Clark School Home UMD
ECE

ECE News Story

Barg, Tamo named winners of IEEE Information Theory Society Paper Awad

Barg, Tamo named winners of IEEE Information Theory Society Paper Awad

Professor Alexander Barg (ECE/ISR) and his former postdoctoral researcher Itzhak Tamo (2013-2014) have received the 2015 IEEE Information Theory Society Paper Award for their paper, “A family of optimal locally recoverable codes.” The paper was published in the August 2014 edition of IEEE Transactions on Information Theory.

Tamo is now a senior lecturer (assistant professor) at Tel Aviv University, Israel.

The purpose of the Information Theory Paper Award is to recognize exceptional publications in the field and to stimulate interest in and encourage contributions to fields of interest of the Society. The award is given annually to an outstanding publication in the fields of interest to the Society appearing anywhere during the preceding two calendar years.

Related Articles:
Itzhak Tamo Accepts Assistant Professorship
Interview with Edward Ott in SIAM News
Chellappa Named Distinguished University Professor
ECE Graduate Student Chongxi Bao Wins Coveted Wylie Fellowship
Grad student Min Ye is finalist in Bell Labs Shannon competition
Liu Awarded 2016 IEEE Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award
Khaligh Wins Best Vehicular Electronics Paper Award for Third Time
Dachman-Soled Wins ORAU Award for Junior Faculty
Barg Awarded $300K NSF Grant to Research Data Storage and Recovery Methodologies
Alum Dimitris Tsakiris improves propulsion of robotic octopus

November 11, 2015


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Application window open: AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows

Biofilm treatment device receives TEDCO MII funding; paper published in IEEE TBME

UMD Researchers Conduct Field Tests to Evaluate the Atmosphere’s Effect on Lasers

Alumnus Profile: Robert Cobb

MC2 Faculty, Students Have Five Papers Accepted to ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security

Bhattacharyya awarded NIH Grant to Explore Real-time Neural Decoding for Calcium Imaging

With Engineering Projects, UMD Students Seek to Boost Education Access, Public Health, and Sustainability

Shoukry, Krishnaprasad receive NSF grant for resilient-by-cognition cyber-physical systems

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts