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October 2018
. Julien Fageot is the recipient of the EPFL Doctorate Award 2018 for his thesis entitled "Gaussian versus Sparse Stochastic Processes: Construction, Regularity, Compressibility ". Congratulations for this truly exceptional achievement !
June 2018
. Virginie Uhlmann received EPFL's Best Doctoral Thesis Award in Electrical Engineering 2018 for her thesis entitled "Landmark Active Contours for Bioimage Analysis : A Tale of Points and Curves". Congratulations to Virginie for her excellent work!
May 2018
. The Startup Mirrakoi, an offspring of BIG, achieved the 3rd stage of Venture Kick and won the CHF 130'000 award. Bravo for being in the top of Swiss innovation !!!
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March 2018
. Michael Unser is the recipient of the 2018 Technical Achievement Award "for fundamental contributions to the theory of sparse stochastic processes and sparsity-based signal processing" from the European Association for Signal and Image Processing.
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. Virginie Uhlmann has been appointed as a research group leader at EMBL-EBI (European Bioinformatics Institute) at Cambridge, UK. Congrats!
Interview of Virginie
December 2017
. Ulugbek was selected to receive the 2017 SPS Best Paper Award from the IEEE Signal Processing Society for the paper: Ulugbek S. Kamilov, Vivek K Goyal, and Sundeep Rangan “Message-Passing De-Quantization With Applications to Compressed Sensing” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Volume 60, No. 12, December 2012, which resulted from his master project at MIT.
Congratulations !!!
December 2017
. Stamatis, Aurélien and Michael are the happy recipients of the 2017 SPS Best Paper Award from the IEEE Signal Processing Society for their paper Stamatis Lefkimmiatis, Aurélien Bourquard, and Michael Unser “Hessian-Based Norm Regularization for Image Restoration With Biomedical Applications” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Volume 21, No. 3, March 2012.
June 2017
. Ulugbek Kamilov (BIG alumni) accepted an Assistant Professorship (with tenure track) at Washington University in St. Louis. Good luck and welcome to academia !!!