Areas/Affiliations: ECE, ISR
Office: A.V. Williams 2361
A. Barg is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering with a joint apppointment at the Institute for Systems Research. He is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Computer Science. He received a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Institute for Problems in Information Transmission (IPPI) of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow. He has been a senior reseacher at the IPPI since 1987. He was a member of technical staff of Bell Laboratories of Lucent Technologies in 1997-2002 before joining the faculty at UMD.
A. Barg is presently (2005) a member of the editorial board of Problems of Information Transmission and of SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics. He has previously served as an editor for coding theory of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory.
His research interests include coding and information theory, combinatorics, and cryptography.
Spotlight on Research: Information and Coding Theory Research
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