Yuanwei Jin received a Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of California at Davis in 2003. From 2003 to 2004, he was a Visiting Researcher with the University of California at Santa Cruz. From 2004 to 2008, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, then Research Scientist, with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. From August 2008 to July 2012, he was an Assistant Professor with the Department of Engineering and Aviation Sciences at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD. From August 2010 to June 2012, he served as Interim Department Chair. He is now an Associate Professor. His research interests are in the general area of statistical signal and image processing, with applications in radar/sonar, biomedical imaging, structural health monitoring, and wireless communications. He has published over 80
technical journal and conference papers in professional societies such as IEEE
and SPIE. He holds 3 US patents on imaging and communications.
Dr. Jin received a 2016
BEYA Special Recognition Award on educational leadership in the 2016 BEYA-STEM
conference. He received a 2010 Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship award. He was a recipient of an Earle C. Anthony Fellowship from the University of California at Davis. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE. He is affiliated with several IEEE societies, Sigma Xi, SPIE - the International Society for Optics and Photonics, the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).