Science and Technology

Técnico professor receives IAPR Pierre Devijver Award

After being considered a Highly Cited Researcher for the third consecutive time, Mário Figueiredo receives the IAPR Pierre Devijver Award.

Mário Figueiredo, professor at Instituto Superior Técnico and researcher at Instituto de Telecomunicações, won the IAPR Pierre Devijver Award, granted annually to an outstanding scientist who has significantly contributed to the field of statistical pattern recognition.

The professor, fellow of the IEEE and IAPR, has been included, since 2014, in the Thomson Reuters “Highly Cited Researchers” list, and has received several awards, namely the 2011 IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award and the 2014 IEEE W. R. G. Baker Award, for the works developed throughout his career.

The award will be presented at a special lecture, during the S+SSPR 2016 – IAPR International Workshops on Structural and Syntactic Pattern Recognition and Statistical Techniques in Pattern Recognition – which will take place in Merida, Mexico, from 30th November to 2nd December.