Welcome to Ghassan Al-Regib Web Page @ Georgia Tech – Bio

Associate Professor
       School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
       Georgia Institute of Technology  

Prof. AlRegib is currently Associate Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA, USA. His research group is working on projects related to image and video processing and communications, immersive communications, collaborative systems, quality of images and videos, and 3D video processing. Prof. AlRegib has authored and co-authored more than 90 technical articles that have been published in international journals and conference proceedings. He has been issued three U.S. patents, two US patent applications, and several invention disclosures. Prof. AlRegib is a Senior Member of IEEE.

Prof. AlRegib received the ECE Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award in spring 2001 and both the Center for Signal and Image Processing (CSIP) Research Award and the CSIP Service Award in spring 2003. In 2008, he received the ECE Outstanding Junior Faculty Member Award at Georgia Tech.

Prof. AlRegib is active within IEEE and the IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS). He served as the chair of the Special Sessions Program at the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) in 2006. He served as the Area Editor for Columns and Forums in the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, January 2009 – January 2012. He also served as the Associate Editor for the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine (SPM), 2007-2009. During his service as the Area Editor for the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, he introduced new columns such as Social Sciences to the magazine. Also, several columns were included in the Top 100 IEEEXplore Downloads. He served as the Tutorials co-Chair in the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2009. He is serving as a Guest Editor in IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Signal Processing (J-STSP) and the special issue is titled  “Emerging Techniques in 3D: 3D Data Fusion, Motion Tracking in Multi-View Video, 3DTV Archives and 3D Content Protection,” 2012. He served on the Technical Committee Program of the Multimedia Signal Processing Workshop (MMSP), 2009, the First International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), 2009, the ICMEInternational workshop on Hot Topics in 3D (HoT3D) in 2010, 2011, and 2012, the ICME Workshop on Human-Focused Communications in the 3D Continuum (HFC3D) in 2012, the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) in 2012, the Packet Video Workshop in 2012, the IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom) in 2012, and the SPIE-EI Conference on Video Surveillance and Imaging Transportation, 2013.  He was the Track Chair in the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo(ICME) in 2011 and the co-chair of the IEEE MMTC Interest Group on 3D Rendering, Processing, and Communications, 2010-present.

Prof. AlRegib is a member of the Editorial Board of the Wireless Networks Journal (WiNET), 2009-present. Prof. AlRegib co-founded the ICST International Conference on Immersive Communications (IMMERSCOM) and served as the Chair of the first event in 2007. Since then, Prof. AlRegib serves as the Steering Committee co-Chair of IMMERSCOM.

Prof. AlRegib is the founding Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of the ICST Transactions on Immersive Communications to be inaugurated in late 2012. He is also the Chair of the Speech and Video Processing Track at Asilomar 2012.

Prof. AlRegib consulted for a number of companies and organizations and he served as an advisor to a number of corporate and governmental scholarship programs.