Mladen Victor WICKERHAUSER
Biographical Sketch
13 October 2009
A. PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION:
California Institute of Technology, B.S. with Honor, 1980
Yale University, M.S., 1982; Ph.D., 1985;
Thesis advisor: Ronald R. Coifman
B. APPOINTMENTS:
(i) Regular Positions:
Professor of Mathematics, Washington University, 1998--
Visiting Associate Professor, University of Maryland, Spring 1998 sabb.
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Washington University, 1991--1998
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Yale University, 1990--1991
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Georgia, 1985--1990
Research Assistant, Yale University, 1984--1985
(ii) Short Appointments:
CEREMADE---Universite Paris-Dauphine (1991,1992,1993,1996);
Universita di Messina (1995);
Universite Paris-Nord (1995);
CNRS/CPT--Luminy (1992,1993);
Universite Aix-Marseilles (1991).
C. PUBLICATIONS:
(i) Ten most relevant:
1. Real-time calculation of a limiting form of the {R}enyi entropy
applied to detection of subtle changes in scattering architecture.
M. S. Hughes, J. E. McCarthy, M. V. Wickerhauser, J. N. Marsh,
J. M. Arbeit, R. W. Fuhrhop, K. D. Wallace, L. Thomas, J. Smith,
K. Agyem, G. M. Lanza, and S. A. Wickline.
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, November 2009.
(To appear.)
2. Feature based handling of surface faults in compact disc players.
P. F. Odgaard, J. Stoustrup, P. Andersen, M. V. Wickerhauser,
and H. F. Mikkelsen.
Control Engineering Practice 14(12):1495--1509, December 2006.
3. Fast wavelet estimation of weak biosignals.
E. Causevic, R. E. Morley, M. V. Wickerhauser, and A. E. Jacquin.
IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 52(6):19, June 2005.
4. A comparison of Monte Carlo dose calculation denoising techniques.
I. El Naqa, I. Kawrakow, M. Fippel, J. V. Siebers, P. E. Lindsay,
M. V. Wickerhauser, M. Vicic, K. Zakarian, N. Kauffmann, and J. O. Deasy.
Physics in Medicine and Biology, 50:909--922, 2005.
5. Accelerating Monte Carlo simulations of radiation therapy dose
distributions using wavelet threshold de-noising.
J. O. Deasy, M. V. Wickerhauser, and M. Picard.
Medical Physics, 29(10):2366--2373, 2002.
6. Singularity detection in images using dual local autocovariance.
W. K. Czaja and M. V. Wickerhauser.
Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, 13(1):77--88, July 2002.
7. Information cost functions. H. Sikic and M. V. Wickerhauser.
Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, 11(2):147--166,
September 2001.
8. Multiplication of short wavelet series using connection coefficients.
V. Perrier and M. V. Wickerhauser.
In Ka-Sing Lau, editor, ``Advances in Wavelets,'' pp.77--101.
Springer-Verlag, Singapore, 1999.
9. Comparison of wavelet image coding schemes for seismic data compression.
A. Vassiliou and M. V. Wickerhauser.
In Aldroubi, Laine, and Unser, eds., ``Wavelet Applications in Signal and
Image Processing V,'' SPIE Proceedings vol. 3169, 27 February 1997.
10. Wavelets and time-frequency analysis.
N. Hess-Nielsen and M. V. Wickerhauser.
Proc. IEEE, 84(4):523--540, 1996.
(ii) Ten other recent publications:
11. Adapted waveform ``de-noising'' for medical signals and images.
R. R. Coifman and M. V. Wickerhauser.
IEEE Eng. Med. Biol., 14(5):578--586, 1995.
12. Time localization techniques for wavelet transforms.
M. V. Wickerhauser. Croatica Chemica Acta, 68(1):1--27, 1995.
13. Large-rank approximate principal component analysis with wavelets for
signal feature discrimination and the inversion of complicated maps.
M. V. Wickerhauser. J. Chem. Info. Comp. Sci., 34(5):1036--1046, 1994.
14. Two fast approximate wavelet algorithms for image processing,
classification, and recognition.
M. V. Wickerhauser. Optic. Eng., 33(7):2225--2235, 1994.
15. A parallel two dimensional wavelet packet transform and its application
to matrix-vector multiplication.
