The IEEE Information Theory Society Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award is awarded annually to the author of an outstanding doctoral dissertation.
The IEEE Information Theory Society Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award, established in 2013, is awarded annually to the author of an outstanding doctoral dissertation contributing to the mathematical foundations of any of the information sciences within the purview of the Society including, but not limited to, Shannon theory, source and channel coding theory, data compression, learning theory, quantum information theory and computing, complexity theory, and applications of information theory in probability and statistics.
Eligible dissertations must have been successfully defended during the two calendar years prior to the award year.
Nominations must be submitted by January 15 using the online form available here. (Deadline Extended to February 1, 2021)
Endorsement letters should be emailed by January 25 to the Committee Chair and CC to Matt LaFleur ([email protected]) with "Cover Award Recommendation" in the subject line. (Deadline Extended to February 11, 2021)