Dr. Yimin D. Zhang, Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Temple University, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), effective January 1, 2019, “for contributions to high-resolution direction finding and radar signal processing.”

Fellow is the highest grade of membership of IEEE and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.  Each year, following a rigorous evaluation procedure and based on the recommendation from the IEEE Fellow Committee, the IEEE Board of Directors elevates a select group of recipients for elevation to IEEE Fellow. Less than 0.1% of voting members are selected annually for this Fellow grade elevation. This year, 295 members became IEEE Fellows of class 2019.

The IEEE is the world’s leading professional association for advancing technology for humanity. Through its 400,000 plus members in 160 countries, the association is a leading authority on a wide variety of areas ranging from signal processing, telecommunications, and radar sensing to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics.