Distinguished Lecturer Series
"Information and Inference in the Wireless Physical Layer"
November 16, 2011
Roselle Center for the Arts: Gore Recital Hall
Reception to follow in Roselle Lobby
H. Vincent Poor is the Michael Henry Strater University Professor of Elec. Eng. at Princeton, where he is also Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science. His current research interests lie primarily in the area of wireless networking and related fields. Among his publications in these areas are the recent books Quickest Detection (Cambridge, 2009) and Information Theoretic Security (NOW, 2009). He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences, and is a Fellow of the IEEE, AAAS, and the Royal Academy of Engineering of the U.K. He has served as President of the IEEE Information Theory Society, and as Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. In 2005, he received the IEEE Education Medal. Recent recognition of this work includes the 2009 Edwin Howard Armstrong Achievement Award of the IEEE Communications Society, the 2010 IET Ambrose Fleming Medal for Achievement in Communications, the 2011 IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award, and an honorary doctorate from the University Edinburgh, awarded in June 2011.