Mário A. T. Figueiredo
Mário Figueiredo received his PhD (1994) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, where he is an IST Distinguished Professor and holder of the Feedzai Chair on Machine Learning. He is a senior researcher and group leader at Instituto de Telecomunicações. His research areas include machine learning, signal processing, and optimization. He received several
honors and awards, namely: Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Fellow of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR), Fellow of the European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP), W. R. G. Baker Award (IEEE), EURASIP Technical Achievement Award, member of the Portuguese Academy of Engineering, member of the Lisbon Academy of Science. He has co-authored more than 40 papers with José Bioucas-Dias.