E. Goirand, M. V. Wickerhauser, and M. Farge.
In B. Joseph and R. Motard, eds., ``Applications of Wavelets to Chemical
Engineering,'' pages 275--319. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell,
Massachusetts, 1994.
16. Adapted Wavelet Analysis from Theory to Software.
M. V. Wickerhauser.
IEEE Press/AK Peters, Ltd., Natick, Massachusetts, 1994.
17. Adapted local trigonometric transform and speech processing.
E. Wesfreid and M. V. Wickerhauser.
IEEE Trans. Sig. Proc, 41(12):3596--3600, December 1993.
18. Smooth localized orthonormal bases.
M. V. Wickerhauser.
Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences de Paris, 316:423--427, 1993.
19. Improved predictability of two-dimensional turbulent flows using wavelet
packet compression.
M. Farge, E. Goirand, Y. Meyer, F. Pascal, and M. V. Wickerhauser.
Fluid Dynamics Research, 10:229--250, 1992.
20. Entropy based algorithms for best basis selection.
R. R. Coifman and M. V. Wickerhauser.
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 32:712--718, March 1992.
D. SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES:
(i) Editorships
1. Associate Editor, International Journal on Wavelets and Multiresolution
Processing since 2002.
2. Advisory Board, Birkhauser Applied Harmonic Analysis book series since
1996.
3. Associate Editor, Glasnik Matematicki since 1995.
4. Associate Editor, Journal of Fourier Analysis and Applications since
1994.
5. Software Editor and Editorial Advisory Board Member, Journal of Applied
and Computational Harmonic Analysis since 1993.
6. Editorial Board Member, SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis,
1993--1997.
(ii) Patents
1,2. U.S. Patents Nos. 5,384,725 and 5,526,299, ``Method and Apparatus for
Encoding and Decoding Using Wavelet-Packets,'' (with R. Coifman and
Y. Meyer), issued 24 January 1995 and 11 June 1996, respectively.
3. U.S. Patent No. 6,792,073, ``A Method and Apparatus for Radiotherapy
Treatment Planning,'' (with J. O. Deasy), issued 14 September 2004.
4,5. U.S. Patents Nos. 7,054,454 and 7,333,619. ``Fast Wavelet Estimation
of Weak Bio-signals Using Novel Algorithms for Generating Multiple
Additional Data Frames,'' (with Elvir Causevic and Eldar Causevic),
issued 30 May 2006 and 19 February 2008, respectively.
(iii) Pedagogical Works
1. Mathematics for Multimedia. M. V. Wickerhauser.
Birkhaeser/Springer Press, Boston, Massachusetts, November 2009.
Based on an undergraduate course introduced in 1997.
More than 200 additional solved exercises are available to instructors
from the author as of September 2004.
2. Wavelet theory and applications. M. V. Wickerhauser. In H. F. Schaeffer
III, ed., Encyclopedia of Computational Chemistry. John Wiley & Sons,
Limited, Chichester, England, 1998.
E. COLLABORATIONS AND OTHER AFFILIATIONS:
(i) Collaborators:
C. D'Alessandro, P. Auscher, R. Bouguerra, R. R. Coifman, J. Corbett,
E. Cubillo, X. Fang, M. Farge, B. K. Ghosh, E. Gootman, E. Goirand,
F. Heurtaux, N. Hess-Nielsen, M. Kong, J.-P. Leduc, F. Majid, Y. Meyer,
P. F. Odgaard, F. Pascal, T. Phillipovitch, M. Picard, F. Planchon,
D. Rochberg, S. Quake, H. Sikic, K. R. Sreenivasan, A. Trgo, K. Ukraincik,
A. Vassiliou, G. Weiss, E. Theumann--Wesfreid, L. Zubair.
(ii) Graduate Students and Advisees:
Wei Zhu, PhD, 2010 (anticipated); Wojcieh Czaja, PhD, 2000;
Morten Nielsen, PhD, 1999; Suzanne Tourville, PhD, 1997.
(iii) Post-Doctoral Associates:
P. Auscher, X. Fang, N. Hess-Nielsen, J.-P. Leduc, P. F. Odgaard,
H. Sikic, A. Trgo, E. Theumann--Wesfreid.
F. CURRENT AND PENDING GRANTS
None.