Fernando Pereira 







Fernando Pereira is currently a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computers Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, and a Senior Researcher at Instituto de Telecomunicações, Lisbon, Portugal.

He is Area Editor of the Signal Processing: Image Communication Journal and Associate Editor of the EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, and has been member of the Editorial Board of the Signal Processing Magazine, Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions of Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, and IEEE Signal Processing Magazine. In 2013-2015, he was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing.

He is or has been a member of the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Committees on Image, Video and Multidimensional Signal Processing, and Multimedia Signal Processing, and of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Technical Committees on Visual Signal Processing and Communications, and Multimedia Systems and Applications.

He was an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer in 2005 and elected as an IEEE Fellow in 2008 for “contributions to object-based digital video representation technologies and standards”. He has been elected to serve on the Signal Processing Society Board of Governors in the capacity of Member-at-Large for a 2012 and a 2014-2016 term. He has been the SPS Vice-President for Conferences in 2018-2020.

Since 2013, he is also a EURASIP Fellow for “contributions to digital video representation technologies and standards”. He has been elected to serve on the European Signal Processing Society Board of Directors for a 2015-2018 term. Since 2015, he is also a IET Fellow.

He is/has been a member of the Scientific and Program Committees of many international conferences and workshops. He has been the General Chair of the Picture Coding Symposium (PCS) in 2007, the Technical Program Co-Chair of the Int. Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) in 2010 and 2016, the Technical Program Chair of the International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS) in 2008 and 2012, the General Chair of the International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX) in 2016, and the General Chair of the European Workshop on Visual Information Processing (EUVIP) in 2022.

He has been participating in the MPEG standardization activities, notably as the head of the Portuguese delegation, MPEG Requirements Group Chair, and chair of many Ad Hoc Groups related to the MPEG-4 and MPEG-7 standards. Since February 2016, he is the JPEG Requirements Group Chair.

He has contributed more than 300 papers in international journals, conferences and workshops, and made several tens of invited talks at conferences and workshops. His areas of interest are visual data analysis, coding, description, adaptation, quality assessment, and advanced multimedia services.


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Comunicação Multimédia, MEEC, MECD

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Fernando Pereira
Instituto Superior Técnico  - Instituto de Telecomunicações
Torre Norte, Sala 10.14
Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa

Tel: + 351 218418460
Fax: + 351 218418472


Last update on August, 29, 2023.