Robert M. Gray Named Recipient of the 2020 Aaron D. Wyner Distinguished Service Award
The Aaron D. Wyner Distinguished Service Award of the IT Society has been instituted to honor an individual who has shown outstanding leadership in, and provided long-standing, exceptional service to, the Information Theory community.
Jun 23, 2020

Bob Gray is the Alcatel-Lucent Technologies Professor of Communications and Networking, Emeritus, at Stanford University, and a Research Professor at Boston University. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and the Institute for Mathematical Statistics. His awards include a U.S. Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (2008), the  IEEE Information Theory Society Claude E. Shannon Award (2008), the IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal (2008), the IEEE Signal Processing Society Meritorious Service Award (2005) and Education Award (2009), and a Stanford University President's Award for Excellence through Diversity “for many years of leadership and advocacy for equity and diversity in engineering” (2013). He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering.