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.

2007 Members
Bixio Rimoldi
Ex-officio and Chair (01/01/07 until 12/31/07)


Andrea Goldsmith
Ex-officio (01/01/07 until 12/31/08)

Department of Electrical Engineering
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650 725 6932

Ex-officio (01/01/06 until 12/31/07)

Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Hawaii

Richard Blahut
Member (01/01/07 until 12/31/08)

Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois
Henry Magnuski Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor Emeritus
109 Coordinated Science Lab MC 228
1308 W. Main St.
Urbana Illinois 61801, USA

Thomas M. Cover, (1938-2012)
Member (01/01/06 until 12/31/07)

Electrical Engineering Dept.
Stanford University
350 Serra Mall, #254
Stanford, CA 94305-9510

James Massey, (1934-2013)
Member (01/01/07 until 12/31/08)

James Lee Massey was a Professor Emeritus at ETH Zürich.

Robert J. McEliece
Member (01/01/06 until 12/31/07)

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

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