Portrait of Prof. Rüdiger Urbanke. Source: EPFL

Shannon Award for 2023

The IEEE Information Theory Society is pleased to announce that Rüdiger Urbanke is the recipient of the Claude E. Shannon Award for 2023.

Cover art for June 2022 JSAIT issue showing variable coded batch matrix multiplication

JSAIT Issue: Distributed Coding & Computation

The June 2022 issue of the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory is on "Distributed Coding and Computation".

Portrait of Aylin Yener

Aylin Yener Elected as IEEE Division Director

The IT Society congratulates Past President Aylin Yener for being elected to be the next IEEE Division IX Director.

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.

Aspects of Our Society

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Outreach
A gathering of videos, books and more that show how information theory impacts our lives.
Meet IT Society Students
The Student and Outreach Subcommittee plans student and outreach activities at symposia and workshops.
Read Our Newsletter
The IEEE Information Theory Society Newsletter connects our members and is published four times a year.  Beginning with the March 2022 issue, the Newsletter is online only.

Upcoming Events

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

News

2022 Chicago Workshop on Coding and Learning

The 2022 Chicago Workshop on Coding and Learning will be held online on Friday, December 2nd, 9am-…

Nov 30, 2022
Aylin Yener Has Been Elected To Be the Next IEEE Division IX Director

The IT Society congratulates our Past President Aylin Yener for being elected to be the next IEEE…

Nov 22, 2022
2022 Information Theory Society Paper Award Recipients Named

2022 Information Theory Society Paper Award Recipients Named

Nov 14, 2022
Contributions for Society Newsletter

Please submit any contributions for the society newsletter by Nov. 30, 2022.

Nov 14, 2022

Conferences

03-07 Jan, 2023
MBZUAI, Abu Dhabi
Call for participation: The 3rd Workshop on Seeking Low‑Dimensionality in Deep Neural Networks

Call for participation: 3rd Workshop on Seeking Low‑Dimensionality in Deep Neural Networks

07-14 Feb, 2023
Washington, DC
AAAI 2023 Conference

The AAAI 2023 Conference will take place in person, Washington DC, during February 7--14 2023.

22-24 Mar, 2023
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
57th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems

Submission deadline for 57th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS) is…

Jobs Board

Two 2-Year Post-Doc Positions at King's College London
King's College London

Two 2-year Post-Doc positions to work at the intersection of machine learning and information…

Dec 5, 2022
Postdoc Positions in Mathematics at Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech

The Department of Mathematics at Virginia Tech invites applications for several Postdoctoral…

Dec 3, 2022
Faculty Position in Communications & Networking
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

There is an active search for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position in communications and…

Nov 30, 2022

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.

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Videos on Information Theory

Research In Information Theory

Selected papers on information theory from our journals and conferences