Joseph P. "Joebob" Havlicek
Joseph P. Havlicek received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Texas at Austin, all in electrical engineering.
He was a software developer with Management Systems Laboratories, Blacksburg, VA, from 1984 to 1987 and with IBM, Austin, TX, throughout 1993 where he was affiliated with Ralph Kirkley Associates. From 1987 to 1997 he was with the Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, where he was associated with SFA, Inc., from 1987 to 1989. He was a recipient of the Department of the Navy Award of Merit for Group Achievement in 1990 for this work.
He joined the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Oklahoma in 1997 where he currently holds the rank of Professor. His research interests include signal, image, and video processing and intelligent transportation systems. He has been a member of the organizing committee of the IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation since 1998, serving as technical program co-chair from 2004 to 2008, as well as general co-chair for 2010. He served as publications chair on the organizing committee of ICIP 2007.
Dr. Havlicek was recipient of the University of Oklahoma Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award in 2006, the University of Oklahoma College of Engineering Brandon H.~Griffith Faculty Award in 2003, the University of Oklahoma IEEE Favorite Instructor Award in 1998 and 2000, the Department of the Navy Award of Merit for Group Achievement in 1990, and the 1992 University of Texas Engineering Foundation Award for Exemplary Engineering Teaching while Pursuing a Graduate Degree. He is a member of Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, and Eta Kappa Nu, as well as a senior member of IEEE.
- Signal and Image Processing
- Statistical Signal Processing
- AM-FM Signal and Image Models
- Uncertainty Measures
- Hardware and Software Systems for Intelligent Transportation Systems