Arya Mazumdar is an associate professor at the University of California, San Diego. He  obtained his Ph.D. degree from University of Maryland, College Park (2011) specializing in information theory. Subsequently Arya was a postdoctoral scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2011-2012), an assistant professor in University of Minnesota (2013-2015), and an assistant followed by associate professor in University of Massachusetts Amherst (2015-2021). Arya is a recipient of multiple awards, including a Distinguished Dissertation Award for his Ph.D. thesis (2011), the NSF CAREER award (2015), an EURASIP JSAP Best Paper Award (2020), and the IEEE ISIT Jack K. Wolf Student Paper Award (2010). He is currently serving as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory and as an Area editor for Now Publishers Foundation and Trends in Communication and Information Theory series. Arya’s research interests include coding theory (error-correcting codes and related combinatorics), information theory, statistical learning and distributed optimization.
Awards Received
for Codes in permutations and error correction for rank modulation
Participation & Position
Contact Information

The Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute (HDSI)

University of California, San Diego

La Jolla, California, USA

Research interests
Statistical learning and inference
Coding theory
Coding techniques
Complexity and cryptography
Shannon theory