Alexander A. Sawchuk, Board Member.
Sandy was born in Washington, D.C. He received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He has been employed by the National Bureau of Standards, the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, and the Communications Satellite Corporation. In 1971, he joined the University of Southern California, and is now a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering. From 1978 to 1988 and 1990 to 1991 he was the Director of the Signal and Image Processing Institute.