James E. Fowler

James E. Fowler received the B.S. degree in computer and information science engineering and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from The Ohio State University.

He is currently a program director in the Communications and Information Foundations cluster of the Division of Computing and Communication Foundations in the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering of the US National Science Foundation.

He is on leave from Mississippi State University where he is a William L. Giles Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in which he holds a Billie J. Ball Endowed Professorship.

Dr. Fowler was the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Signal Processing Letters from 2017 to 2019. He was previously a Senior Area Editor for IEEE Transactions on Image Processing and Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, and IEEE Signal Processing Letters.

He is currently the Chair of the Computational Imaging Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society and is a former chair of the Society's Image, Video, and Multidimensional Signal Processing Technical Committee. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.