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Eric Miller

Professor and Chair
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Adjunct Professor, Computer Science
Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Eric Miller

Eric Miller

Professor and Chair
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Adjunct Professor, Computer Science
Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Phone 617-627-0835
Halligan Hall, Room 216
161 College Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
signal and image processing, inverse problems
Biography: 

Professor Eric Miller received a B.S. in 1990, an M.S. in 1992, and a Ph.D. in 1994, all in electrical engineering and computer science at MIT. He is a professor in and the chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tufts School of Engineering and holds adjunct appointments in the Departments of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering. His research interests include physics-based tomographic image formation and object characterization, inverse problems in general and inverse scattering in particular, regularization, statistical signal and imaging processing, and computational physical modeling.

Education: 
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT, 1994
M.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT, 1992
B.S, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT, 1990
Professional Experience: 
2012-present:

Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tufts School of Engineering

2007-present:

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tufts School of Engineering

2011-present:

Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tufts School of Engineering

2009-2012:

Associate Dean for Research, Tufts School of Engineering

2008-present:

Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science, Tufts School of Engineering

1994-2007:

Northeastern University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • 2006: Professor
  • 2000-2006: Associate Professor
  • 1994-2000: Assistant Professor
Research Interests: 

Professor Eric Miller's research interests include physics-based tomographic image formation and object characterization, inverse problems, regularization, statistical signal and imaging processing, and computational physical modeling. This work has been carried out in the context of applications including medical imaging, nondestructive evaluation, environmental monitoring and remediation, landmine and unexploded ordnance remediation, and automatic target detection and classification.

Selected Honors and Awards: 
2016: Senior Design Mentoring Award, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tufts University
2012: Co-PI, Project-of-the-Year Award for Environmental Restoration, SERDP
2012: Elected Fellow, IEEE
2005: Elected Member, Electromagnetics Academy, MIT
2002: Outstanding Research Award, Northeastern University College of Engineering
1996: CAREER Award, National Science Foundation
1992: Recipient, Graduate Fellowship, Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Selected Professional Activities: 
2016-present: Chair, SIAM Activity Group on Imaging Science
2014-present: Member, Technical Liaison Committee, IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging
2003-2015: Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
1999-2003: Associate Editor for Image Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing
Professional Memberships: 
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Optical Society of America
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
Teaching/Courses Taught: 
Probabilistic Systems Analysis
Mathematical Methods in Image Processing
Digital Image Processing
Inverse Problems

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