Robert College, Bebek, Istanbul, Türkiye.
  • MSEE 1970, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27650.
  • Ph.D. 1972, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27650.

Thesis Titles:

  • MS Thesis: The Evaluation of Parameters and Performance of Speech DPCM Systems.
  • Ph.D. Thesis: Application of Shannon's Rate-Distortion Theory to Speech Encoding.
  • Docentship Thesis: Error Probability of Digital FM Systems with Zero- Crossing Detectors (in Turkish.)

Citations and Awards:

  • United Nations Programme Development TOKTEN Fellow, 1989 and 1991.
  • "Profiles in Engineering and Science: Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Abut" Turkish Radio-Television Program 1, broadcasted on May 27, 1988 at 8:30-9:00 AM.
  • Recipient of the 1985 Meritorious Service Award, San Diego State University.
  • Recipient of 1979 US-AID Postdoctoral Fellowship Fellowships

Major Academic Services and Committee Memberships:

  • Vice Chair, Dean of Engineering Search Committee, 2001-June 2002.
  • Member, Research Council, San Diego State University, November 1998-Present.
  • Member, Provost and Academic Vice President Search Committee, 1997-98.
  • SDSU University Senator, November 1993-1996.
  • Chair, College of Engineering RTP Committee, 1985-86
  • Member, SDSU RTP Panel, 1992-93.
  • Chair, Rector Search Committee, 1977, Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, Türkiye.
  • Member, Rector Search Committee, 1974, Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, Türkiye.

    Professional Services and Committee Memberships:

  • Vice/Finance Chair, Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition, Istanbul, Turkey, August 2010.
  • Local Chair, ICASSP2008, Las Vegas, NV, April, 2008.
  • General Co-Chair, Biennial on DSP for In-Vehicle and Mobile Systems, Sesimbra, Portugal, September 2005.
  • Co-Chair, SWIM Masters in DSP and International Alliance on DSP in Cars, Hawaii, January 2004.
  • Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Signal Processing Society, January 2002- June 2003.
  • Technical Program Co-Chair, 2003 Workshop in DSP in Vehicular and Mobile Systems, Nagoya, Japan, April 2003.
  • General Co-Chair, ICASSP-2000, 5-9 June 2000, Istanbul, Türkiye.
  • Member, IEEE Signal Processing Society Conference Board. 1992-Present
  • Secretary, IEEE Signal Processing Society Conference Board. January 2003-Present
  • Member, IEEE SP Education Technical Committee 1998-2002.
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on SPEECH and AUDIO Processing 1992-1998.
  • Ex-officio Member, IEEE Signal Processing Society, Speech Processing Technical Committee 1992-1997.
  • Member, IEEE Speech Processing Technical Committee 1992-1997.
  • Member, Project California Advanced Transportation Training Alliance 1993-1996.
  • Chair, ITS and Center for Transportation Innovation Committee and member of San Diego Regional Transportation Technology Alliance (RTTA)
  • Member, ATMIS Council of California Path 1991-Present.
  • Member, Technical Program Committee of the IEEE ASILOMAR'91.
  • Member, Technical Program Committee of the IEEE ASILOMAR'90.
  • Member, Local Arrangements, IEEE ICASSP'84 Conference, March 1984, San Diego, CA.
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE GlobeComm 1983 Conference, November 1983, San Diego, CA.


Updated November 9, 2004.