Short CV of Robert M Gray 26 August 2016

Alcatel-Lucent Technologies Professor of Communications and Networking
in the School of Engineering and Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus,
Stanford University

Research Professor, Boston University


MIT, Cambridge, MA: B.S. and M.S., 1966, Electrical Engineering

USC, Los Angeles, CA: Ph.D., 1969, Electrical Engineering

Professional Experience

Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University:

1969--75 Asst. Prof., 1975--80 Assoc. Prof., 1980--2011 Prof.

2011 -- Prof. Emeritus; Recalled to half-time duty 2011 -- 2013;

1993-- 2007 EE Vice Chair

2007 -- 2013 Faculty Affiliate of the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford

2011 -- 2017 Member, Executive Committee, France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies

2013 -- Research Professor, Boston University

Selected Professional Activities:

A list of 55 PhD students may be found at$\sim$gray/students.pdf

A list of publications may be found at$\sim$gray/publications.pdf

Associate Editor (1977-1981) and Editor-in-Chief, IEEE
Transactions on Information Theory (1981-1983)

Founding Editor-in-Chief, \emph{Foundations and Trends in Signal
Processing}, 2007--2012

Banff International Research Station (BIRS) Scientific Advisory Board
and Program Committee (2006--2009)

Ad Hoc Mammography Committee,
Breast Cancer Research Program,
U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command,
(1995 --1996)

Co-Chair: IEEE 1993 International Symposium on Information Theory, San
Antonio, TX

Banff International Research Station (BIRS) Workshop on Multimedia and
Mathematics (2005);

BIRS Workshop on Mentoring in
Engineering Academia (2007).


IEEE Information Theory Society: 1976 Prize Paper Award,
Golden Jubilee Award for Technological
Innovation (1998), 2008 Claude E. Shannon Award

IEEE Signal Processing Society: 1983 Senior Award, 1993 Society Award, 1997 Technical Achievement Award, 2005 Meritorious Service Award, 2006--2007 Distinguished Lecturer,  2009 Education Award

IEEE: Fellow (1980), Centennial Medal (1984), Third Millenium Medal (2000),
2008 Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal

John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow (1982)

Institute for Mathematical Statistics Fellow (elected 1992)

2002 U.S. Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and
Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). `` … for embodying excellence in mentoring
underrepresented students and encouraging their achievements
in science, mathematics, and engineering’’

University of Southern California 2003 Distinguished Alumni in Academia Award

National Academy of Engineering (elected 2007)

2008--2009 Research Fellowship at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research,
Stanford University

2013 Stanford University President's Award for Excellence through Diversity
``… For many years of leadership and advocacy for equity and diversity in engineering’’


Awards Received
for Source Coding Theorems without the Ergodic Assumption
for The Ergodic Decomposition of Stationary Discrete Random Processes
Participation & Position
Contact Information

Robert M Gray

12 Norwood Ave

Rockport, MA 01966

email: rmgray at

Research interests
Shannon theory
Signal processing
Source coding