University of Rochester, USA
Gaurav Sharma is with the University of Rochester, where he is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering , Department of Computer Science , and Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology. He is also a Distinguished Researcher in Center of Excellence in Data Science (CoE) at the Goergen Institute for Data Science . From 2008-2010, he served as the Director for the Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences (CEIS), a New York state supported center for promoting joint university-industry research and technology development, which is housed at the University of Rochester. From 1996 through 2003, he was with Xerox Research and Technology in Webster, NY first as a member of research and technology staff and then as a Principal Scientist and Project Leader. He received the Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, and masters degrees in Applied Mathematics from NCSU and in Electrical Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. He received his bachelor of engineering degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (formerly, Univ. of Roorkee).
Dr. Sharma is a fellow of the IEEE, a fellow of SPIE -- the international society for optics and photonics, and a fellow of the Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T). He is also an elected member of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society and the Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Mu Epsilon honor societies. Dr. Sharma is a Member-at-Large on IEEE Signal Processing Society Board of Governors. He was a 2020-21 Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Signal Processing Society and has previously served as an SPIE Visiting Lecturer . Dr. Sharma served as the Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing from 2018-2020 and as the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Electronic Imaging from 2011 through 2015. Dr. Sharma is a member of the Editorial Board of the Proceedings of the IEEE and has previously served and as an associate editor for the Journal of Electronic Imaging, for the IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security and for the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. He is the editor of the "Digital Color Imaging Handbook" published by CRC press.