Erdal Arıkan Awarded 2018 IEEE Hamming Medal

Prof. Erdal Arıkan of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering has been selected by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Board of Directors to receive the 2018 IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal, which is given for exceptional contributions to information sciences, systems and technology. The award, which will be presented this coming May at the IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit in San Francisco, comes with the following citation: “For contributions to information and communications theory, especially the discovery of polar codes and polarization techniques.” For the news please click here.

Date: December 12, 2017