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Deadline Extended: JSTSP Special Issue on “Information-Theoretic Methods in Data Acquisition, Analysis, and Processing”

The IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Signal Processing will publish an Special Issue on Information-Theoretic Methods in Data Acquisition, Analysis, and Processing. Manuscripts are now due December 8, 2017.

Nambi Seshadri Awarded IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal

The IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal was established in 1976 by the IEEE Board of Directors, in commemoration of the centennial of the telephone's invention, to provide recognition for outstanding contributions to telecommunications. The invention of the telephone by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876 was a major event in electrotechnology. It was instrumental in stimulating the broad telecommunications industry that has dramatically improved life throughout the world. As an individual, Bell himself exemplified the contributions that scientists and engineers have made to the betterment of mankind.

Erdal Arıkan Awarded the IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal

The IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal, established in 1986, is named in honor of Dr. Richard W. Hamming, who had a central role in the development of computer and computing science, and whose many significant contributions in the area of information science include his error-correcting codes.

Postdoc Openings at The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Institute of Theoretical Computer Science and Communications at The Chinese University of Hong Kong has several postdoc openings with a flexible start date.

Faculty opening in Information Theory at the State University of New York at Buffalo

Faculty opening in Information Theory at the State University of New York at Buffalo

Open PhD student position in physical-layer security at BYU

Open PhD position in wiretap coding/physical-layer security at BYU

Postdoctoral Research Associate in error control coding and information theory

The School of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney is seeking to appoint one Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDA), who has strong research experience in error control coding and information theory.

ISIT 2018 Call for Tutorials

ISIT 2018 Call for Tutorials

The 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory seeks half-day tutorial proposals, which should provide clear and focused teaching material covering new and emerging topics within the scope of the conference.

IEEE TV Profiles and Interviews

IEEE TV has posted interviews with prominent members of our Society. Available so far: a profile of David Forney and an interview with Shlomo Shamai.

Post-Doc Position at King's College London

Post-Doc Position at King's College London

Postdoctoral positions available at the National University of Singapore

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the National University of Singapore is offering positions for postdoctoral fellows who will work in information theory, machine learning and their intersection.

September 2017 ITSOC Newsletter Available Online

Past newsletters can also be found on the ITSOC website.

5th International Castle Meeting on Coding Theory and Applications

5th International Castle Meeting on Coding Theory and Applications

Workshop report: 5th International Castle Meeting on Coding Theory and Applications (5ICMCTA), August 28-31, 2017, Vihula, Estonia

CFP: Polar Coding for Future Networks: Theory and Practice

The Workshop on Polar Coding will be held in conjunction with IEEE WCNC 2018, Barcelona, Spain, 15-18 April 2018.