Sergio Verdu
Princeton University

ECE 2009 - 2010
Distinguished Lecturer Series

“Information Theory Today”


Prof. Sergio Verdu
Princeton University

3:00 PM
104 Gore Hall

Sergio Verdú is the Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University where he teaches and conducts research on information theory. He was elected a Fellow of the IEEE in 1992 and a member of the National Academy of Engineering in 2007. He received the 2000 Frederick E. Terman Award from the American Society for Engineering Education and the IEEE Third Millennium Medal in 2000. In 2005, he received a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya He is the recipient of the 2007 Claude
E. Shannon Award and the 2008 IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal. In 1998, Cambridge University Press published his book Multiuser Detection. His papers have received several awards: the 1992 IEEE Donald Fink Paper Award, the 1998 Information Theory Outstanding Paper Award, an IEEE Information Theory Golden Jubilee Paper Award, the 2000 Paper Award from the Japan Telecommunications Advancement Foundation, the 2002 Leonard G. Abraham Prize Award in Communications Systems, and the 2007 IEEE Joint Communications/ Information Theory Paper Award.


Current Lectures

2011 - 2012 Lecturer Series


Past Lectures
2010 - 2011 Lecturer Series

2009 - 2010 Lecturer Series

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