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| name = '''Henrique S. Malvar'''
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| caption = Rico Malvar at an IEEE Conference in 2011
| birth_date = 1957
| birth_place = [[Rio de Janeiro]]
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| residence = [[Washington State]], [[United States of America]]
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| fields = [[Signal Processing]], [[Data Compression]], [[Harmonic Analysis]]
| workplaces = [[Microsoft Research]], [[PictureTel]]
| alma_mater = [[MIT]] ([[PhD]]), [[Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro]] (MS), [[Universidade de Brasilia]]
| doctoral_advisor = [[David H. Staelin]]
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| known_for = [[Lapped Transforms]], [[WMA]] audio codec, [[JPEG XR]] image codec
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| awards = Member of the [[US National Academy of Engineering]], 2012
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'''Henrique "Rico" S. Malvar''' (born 1957<ref name="dtic">{{cite web |url=http://www.dtic.mil/ieb_cctwg/conf-96/hsm-9604.html |title=Henrique S. Malvar Biographical Summary |accessdate=5 December 2008 |work=Collaboration Working Group |publisher=Defense Technical Information Center |year=1996}}</ref> in [[Rio de Janeiro]], [[Brazil]]) is a Distinguished Engineer and a senior [[signal processing]] researcher at [[Microsoft Research]]'s largest laboratory in [[Redmond, Washington]], United States.<ref name="user page">{{cite web |url=http://research.microsoft.com/~malvar/ |title=Henrique "Rico" Malvar |accessdate=5 December 2008 |work=Microsoft Research user pages |publisher=Microsoft |date=August 2008}}</ref> He was the Managing Director of the lab following the departure of long-time Managing Director [[Dan Ling]] in 2007, and oversaw about 350 researchers.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.seattlepi.com/business/306028_msftling05.html |title=Director of Microsoft Research's Redmond lab to retire |accessdate=5 December 2008 |work=seattlepi.com |publisher=nwsource |date=5 March 2007 }}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=http://redmondmag.com/features/article.asp?EditorialsID=517 |title=The Power Inside |accessdate=5 December 2008 |work=Redmond Magazine |date=October 2005}}</ref> Currently, he is the Chief Scientist of Microsoft Research.
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