José M. F. Moura

Board of Trustee

Prof. José M. F. Moura is the Philip L. and Marsha Dowd University Professor at CMU. He holds a D.Sc in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT, Cambridge, MA, and his EE degree from Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST) (Portugal). His research interests are in data science, graph, signal, and image processing. He has been a visiting Professor at MIT and NYU. He has published over 550 journal and conference papers, given over 200 invited lectures, keynotes, and conference plenaries. He holds 15 patents, two of which, with A. Kavcic, have been used in over 3 billion hard disk drives in about 60% of all computers sold in the last 15 years, and that led to the largest intellectual property settlement of $750 Million, between CMU and a chip designer. He received several recognitions including the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Achievement Award and its Society Achievement Award, and CMU's Distinguished Professor of Engineering Award. He is the 2019 IEEE President, he is a Fellow of the IEEE, the AAAS, and the US National Academy of Inventors, a corresponding member of the Portugal Academy of Sciences, and a member of the US National Academy of Engineers.