Pioneers in Technology–A Sampling of Top Morgan & Claypool Editors
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Ron Brachman

Editor, Synthesis Lectures on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Ron Brachman is the Chief Scientist and Head of Yahoo Labs and has overall responsibility for leading all of Yahoo's science activities worldwide, including applied science, research engineering, and academic relations. He was one of the original leaders who helped establish the basic operational procedures for the entire Yahoo Research and Labs organization. Prior to joining Yahoo, Ron was the Director of Information Processing Technology Office at DARPA and held various leadership and management positions at AT&T and Bell Labs.

Fellowships & Awards

Ron is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Association for Computing Machinery, and a Founding Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). Ron was awarded the Donald E. Walker Distinguished Service Award (IJCAI) and the Distinguished Service Award (AAAI).

 

 

John M. Carroll

Editor, Synthesis Lectures on Human-Centered Informatics

John M. Carroll is a professor in the School of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State University and Director of Penn State’s Center for Human-Computer Interaction. From 1994-2003, he served as the Department Head of Computer Science at Virginia Tech to establish an HCI focus in research and teaching at the university's Center for Human-Computer Interaction. In 1984 he founded the legendary User Interface Institute at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center.

Fellowships & Awards

John is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Association for Computing Machinery, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Association for Psychological Science and an Honorary Fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. John was awarded the Alfred N. Goldsmith Award (IEEE), the Joseph T. Rigo Career Achievement Award (ACM), the Silver Core Award (IFIP) and the CHI Lifetime Achievement Award (ACM).

 

 

Nancy Lynch

Editor, Synthesis Lectures on Computer Science

Nancy Lynch is the NEC Professor of Software Science and Engineering in the EECS department at MIT and heads the Theory of Distributed Systems research group at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Lynch is an expert on distributed algorithms and impossibility results and about formal modeling and validation of distributed systems.

Fellowships & Awards

Nancy is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery, Radcliffe Institute and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is also a member of the National Academy of Engineering. Nancy was awarded the Emanuel R. Piore Award (IEEE), the Edsger W. Dijkstra Prize in Distributed Computing (ACM) (2001 and 2007), the Knuth Prize (ACM) and the Van Wijngaarden Award (CWI).

 

 

Margaret Martonosi

Editor, Synthesis Lectures on Computer Architecture

Margaret Martonosi is the Hugh Trumbull Adams '35 Professor of Computer Science at Princeton University, where she has been on the faculty since 1994. She also holds an affiliated faculty appointment in Princeton EE. From 2005-2007, she served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the Princeton University School of Engineering and Applied Science. In 2011, she served as Acting Director of Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP).

Fellowships & Awards 

Margaret is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the Association for Computing Machinery. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Computing Research Association (CRA). Margaret was awarded the Anita Borg Institute Technical Leadership Award, the NCWIT Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award and the Princeton University Graduate Mentoring Award.

 

 

Jean Walrand

Editor, Synthesis Lectures on Communication Networks

Jean Walrand is a professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Department at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has been on the faculty since 1982. He is the author of An Introduction to Queueing Networks and Communication Networks: A First Course and co-author of Networks: A Concise Introduction. Jean is also an inventor who holds fifteen U.S.-issued patents.

Fellowships

Jean is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the Belgian American Education Foundation. Jean was awarded the Stephen O. Rice Prize (IEEE), the Koji Kobayashi Computers & Communication Award (IEEE), the Lanchester Prize (Operations Research Society of America) and the Sigmetrics Achievement Award (ACM).

 

 

Many IEEE Leaders are also Morgan & Claypool Editors

The M&C Synthesis eBooks collection features a number of highly-respected and well-known series editors who manage the peer review and author selection process. These prominent editors are expert contributors to diverse technology fields and include several leading IEEE editors, members, and former IEEE member society presidents.

 

Jose Moura

Former President: IEEE Signal Processing Society

Editor: IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing Series

Editor: M&C Synthesis Lectures on Signal Processing

 

Jerry Hudgins

Former President: IEEE Power Electronics Society and former President IEEE Industrial Applications Society

Series Editor: M&C Synthesis Lectures on Power Electronics

 

John Enderle

Former President: IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology

Former Editor: IEEE EMBS Magazine

Series Editor: Synthesis Lectures on Biomedical Engineering

 

Al Bovik

Former Editor: IEEE Transactions on Image Processing

Founder: IEEE International Conference on Image Processing 

Series Editor: M&C Synthesis Lectures on Image, Video, and Multimedia Processing

 

B.H. Juang

Former Editor: IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing

Series Editor: M&C Synthesis Lectures on Speech & Audio Processing

 

Constantine A. Balanis

IEEE Life Fellow

Series Editor: M&C Synthesis Lectures on Antennas

Series Editor: M&C Synthesis Lectures on Computational Electromagnetics

 

See a list of the Top 25 Morgan & Claypool Synthesis eBook titles here.