José M. F. Moura
President and CEO
Prof. José M. F. Moura is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering, he is the Philip L. and Marsha Dowd University Professor at CMU. He is IEEE 2016 Vice President for Technical Activities. He was elected University Professor at Carnegie Mellon University to recognize his professional achievement as well as his breadth of interests and competence. This title is conferred on faculty members with exceptional national or international distinction. He joined CMU in 1986 as a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Currently he holds also a courtesy appointment as Professor with the Department of BioMedical Engineering. He is the founder and Director of the Information and Communications Technology Institute (ICTI) and co-founder and co-director of the Center for Sensed Critical Infrastructures Research (CenSCIR). Prior to joining CMU, he was on the faculty at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), the Engineering School of the Technical University of Lisbon (Portugal). He has had visiting faculty appointments at MIT: in 1984-86 as Genrad Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (visiting) and in 1999-2000 and 2006-2007 as visiting Professor of Electrical Engineering. He was also a visiting Research Scholar at the University of Southern California in the Summers of 1979-1981. He received his D.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT where he also received his MSc. in Electrical Engineering and the Electrical Engineering degree. He holds a Licenciatura em Engenharia Electrotécnica from IST.
His research interests are in the areas of data and network science, statistical and algebraic signal and image processing and network science. Projects he has worked on include distributed detection in sensor networks, time reversal imaging, bioimaging, SMART, and SPIRAL.