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Faculty Profile

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Name: Peter Willett
Title: Professor
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
E-Mail: willett@engr.uconn.edu
Personal/Lab Website: http://www.ee.uconn.edu/faculty-staff-students/faculty/fac_willett/
Program/Department Website: http://www.ee.uconn.edu/
Office Telephone: (860) 486-2195

Keywords | Categories: communications, data fusion, detection, Electrical and Computer Engineering, machine learning, statistical signal processing, tracking

Professional Summary

Peter Willett has been a faculty member in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Connecticut since 1986. Since 1998 he has been a Professor, and since 2003 an IEEE Fellow. He has published 187 journal- and 395 conference proceedings-articles. His primary areas of research have been statistical signal processing, detection, machine learning, communications, data fusion, and tracking. He is Editor-In-Chief of IEEE Signal Processing Letters and is IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Vice President for Publications. He was editor-in-chief for IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems from 2006-2011. For 1998-2005 he was associate editor for three active journals – IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems (for Data Fusion and Target Tracking) and IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, parts A and B.  He is remains associate editor for the IEEE AES Magazine, and ISIF’s Journal of Advances in Information Fusion, and is a member of the editorial board of IEEE’s Special Topics in Signal Processing journal and a senior editor for IEEE Signal Processing Letters.  He is a member of the IEEE AESS Board of Governors and of the IEEE Signal Processing Society’s Sensor-Array and Multichannel (SAM) technical committee (and is now Vice Chair).