The European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP) has awarded its 2015 Technical Achievement Award to professor Visa Koivunen from Aalto University, Finland. The Technical Achievement Award is given to a scientist who has made significant research contributions in signal processing theory and applications. The recipients are world-leading scholars in signal processing. The 2015 EURASIP Technical Achievement Award was awarded to Professor Koivunen for his fundamental contributions to statistical signal processing and its applications in wireless communications, radar and related fields.
This is the 13th time the award has been granted, and Visa Koivunen is the first Finnish recipient. Professor Koivunen is also the 2015 IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Distinguished Lecturer in Signal Processing.