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Board of Governors

The Board of Governors and its Officers lead the IT Society and oversee the activities of various Committees.

1997 Members
Sergio Verdú
President (01/01/97 until 12/31/97)

Department of Electrical Engineering

Princeton, NJ 08544

Thomas Ericson
First Vice President (01/01/97 until 12/31/97)

IT Society President, 1999.

Ezio Biglieri
Second Vice President (01/01/97 until 12/31/97)
Member (01/01/96 until 12/31/98)

Honorary Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain.

Home address: 249 Corso Peschiera, I-10141 Torino (Italy).

Jerry Gibson
Junior Past President (01/01/97 until 12/31/97)

Professor and Department Chair
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
tel: (805) 893-6187
fax: (805) 893-2930

Bruce Hajek
Senior Past President (01/01/97 until 12/31/97)

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Coordinated Science Laboratory
University of Illinois
1308 W. Main Street
Urbana, IL 61801

Phone: +1 217 333 3605

Fax: +1 217 244 1642

Robert Calderbank
Transactions Editor-in-Chief (01/01/96 until 06/30/98)

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Duke University

Mailing Address:

Gross Hall, Room 317

140 Science Drive


NC 27708-0984

Phone Number: 919-613-7874

Joachim Hagenauer
Member (01/01/96 until 12/31/98)

Lehrstuhl fuer Nachrichtentechnik
Technical University of Munich

Member (01/01/97 until 12/31/99)

Department of ECE, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60201

Hideki Imai
Member (01/01/96 until 12/31/98)

Imai Laboratory, Third Department
Institute of Industrial Science
University of Tokyo

Robert J. McEliece
Member (01/01/97 until 12/31/99)

Allen E. Puckett Professor and Professor of Electrical Engineering
California Institute of Technology

Member (01/01/96 until 12/31/98)
A.J. Han Vinck
Member (01/01/97 until 12/31/99)

University of Duisburg-Essen,

Institute of Digital Signal Processing

Bismarckstrasse 81

47057 Duisburg


Tel: +49-203-379-1803 / 3287 

Fax: +49 (0)203 379 3498



Shlomo Shamai, (Shitz)

Department of Electrical Engineering
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa 32000, Israel
tel: 97248294713
fax: 97248232913

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