Claude E. Shannon Award Selection Committee

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Claude E. Shannon Award Selection Committee

The Claude E. Shannon Award Committee shall consist of the President (who shall serve as Chair), the 1st Vice-President, the 2nd Vice-President, and four other members appointed by the Nominations and Appointments Committee before January 15th. At least three of the appointed members shall be former Claude E. Shannon Award winners, and at least one of the appointed members shall be the current, or a former, Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory or the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory. Typically the appointed members of the Committee will serve for two years, in staggered terms.

The Committee is charged with deciding whether to name a Claude E. Shannon Award winner for the following year and with selecting a winner.

2005 Members
Steven W. McLaughlin
Ex-officio and Chair (01/01/05 until 12/31/05)

250 North Avenue, Carnegie Building

Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA 30332 USA

David Neuhoff
Ex-officio (01/01/05 until 12/31/05)
Bixio Rimoldi
Ex-officio (01/01/05 until 12/31/06)


G. David Forney, Jr.
Member (01/01/05 until 12/31/06)


Tadao Kasami
Member (01/01/05 until 12/31/05)
H Vincent Poor
Member (01/01/05 until 12/31/05)

School of Engineering and Applied Science
C230 Engineering Quadrangle
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544
(609) 258-2260

Jack Keil Wolf, (1935-2011)
Member (01/01/05 until 12/31/06)

Center for Magnetic Recording Research

University of California, San Diego

9500 Gilman Drive

La jolla, CA 92093-0407

Phone (858) 534 6218


Jacob Ziv
Member (01/01/05 until 12/31/05)
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