Paper Awards Committee

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Paper Awards Committee

The Paper Awards Committee shall be responsible for submitting a recommendation to the Board for the Information Theory Society Paper Award. It is also responsible for selecting the recipient(s) of the IEEE Jack Keil Wolf ISIT Student Paper Award and for contributing members to serve on the IEEE Communications Society and Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award Selection Committee. 

The Committee shall consist of at least nine members representing all major technical areas in the Society. At least four members shall have served as Associate Editors of the Transactions within the past three years. The First and Second Vice Presidents of the Society shall serve as ex-officio voting members of this Committee, with the First Vice President serving as Chair. At least two members of the Committee (in addition to the two officers) shall be members of the Board of Governors. The Committee shall be appointed by the Nominations and Appointments Committee no later than the 31st of January.

2019 Members
Aylin Yener
Ex-Officio and Chair (01/01/19 until 12/31/19)

Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Dean's Fellow
The Pennsylvania State University
121 Electrical Engineering East, University Park, PA 16802

Wei Yu
Ex-Officio (01/01/19 until 12/31/19)

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
University of Toronto
10 King's College Road
Toronto, ON M5S 3G4

Sae-Young Chung
Member (05/12/18 until 12/31/19)

Department of Electrical Engineering

KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea
Alex Dimakis
Member (01/01/18 until 12/31/19)

UTA 7.210, UT Austin WNCG, 
1616 Guadalupe St. Mail Code: C0806 Austin, Texas 78701 

Negar Kiyavash
Member (01/01/18 until 12/31/19)
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Eng. (ISE)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
117 Transportation Building
104 S. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801, USA 
Tel: (217) 244-2525
Fax: (217) 244-570
Member (01/01/18 until 12/31/19)

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Texas A&M University

College Station, TX 77843

Phone: (979) 862 2691

Fax: (979) 862 4630


Kannan Ramchandran
Member (01/01/19 until 12/31/20)

EECS Department

University of California, Berkeley

Antonia Tulino
Member (01/01/18 until 12/31/19)

Univerisità di Napoli, Federico II, Italy & Bell Labs, USA

Michele Wigger
Member (01/01/18 until 12/31/19)

Communications and Electronics Department
Telecom ParisTech, LTCI
46, rue Barrault
75634 Paris Cedex 13

Tel.: +33 1 45 81 7528

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