Jerry Gibson

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Jerry Gibson

Contact Information

Professor and Department Chair
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
tel: (805) 893-6187
fax: (805) 893-2930
gibson@ece.ucsb.edu

Biography:

Gibson currently serves as Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Professor of Media Arts & Technology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He was Chairman of the Department of Electrical Engineering at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, from 1997-2002, and from 1987-1997, he held the J. W. Runyon, Jr. Professorship in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University. He is co-author of the books Digital Compression for Multimedia (Morgan-Kaufmann, 1998) and Introduction to Nonparametric Detection with Applications (Academic Press, 1975 and IEEE Press, 1995) and author of the textbook, Principles of Digital and Analog Communications (Prentice-Hall, second ed., 1993). He is Editor-in-Chief of The Mobile Communications Handbook (CRC Press, 2nd ed., 1999), Editor-in-Chief of The Communications Handbook (CRC Press, 2nd ed., 2002), and Editor of the book, Multimedia Communications: Directions and Innovations (Academic Press, 2000).

Participation & Positions:

Constitution and Bylaws Committee (Ex-Officio and Chair, 1998)
Board of Governors (Senior Past President, 1998)
Board of Governors (Junior Past President, 1997)
Board of Governors (President, 1996)
Board of Governors (Second Vice President, 1994)