Professor Isabel Trancoso
Professors Isabel Trancoso

Professor at IST (University Lisbon, Portugal)

President of the Scientific Council of INESC-ID


Isabel Trancoso is a full professor at IST (University Lisbon), and the President of the Scientific Council of INESC-ID. She received the Licenciado, Mestre, Doutor and Agregado degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from IST in 1979, 1984, 1987 and 2002, respectively. She was the President of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of IST. She was elected Editor in Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing, Member-at-Large of the IEEE Signal Processing Society Board of Governors, and President of ISCA (International Speech Communication Association). She chaired the INTERSPEECH 2005 conference. She chaired the IEEE James Flanagan Award Committee, and the ISCA Distinguished Lecturer Selection Committee. She was a member of the IEEE Fellows Committee, the IEEE Publication Services and Products Board Strategic Planning Committee, and Vice-President of the ELRA Board. She currently integrates the ISCA Advisory Council, and the ISCA Fellow Selection Committee, and she chairs the Fellow Evaluation Committee of the Signal Processing Society of IEEE. She received the 2009 IEEE Signal Processing Society Meritorious Service Award. She was elevated to IEEE Fellow in 2011, and to ISCA Fellow in 2014.