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In Memoriam: Robert J. McEliece

In Memoriam: Robert J. McEliece

Tribute to Robert J. McEliece, who passed away May 8, 2019. Dariush Divsalar and Mario Blaum write about Bob's broad and substantial contributions to information theory, coding theory and cryptography.

Robert McEliece Has Passed Away

Shannon Award winner Robert McEliece passed away on May 8, 2019.

NextProf Nexus at Georgia Tech - Deadline June 10

The workshop aims to diversify the engineering professoriate by bringing 50-60 senior PhD students and postdocs together for an intensive 3-day bootcamp on the faculty search process.

In Memoriam: Hendrik Christoffel Ferreira

In Memoriam: Hendrik Christoffel Ferreira

Tribute to Hendrik Ferreira, who passed away in November 2018.

Elwyn Berlekamp Has Passed Away

Shannon Award winner Elwyn Berlekamp passed away on April 9, 2019 at the age of 78.

PhD positions in information theory/coding theory in Munich

There is vacancy for three PhD positions in information theory/coding theory at the Institute for Communications Engineering (Prof. Gerhard Kramer) starting on June 1, 2019. The positions are for a fixed period of 3 years as part of the BMBF-Project „Coding theory and coding methods for new communication models”. The project leader is Dr. Christian Deppe. The location is the Technical University of Munich, Theresienstr 90, 80333 Munich.

Update on ITSoc's new journal JSAIT

Announcing JSAIT's inaugural Senior Editors and Industrial Advisory Board Members, along with details on the website launch and first issue on Mathematical Foundations of ML.

Research Fellow Position in Error Control Coding for Future Cellular Networks

A postdoc position in error control coding for future cellular networks

Call for Papers — Special Issue of IEEE Transactions on Information Theory Dedicated to the Memory of Vladimir I. Levenshtein

From Deletion Correction to Graph Reconstruction — This special issue of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory is devoted to the memory of Vladimir I. Levenshtein who made seminal contributions to many fields of coding theory and combinatorics.

Registrations for ISIT 2019

The registrations for ISIT 2019 are now open. Information are available at: https://2019.ieee-isit.org/ Early registration deadline: April 30th, 2019

Title: Postdoc and PhD student openings at Chalmers, Sweden

Title: Postdoc and PhD student openings at Chalmers, Sweden

1 Postdoc and 1 PhD student position are open at Chalmers University of Technology Sweden, where information-theoretic methods will be used to advance fiber-optic communications.

Registrations for ISIT 2019 are now open.

The registrations for ISIT 2019 are now open. Early registration deadline: April 30th, 2019

2019 IEEE Information Theory Workshop - Deadline extended to April 10, 2019!

2019 IEEE Information Theory Workshop - Deadline extended to April 10, 2019!

IEEE Information Theory Workshop 2019 Visby, Gotland, Sweden - August 25-28, 2019 http://itw2019.org Submission deadline: April 10, 2019

Postdoctoral Position at Arizona State University on Privacy and Fairness

The privacy research group of Prof. Lalitha Sankar at Arizona State University is looking for a postdoctoral fellow to work on the topics of privacy and fairness.

Workshop in memory of František Matúš (August 2019)

Workshop in memory of František Matúš (August 2019)

Th]e workshop will be organized as a part of the conference Prague Stochastics 2019, to be held in August 19–23, 2019, in UTIA, the Institute of Information Theory and Automation of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague.

Assistant Professor in Information Theory, Machine Learning, or Their Intersection

Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology invites applications for an Assistant Professor in the area of information theory, machine learning, or their intersection.

Prof. Namrata Vaswani is looking for new Ph.D. students / postdoc

Prof. Namrata Vaswani of Iowa State University is looking for Ph.D. students, and or a postdoc, to work on interesting Statistical Machine Learning problems motivated by real applications (often in computer vision or imaging). If interested, please email her at namrata AT iastate DOT edu (along with your recent transcripts and CV/resume).

Postdoctoral Position in Information Theory, Coding Theory, and Machine Learning

Telecom ParisTech and CentraleSupelec have a joint postdoctoral position at the interface between information theory, coding theory and machine learning under Professors Aslan Tchamkerten and Sheng Yang. This position is intended for a curious and daring young researcher with a strong mathematical background. The appointment will be for one year with the possibility of renewal. Applicants should have (or be close to obtaining) a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related areas. Applications must be emailed to aslan.tchamkerten@telecom-paristech.fr and should include CV, statement of research, and contact information for three references.