Professor Stephen J. Wright and his coauthors have been awarded the 2014 W.R.G. Baker Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The award recognizes the best research paper in any IEEE archival publication during the years 2009 to 2011. The award is for the paper "Sparse reconstruction by separable approximation"' by S.J. Wright, R.D. Nowak and M.A.T. Figueiredo, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing 57 (2009), pp. 2479-2493.
The IEEE W.R.G. Baker Award was established in 1956 and is presented for the most outstanding paper reporting original work published in any IEEE archival publications (such as TRANSACTIONS, JOURNALS, and LETTERS), MAGAZINES, or PROCEEDINGS published during a three to five year window prior to the presentation of the award.)
For more information, visit: http://www.ieee.org/about/awards/recognitions/baker.html