JSAIT Cover Art Sept 2021

JSAIT Issue on Coded Computing

The September 2021 issue of the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory is on coded computing. Figure from “Slow and Stale Gradients Can Win the Race” by Dutta et al., p. 1012.

Gerhard Kramer

Aaron D. Wyner Distinguished Service Award

Gerhard Kramer is the 2021 recipient of the Aaron D. Wyner Distinguished Service Award.

Raymond Yeung Shannon Award

Claude E. Shannon Award for 2022

Raymond W. Yeung is the recipient of the Claude E. Shannon for 2022. The most prestigious award of the IT Society, it is given for consistent and profound contributions to the field of information theory. He will deliver his Shannon Lecture at ISIT 2022.

Photo from ISIT 2019

Information Theory Society

The IEEE Information Theory Society is the premier professional society dedicated to the advancement of the mathematical underpinnings of information technology for the benefit of humanity. Information theory encompasses the processing, transmission, storage, and use of information, and the foundations of the communication process.

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The Student and Outreach Subcommittee plans student and outreach activities at symposia and workshops.
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The IEEE Information Theory Society Newsletter connects our members and is published four times a year.

Upcoming Events

The Information Theory Society's upcoming conferences, workshops and schools


Madhu Sudan Awarded 2022 IEEE Hamming Medal

IEEE Information Theory Society member Madhu Sudan has been awarded the 2022 IEEE Hamming Medal

Dec 12, 2021
Announce Your Event to the IT Society Community

Are you planning an upcoming conference or workshop of interest to the information theory community…

Dec 12, 2021
Videos and Lecture Material for 2021 Croucher Summer Course in Information Theory Now Available

The 2021 Croucher Summer Course in Information Theory was held in August 2021 at The Chinese…

Nov 3, 2021


02-04 Mar, 2022
Zurich, Switzerland
2022 International Zurich Seminar on Information and Communication (IZS)

The 2022 International Zurich Seminar on Information and Communication will take place on March 2–4…

May 02, 2022
Call for Papers: IEEE INFOCOM Age of Information Workshop, Deadline January 10, 2022

Call for Papers: The 5th Age of Information Workshop (AoI Workshop), which will be held virtually…

05-07 Jul, 2022
Boston, MA
Call for Papers: Information-Theoretic Cryptography (ITC)

Announcing the third edition of the conference on Information-Theoretic Cryptography (ITC)! Submit…

Jobs Board

Open Rank Search in ECE at UIC, Deadline January 22, 2022
University of Illinois Chicago

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in the College of Engineering (CoE) at…

Jan 12, 2022
Postdoc Position in Information Theory and Statistical Inference
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Postdoc position in Information Theory and Statistical Inference. KTH Royal Institute of Technology…

Jan 7, 2022
Several PhD and PostDoc Positions: 6G Communication Systems, Aerial & Satellite Communications, Swarm Exploration, and Quantum Communications
University of Bremen, Germany

The Department of Communications Engineering at the University of Bremen, Germany, invites…

Dec 8, 2021

Recent Journal Issues

IEEE Transactions on Information Theory

The IEEE Transactions on Information Theory publishes papers concerned with the transmission, processing, and utilization of information.


Research In Information Theory

Selected papers on information theory from our journals and conferences