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Yeh Named Outstanding Professor

Published: August 3, 2015

Engineering’s Hen-Geul (Henry) Yeh, who has more than 90 publications and four U.S. patents to his name, was named CSULB’s 2015 Outstanding Professor.

Yeh joined CSULB’s College of Engineering faculty in 1983. Three years later, he became a tenured professor and founded CSULB’s pioneering Multidisciplinary Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Laboratory, establishing a model for lab-based and hands-on DSP courses, seminars and workshops that has been duplicated at UCI, UCLA and other universities.

Yeh has also led the expansion of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Green Energy and Systems Conference, which has grown from a local conference to an international event. In addition to real-time DSP, Yeh¹s areas of expertise include Wi-Fi and Wi-MAX, adaptive systems and mobile communication in multipath.

The prolific Yeh has more than 90 publications and four U.S. patents to his name, and he has received numerous honors for his contributions to industry and academia including the Distinguished Faculty Scholarly and Creative Achievement Award from CSULB, the Northrop Grumman Excellence in Teaching Award, the Aerospace Corporation Inventor’s Award and five NASA awards.

Yeh earned his B.S. degree in engineering science in 1978 from National Chen Kung University, Taiwan, ROC; M.S. degree in mechanical engineering from University of California, Irvine (UCI) in 1979; and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from UCI in 1982.

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Henry Yeh

He has coached and advised the CSULB Kung-Fu Club since 1986, and he also enjoys hiking, camping, and spending time with his wife, Chia-Ho Lee, and their sons, Benjamin and Christopher, who recently completed their freshman year at Stanford University.