President of IEEE--Barry L Shoop

Guest Speaker in MIT


Barry L. Shoop will begin serving as IEEE President on 1 January 2016. Barry is Professor of Electrical Engineering and Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. During his 20 years at West Point he has served in a number of key leadership positions including Director of the Photonics Research Center and Director of the Electrical Engineering Program. Currently as Professor and Head he is responsible for an undergraduate academic department with over 79 faculty and staff supporting ABET accredited programs in electrical engineering, computer science, and information technology. The department engages 1800 students each year and has 4 affiliated research centers including the Cyber Research Center, Network Science Center, Photonics Research Center and a burgeoning Robotics Program. Dr. Shoop holds 1 patent and has authored or co-authored 8 books and book chapters, and over 146 publications. He received a B.S. from the Pennsylvania State University in 1980 and Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1992, both in electrical engineering. His research interests include optical information processing, neural networks, image processing, disruptive innovations and educational pedagogy. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, OSA and SPIE, and a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Eta Kappa Nu, and Sigma Xi. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Professor Barry L. Shoop will give a speak in MIT!

Tuesday, April 7th, 6-7pm

MIT, Cambridge, MA, United States

Cambridge, MA

We will go to the auditorium as a group and depart from Northeastern University at 5:30pm on April 7th.

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