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Updates from JSAIT, the Society's Newest Journal

JSAIT has had a successful kickoff with three issues in the works. The issues on deep learning and quantum information science are now in process, and the third issue on statistical estimation and inference is now accepting submissions. JSAIT welcomes ideas for future special issues.

Deadline Extension for 2020 IEEE WPS

2020 IEEE International Workshop on Privacy and Security for Information Systems (WPS) Paper Submission Deadline is extended to Friday, April 10 (AoE - 11:59pm).

JSAIT Call for Papers: Estimation and Inference

JSAIT's third issue will focus on statistical estimation and inference. Papers are due May 1, 2020 and expected publication is November/December 2020.

Postdoc Positions at Northwestern and TTIChicago

Postdoc Positions at Northwestern and TTIChicago

The Institute for Data, Econometrics, Algorithms, and Learning (IDEAL) invites applications for two postdoctoral fellowships starting Fall of 2020, to conduct inter-disciplinary research that focuses on the theoretical foundations of data science. One fellowship is based at the Toyota Technology Institute at Chicago (TTIC) and one fellowship is based at Northwestern University.

Tenured Faculty Position in Cryptograph at Télécom Paris

Télécom Paris, one of the top four engineering schools in France for training general engineers and PhDs, invites application for a tenured position of Professor in Cryptography.

Robert G. Gallager Receives 2020 Japan Prize

Robert G. Gallager Receives 2020 Japan Prize

Robert G. Gallager will be awarded the 2020 Japan Prize for his contributions to information theory, including the development of error-correcting codes that are used in 5G systems.

In Memoriam: Piet Schalkwijk

In Memoriam: Piet Schalkwijk

Tribute to Piet Schalkwijk, who passed away on January 30, 2020. Han Vinck writes about Pieter's scientific career and his contributions to coding and information theory.

Entropy Special Issue on "Information Flow in Neural Systems"

Entropy Special Issue on "Information Flow in Neural Systems" articles on both artificial and natural neural networks are welcome

Postdoctoral Position at the Ohio State University

A postdoctoral scholar position is available in The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, at the Ohio State University, under the direction of Prof. Hesham El Gamal and Prof. Aylin Yener.

PhD Positions at TU Berlin, Germany

There are vacancies for two PhD positions at the Information Theory and Applications Chair (Prof. Rafael Schaefer) at the Technische Universität Berlin (TUB), Germany. The positions are initially limited to two years with a possible extension. The positions are part of the projects "Post Shannon Communication," funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and "Machine Learning for Physical Layer Security" funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

ISIT Paper Submission Deadline Extended to Jan 15

The ISIT Paper Submission Deadline is extended to Wednesday, January 15, 11:59PM Eastern Time.

Paper Submissions for ISIT 2020 Due Jan 12

The deadline for paper submission is Sunday, January 12, 2020, at 11:59 PM, Eastern Time (New York, USA).

Tenure-Track Position in Information and Data Science at the University of Cambridge

Tenure-Track Position in Information and Data Science at the University of Cambridge

University Lectureship in Information and Data Science at the University of Cambridge

Class of 2020-21 Distinguished Lecturers

The IEEE Information Theory Society names the Class of 2020-21 Distinguished Lecturers

Ayfer Özgür named the ITSoc 2020 Goldsmith Lecturer

Ayfer Özgür named the IEEE Information Theory Society 2020 Goldsmith Lecturer

David Tse named the ITSoc 2020 Padovani Lecturer

David Tse named the IEEE Information Theory Society 2020 Padovani Lecturer

Submission open for ISIT 2020

The paper submission portal is now open for ISIT 2020: https://2020.ieee-isit.org/Papers.asp

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