1996 Technical Achievement Award Recipient
"For pioneering contributions toward establishing fundamentals of structure extraction and computational motion from image sequences."
J.K. Aggarwal has served on the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin College of Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering since 1964. He is currently one of the Cullen Professors of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Professor Aggarwal earned his B.Sc. from University of Bombay, India in 1957, B. Eng. from University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England, 1960, M.S. and Ph.D. from University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, in 1961 and 1964 respectively.
A fellow of IEEE (1976), IAPR (1998), and AAAS (2005) Professor Aggarwal received the Best Paper Award of the Pattern Recognition Society in 1975 and the Senior Research Award of the American Society of Engineering Education in 1992. He is the recipient of the 2004 K. S. Fu Prize of the IAPR, the 2005 Leon K. Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award of the IEEE, and the 2007 Okawa Prize of the Okawa Foundation of Japan. He is the author or editor of 7 books and 52 book chapters, author of over 200 journal papers, as well as numerous proceeding papers and technical reports.