Alex Dimakis

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Alex Dimakis


Affiliation: University of Texas at Austin

Contact Information

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


Alex Dimakis is a Professor at the Electrical and Computer Engineering department, University of Texas at Austin. He received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley and the Diploma degree from the National Technical University of Athens. He received several awards including the James Massey Award, NSF Career, a Google research award, the Eli Jury dissertation award and the joint Information Theory and Communications Society Best Paper Award. His research interests include information theory, coding theory and machine learning.

Participation & Positions:

Board of Governors (Member, 01/01/20 until 12/31/22)
Paper Awards Committee (Member, 01/01/18 until 12/31/19)
Board of Governors (Member, 01/01/17 until 12/31/19)
Distinguished Lecturers List (Lecturer, 01/01/15 until 12/31/16)
Publications Committee (Associate Editor for Coding Techniques, 09/01/14 until 08/31/17)
Schools Subcommittee (Member, 01/01/14 until 12/31/16)
School Committee (Local Arrangements, 2010)

Author Of:

A. Dimakis , P.B. Godfrey , M.J. Wainwright , K. Ramchandran , "Network Coding for Distributed Storage Systems", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Aug. 2010