William J. Williams
Bill Williams was born in Ohio.
He received his B.E.E. from Ohio State University, Columbus,
in 1958, an M.S. degree in physiology from the University of Michigan,
Ann Arbor, in 1966, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering
from the University of Iowa,
Iowa City, in 1961 and 1963, respectively.
From 1958 to 1960 he was a Research Engineer at Battelle Memorial Institute,
Columbus, OH. He was a Senior Engineer Specialist in communication systems
with Emerson Electric from 1963 to 1964. He joined the Faculty of the
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the
University of Michigan
and was appointed Professor in 1974. During a
sabbatical leave in 1974 he was a Visiting Scientist in Physiology at
Johns Hopkins University.
He has been active in the bioengineering program
at the University of Michigan for a number of years. His interests include the
theory and application of signal processing and communication techniques,
especially, but not exclusively, to biological problems. He has a particular
interest in time-frequency distributions and their applications in nonstationary
He is a member of Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Xi, and the Society for Neuroscience.