Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Faizal Ahmad Fauzi, an academician from the Faculty of Engineering (FOE) was honoured to be awarded the 2019 IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) Meritorious Regional/Chapter Service Award for “Exemplary Leadership and Strong Commitment towards the Growth of SPS Chapter in Malaysia”. The award was announced by the IEEE SPS President, Prof. Ahmed Tewfik during the 2020 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP) at a virtual ceremony in Barcelona, Spain, recently.

The award honors the outstanding contributions of any member of the Society to regional activities of the Signal Processing Society. Judging is based on dedication, effort, and contributions made to activities aimed at promoting the technical and educational activities of the SPS in one specific Region/Chapter as well as its local membership participation. Dr. Mohammad Faizal has been an active member and volunteer for IEEE at the regional, section, society and technical chapter levels.
Dr. Mohammad Faizal currently sits in the Executive Committee Member of IEEE Region 10 (Asia Pacific), specifically chairing the R10 Newsletter Committee, while also serving as the Immediate Past Chair for IEEE Malaysia Section, and as advisor for the IEEE SPS Malaysia Chapter. He is also part of the team that successfully bid to host the Society’s flagship conference, the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) in Kuala Lumpur in 2023, in which he will serve as the Finance Chair.

Congratulations Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Faizal!