ECE Distinguished Lecturer Series - Jan Allebach

ECE Distinguished Lecturer Series


Jan Allebach

Purdue University


March 11, 2015

Digital Printing: The Transformation of a 2,000-Year Old Technology and What It Means to You

Bio: Jan Allebach is the Hewlett-Packard Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. He holds courtesy appointments in Computer Science and Psychological Sciences. Technologies developed in his laboratory have been licensed to major vendors of printers, and can be found in products that have sold hundreds of millions of units world-wide. Allebach is a Fellow of IEEE, the Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T), and SPIE. He was named Electronic Imaging Scientist of the Year by IS&T and SPIE, and was named Honorary Member of IS&T, the highest award that IS&T bestows. He received the IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award (a Technical Field Award), and was elected to membership in the National Academy of Engineering, both for his work on digital halftoning. Allebach's career honors from Purdue University include ten different awards for teaching, mentorship and research.