Dr. Jón Atli Benediktsson is currently Pro-Rector of Academic Affairs and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Iceland. He is also President of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS). He is a Fellow of the IEEE and has held visiting positions with universities and research institutions in Italy, U.K. and USA.
Dr. Benediktsson is the author or co-author of more than 200 technical papers, articles and book chapters. His main research interests are in remote sensing, analysis of biomedical signals, pattern recognition, data fusion, neural networks, image analysis and signal processing.