Richard Baraniuk


Richard G. Baraniuk is the founder of the nonprofit online scholarly content source Connexions and professor of engineering at Rice University.

Dr. Baraniuk has received multiple awards for excellence in teaching, as well as the prestigious Internet Pioneer Award from the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School in 2008.

He holds a B.Sc. degree from the University of Manitoba, a M.Sc. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, all in electrical engineering.

Prior to starting his teaching career, he worked as a research engineer in Japan and France. Dr. Baraniuk's research interests include signal and image processing, compressive sensing, sensor networks, and pattern recognition and learning. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the Environmental Protection Agency, NATO, the Texas Instruments Leadership University Program, and several companies.

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Last Updated: May 14, 2012

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