Schulz Named SPIE Fellow

By Marcia Goodrich | Published

Tim Schulz, chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been elected a Fellow in SPIE—The International Society for Optical Engineering.

He was selected in part for his research in signal processing methods for sensing and imaging. Schulz’s research programs have been supported by NSF, AFOSR, DARPA, the Space Telescope Science Institute, the Army Night Vision Laboratory and other government agencies.

He currently serves as associate editor for the Journal of the Optical Society of America A and was previously associate editor for Applied Optics and IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. Schulz has been on the Michigan Tech faculty since 1992 and has chaired his department since 1999.

SPIE Fellows are members of distinction who have made significant scientific and technical contributions in the fields of optics, photonics and imaging. Approximately 2.5 percent of the membership has attained the rank of Fellow.

SPIE is dedicated to advancing scientific research and engineering applications of optical, photonic, imaging and optoelectronic technologies through its meetings, education programs and publications. The society was founded in 1955 and has more than 16,000 members. Schulz will be recognized at the society’s 2007 annual meeting in San Diego, Calif.

Michigan Technological University is a public research university, home to more than 7,000 students from 60 countries. Founded in 1885, the University offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science and technology, engineering, forestry, business and economics, health professions, humanities, mathematics, and social sciences. Our campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway and is just a few miles from Lake Superior.