Alan Bovik

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Al Bovik holds the Cockrell Family Endowed Regents Chair in Engineering at UT Austin, where he is Director of the Laboratory for Image and Video Engineering (LIVE). He is a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Institute for Neuroscience. He has published more than 800 technical articles in these areas and holds several U.S. patents. His publications have been cited more than 75,000 times in the literature, his current H-index is above 100, and he is listed as a Highly-Cited Researcher by Thompson Reuters/Clarivate Analytics. His several books include the companion volumes The Essential Guides to Image and Video Processing (Academic Press, 2009).


Research Interests: 
  • bioECE
  • Decision Information
  • Communications Engineering (DICE)
Current Research: 

Dr. Bovik's research interests include image and video processing, digital television and digital cinema, computational vision, and visual perception. 

Research Labs & Affiliations: 
  • Wireless Networking and Communications Group (WNCG)
  • Center for Perceptual Systems
  • Telecommunications and Signal Processing Research Center
  • Laboratory for Image and Video Engineering (LIVE)
  • Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences

Select Publications

Somdyuti Paul, Alan C Bovik. February 5, 2019. Image Statistic Models Characterize Well Log Image Quality. IEEE.
Z Sinno, AC Bovik. February 2019. Large-scale study of perceptual video quality.
Praful Gupta, Zeina Sinno, Jack L Glover, Nicholas G Paulter, Alan C Bovik. January 31, 2019. Predicting detection performance on security X-ray images as a function of image quality. IEEE.
S Wang, C Deng, AC Bovik, B Zhao. 2019. Blind noisy image quality assessment using subband kurtosis.
Deepti Ghadiyaram, Janice Pan, Alan C Bovik. January 2019. A subjective and objective study of stalling events in mobile streaming videos.

Awards & Honors

2019 - IEEE Fourier Award
2018 - Best Paper, EURASIP
2018 - Best Paper, Picture Coding Symposium
2017 - Edwin H. Land Medal
2017 - Best Paper, IEEE
2017 - Sustained Impact Paper, IEEE Signal Processing Society
2016 - Best Paper, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
2015 - Joe J. King Professional Engineering Achievement Award
2013 - Norbert Wiener Society Award
2013 - Best Paper, IEEE Signal Processing Society