Professor Duy-Trác Trần

Johns Hopkins University
Professor Duy-Trac Tran is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University.

He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, in 1993 and 1994, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1998, all in Electrical Engineering. 

His pioneering research on integer-coefficient transforms and pre-/post filtering operators has been adopted as critical components of Microsoft Windows Media Video 9 and JPEG XR – the latest international still-image compression standard ISO/IEC 29199-2. 

  • Professor Tran has received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, the William H. Huggins Excellence in Teaching Award, the Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising in 2009, the IEEE Mikio Takagi Best Paper Award, and the IEEE GRSS Highest Impact Paper Award.
  • He is an IEEE Fellow for his contributions in multi-rate and sparse signal processing.