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researcher , signal processing engineer

Alexandros Tourapis, American signal processing engineer, researcher. Achievements include patents for video compression technologies; patents pending for video compression and signal processing techniques; research in international video coding standards such as MPEG-4 and H.264/AVC. Recipient Outstanding Reviewer award, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Image Processing Society, 2006.

Background

Tourapis, Alexandros was born on January 24, 1973 in Nicosia, Cyprus. Son of Michael Tourapis and Theodouli Tourapi.

Education

Diploma in electrical and computer engring, National Technology University Athens, Greece, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy, Hong Kong University Science.and Technology, 2001.

Career

Visiting researcher Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing. Senior member technical staff Thomson Corporation Research, Princeton, New Jersey, 2003—2004. Senior scientist Mobilygen Corporation, San Jose, California, 2004—2004.

Consultant DoCoMo Laboratories, United States of America, 2004—2005. Senior staff scientist Dolby Laboratories, Burbank, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for video compression technologies. Patents pending for video compression and signal processing techniques. Research in international video coding standards such as MPEG-4 and H.264/AVC.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Society for Optical Engineering, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Connections

father:
Michael Tourapis

mother:
Theodouli Tourapi