Multiomic Data Integration for Personalized health
Alfred O. Hero is the John H. Holland Distinguished University Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the R. Jamison and Betty Williams Professor of Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is also the Co-Director of the University's Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS). His primary appointment is in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and he also has appointments, by courtesy, in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Statistics. He received the B.S. (summa cum laude) from Boston University (1980) and the Ph.D from Princeton University (1984), both in Electrical Engineering. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
He has served as President of the IEEE Signal Processing Society and as a member of the IEEE Board of Directors. He has received numerous awards for his scientific research and service to the profession including several best paper awards, the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Achievement Award in 2013 and the 2015 Society Award, which is the highest career award bestowed by the IEEE Signal Processing Society. Alfred Hero's recent research interests are in high dimensional spatio-temporal data, multi-modal data integration, statistical signal processing, and machine learning. Of particular interest are applications to social networks, network security and forensics, computer vision, and personalized health.