Congratulations to ECSE Ph.D. student Lisha Chen (https://lisha-chen.github.io), who has been recently awarded the prestigious IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) scholarship! She will also present tutorials on her thesis work at upcoming AAAI 2024 and ICASSP 2024.
New in 2023, the SPS Scholarship Program recognizes students who have expressed interest and commitment to pursuing signal processing education and real-world career experiences. In its first year, 40 outstanding students were selected from a large field of more than 140 qualified applicants worldwide.
Lisha Chen (https://lisha-chen.github.io/) is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), advised by Prof. Tianyi Chen. She received her M.S. in Electrical Engineering from RPI in 2021, her B.S. from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2017. Her research focuses on theoretical foundations of multi-objective learning and meta learning, as well as their applications to computer vision and communication tasks. For those topics, she has co-authored a monograph in Foundations and Trends in Signal Processing and will serve as a tutorial speaker at AAAI 2024 and ICASSP 2024.
Lisha Chen has received several awards, including the IEEE Signal Processing Society Scholarship and Rensselaer’s Founders Award of Excellence in 2023, Belsky Award for Computational Sciences and Engineering in 2021, the IBM-AIRC PhD Fellowship for four years to support her research since 2020. She is also the recipient of the National Scholarship from the Ministry of Education of China.