Arye Nehorai is the Eugene and Martha Lohman Professor of Electrical Engineering (inaugural holder) in the Preston M. Green Department of Electrical & Systems (ESE) at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) since 2006. From January 2006 to June 2016 he served as Chairman of the ESE department. He is also Professor (joint/courtesy appointments) with the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS), Division of Biostatistics, Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Department of Computer Science and Engineering, WUSTL. He is Director of the Center for Sensor Signal and Information Processing (CSSIP) at WUSTL since 2006.

He received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, in 1976 and 1979, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, in 1983. After graduation Professor Nehorai worked at Systems Control Technology in Palo Alto, California. From 1985 to 1995 he was a faculty member in the Electrical Engineering Department of Yale University, where he became Associate Professor in 1989. In 1995 he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) as a Full Professor. From 2000 to 2001 he was Chair of the department's Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Division, which is now a new department. He held a joint professorship with the ECE and Bioengineering Departments at UIC.

Google Scholar Profile

Academic Genealogy

My Graduated PhD Students

I have graduated 30 Ph.D. students as their sole advisor. Of these graduates, 5 are female, 12 are faculty members, 2 are in US government research labs, 16 in industry (including 2 who each founded a company, and 5 in finances). Of my 23 Ph.D. students who graduated from WUSTL, 4 are holding positions in St. Louis. My Ph.D. students have come from 12 countries (Argentina, Chile, China, India, Iran, Israel, Mexico, Serbia, Turkey, UK, USA, and Zimbabwe). To view maps showing the origins of these students click here.


External Advisory Boards

Appointments at Washington University in St. Louis

Key Achievements and Events as Department Chair (2006-2016)

To see a list of my key contributions, events, and the significant turnaround that took place under my leadership as Chair of the Preston M. Green Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, from 2006 to 2016, click here.

Paper Awards

IEEE Leadership Activities


Leadership Reflections Articles

To view the articles of Leadership Reflections in the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, by leaders whom I invited, click here.

Invited Plenary/Keynote Lectures

Recent Activities in Conferences