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In Memoriam: Elwyn Berlekamp

In Memoriam: Elwyn Berlekamp

Tribute to Elwyn Berlekamp, who passed away on April 9, 2019. Jim Omura writes about Elwyn's broad and substantial contributions to information theory, coding theory, and game theory

Ph.D. Position in Statistical and Information Theoretic Analysis of Hardware Security Systems

Ph.D. opening at the University of Illinois at Chicago, supervised by Professor Natasha Devroye and Professor Wenjing Rao.

CONEX-Plus Postdoctoral Fellowships at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

CONEX-Plus Postdoctoral Fellowships at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

CONEX-Plus is a training and incoming mobility program funded by the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), the European Commission’s Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND Action, and Banco Santander. It offers 30 fellowships to experienced researchers with up to 6 years of postdoctoral research experience. The research fellows will undertake a three-year project freely chosen by them and carried out at UC3M and a non-academic secondary organization.

Ph.D. Position in Information Theory at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Ph.D. Position in Information Theory at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

There is an open Ph.D. position in the area of information theory in the Signal Processing Group of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain. The position is in relation to the ERC Starting Grant “Information Theory for Low-Latency Wireless Communications (LOLITA).” The duration of the position is for 3 years, renewable for another year.

Postdoc in large-scale statistical learning at Texas A&M

A postdoctoral position is available at Texas A&M in the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department and Institute of Data Science.

Postdoc Position at the Eindhoven University of Technology

Postdoc position available at the Information and Communication Theory Lab (ICT Lab), Eindhoven University of Technology, in the area of information theory applied to the nonlinear optical fibre channel.

Call for nominations for Executive Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory

The IEEE Information Theory Society (ITSoc) invites nominations for the position of Executive Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory for an 18-month term, starting on January 1, 2020. It is expected that the Executive Editor (EE) will subsequently transition to Editor-in-Chief (EiC) on July 1, 2021, for an additional 18-month term, ending on December 31st, 2022.

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