Jack Keil Wolf (1935-2011)
Center for Magnetic Recording Research
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La jolla, CA 92093-0407
Phone (858) 534 6218
Jack Keil Wolf received the B.S.E.E. degree from the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, in 1956, and the M.S.E., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, in 1957, 1958, and 1960, respectively. He is currently the Stephen O. Rice Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a member of the Center for Magnetic Recording Research at the University of California-San Diego, La Jolla. He is also a Vice President, Technology (part time) at Qualcomm, Inc., San Diego.
His current interest is in signal processing for storage systems.
- Coding Theory
- Padovani Lecture (2010)
- Claude E. Shannon Award (2001)
- Information Theory Society Paper Award (1975) for Noiseless coding of correlated information sources
Participation & Positions:Aaron D. Wyner Distinguished Service Award Selection Committee (Member, 2010)
Claude E. Shannon Award Selection Committee (Member, 01/01/05 until 12/31/06)
- D.S. Slepian (1923-2007), J.K. Wolf (1935-2011), "Noiseless coding of correlated information sources", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, Jul. 1973