Arun Netravali

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Arun N. Netravali (born 26 May 1946 in Mumbai, India) is an Indian-American computer engineer who has contribution in digital technology including HDTV. He conducted seminal research in digital compression, signal processing and other fields. Netravali was the last President of Bell Laboratories and Chief Scientist for Lucent Technologies before they went bankrupt. He was born in Indore . He received his undergraduate degree from the IIT Bombay, India, and an M.S. and a Ph.D. from Rice University in Houston, Texas all in electrical engineering. He taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Columbia University, and Rutgers University.

Awards and honors[edit]

Netravali has received numerous awards and honorary degrees, including

Selected writing[edit]

  • Arun N. Netravali and Barry G. Haskell, Digital Pictures: Representation, Compression and Standards (Applications of Communications Theory), Springer (second edition, 1995), ISBN 0-306-44917-X


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Preceded by
Paul Baran
IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal
with C. Chapin Cutler and John O. Limb
Succeeded by
James Massey