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Awards Committee

The Awards Committee shall be responsible for submitting a recommendation to the Board for the Information Theory Society Paper Award according to Article VII, Section 3. It is also responsible for selecting the recipient(s) of the IEEE Jack Keil Wolf ISIT Student Paper Award according to Article VII, Section 7, and for contributing members to serve on the IEEE Communications Society and Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award selection committee, according to Article VII, Section 6. A subcommittee of the Awards Committee shall be responsible for selecting the recipient of the IEEE Information Theory Society Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award, according to Article VII, Section 8. Another subcommittee of the Awards Committee shall be responsible for selecting the recipient of the IEEE Information Theory Society James L. Massey Research & Teaching Award for Young Scholars, according to Article VII, Section 9.

The Committee shall consist of at least nine members representing all major technical areas in the Society. At least four members shall have served as Associate Editors of the Transactions within the past three years. The First and Second Vice Presidents of the Society shall serve as ex-officio voting members of this Committee, with the First Vice President serving as Chair. At least two members of the Committee (in addition to the two officers) shall be members of the Board of Governors. The Committee shall be appointed by the Nominations and Appointments Committee no later than the 31st of January. The Cover Dissertation Award and Massey Research & Teaching Award Subcommittees shall be appointed by the Nominations and Appointments Committee by the 31st of December of the previous year.

2017 Members
Elza Erkip
Ex-Officio and Chair (01/01/17 until 12/31/17)

elza_at_nyu.edu

Emina Soljanin
Ex-Officio (01/01/17 until 12/31/17)

Bell Labs, Alcatel - Lucent
Murray Hill, NJ 07974, USA
Tel/Fax +1-908-582-7933/3340

Stephen Vaughan Hanly
Member (01/01/16 until 12/31/17)

Macquarie University, Dept. of Electronic Engineering, Level 2, Building E6A, North Ryde, NSW 2109, Australia. 

Tor Helleseth
Member (01/01/17 until 12/31/19)
Alexander S. Holevo
Member (01/01/17 until 12/31/19)

Steklov Mathematical Institute,
Department of Probability Theory

Olgica Milenkovic
Member (01/01/17 until 12/31/19)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Venkatesh Saligrama
Member (01/01/17 until 12/31/19)

Venkatesh Saligrama
Professor,
Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Boston University, MA 02215

Tsachy Weissman
Member (01/01/16 until 12/31/17)

Information Systems Laboratory
Department of Electrical Engineering
Stanford University

Wei Yu
Member (01/01/16 until 12/31/17)

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
University of Toronto
10 King's College Road
Toronto, ON M5S 3G4
Canada

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