Petar M. Djurić, PhD

SUNY Distinguished Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Stony Brook University

Petar M. Djurić received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Belgrade, in 1981 and 1986, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island (1990).

From 1981 to 1986, Prof. Djurić was a Research Associate with the Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Vinča, Belgrade. Since 1990, he has been with Stony Brook University, where he is SUNY Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research has been in the area of signal and information processing with primary interests in the theory of signal modeling; machine learning; detection, and estimation; Monte Carlo-based methods; distributed signal processing; and applications of the theory in a wide range of disciplines.

Prof. Djurić has served on numerous technical committees for the IEEE and has been invited to lecture at universities in the United States and overseas. His SPS activities include Member-at Large of the SPS Board of Governors (2011-2013), Vice President-Finance (2006-09), Area Editor of Special Issues - IEEE Signal Processing Magazine (2002-05), Associate Editor - IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing (1994-96 and 2003-05), Chair - SPS Signal Processing Theory and Methods Technical Committee (2005-06), and Treasurer - SPS Conference Board (2001-03). He has been on the Editorial Board of several journals and has served on numerous committees of professional conferences and workshops. He was the first Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks (2015-2018). Prof. Djurić was a recipient of the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine Best Paper Award in 2007 and the European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP) Technical Achievement Award in 2012.

Prof. Djurić is a Fellow of IEEE and a Fellow of the EURASIP. He is also a Foreign Member of the Academy of Engineering Sciences of Serbia.