Tugrul Ozel, Turkish engineering educator, researcher. Nominee Fraunhofer Bessel Research award, 2006; recipient New Jersey Space Grant Consortium award, 2002; grantee, Rutgers University Research Council, 2005, 2006; National Aeronautics and Space Administration summer faculty fellowship, 1999.
Professor Wuqiang Yang (FIET, FInstMC, FIEEE, CEng) received his BEng (Distinction) 1982, MSc 1985 and PhD (Distinction) 1988, from Tsinghua University. After 3 years as a Lecturer at Tsinghua University, he joined UMIST in 1991. His research is focused on electrical capacitance tomography (ECT), has published 300 papers and a book "Sensor Array", and holds 10 patents, including 2 WO patents, which have been licensed to industry. He is an Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. IM and an editorial board member of 7 other journals, including Meas. Sci. Technol. and Sensor Review, and reviews papers for 40 journals, including 6 IEEE journals. He has been invited by many universities and research institutions worldwide and international conferences to give lectures/seminars/keynotes.
Samuel P. Kozaitis received a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University in 1986. He joined the Florida Institute of Technology in 1988 where he is currently the Department Head and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He also worked for Wayne State University, the US Air Force Photonics Center at Rome Laboratory, General Motors Research Laboratory, NASA-Kennedy Space Center and as a consultant for several government agencies and industry. His current research emphasis involves the development of algorithms to reduce noise in imagery and automatically detect important features. He also serves on several technical committees for professional conferences of SPIE and IASTED worldwide. He won the outstanding faculty service award at Wayne State University.