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Barg Elected IEEE Fellow

Barg Elected IEEE Fellow


Professor Alexander Barg (ECE/ISR) has been elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology. He was recognized for his contributions to coding theory.

Prof. Barg was also elected a member of the IEEE Information Theory Society's Board of Governors.

Barg's research interests include coding and information theory, combinatorics, and cryptography. He holds a joint appointment with both the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and the Institute for Systems Research.

IEEE Fellows are an elite group from around the globe. The grade of Fellow recognizes unusual distinction in the profession and is conferred by the Board of Directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The accomplishments that are honored have contributed importantly to the advancement or application of engineering, science and technology, bringing the realization of significant value to society. The IEEE looks to the Fellows for guidance and leadership as the world of electrical and electronic technology continues to evolve.

November 20, 2007


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