Sergio Verdu

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Sergio Verdu

Name: Sergio Verdu

Born: August 15, 1958, in Barcelona, Spain

Computer-related contributions

  • Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University.
  • Teaches and conducts research on Information Theory.
  • Research interests are in Information Theory, Data Compression and Transmission.

Significant publications

  • Universal Estimation of Information Measures for Analog Sources (2009).
  • Multiantenna Channels: Capacity Coding and Signal Processing (2003).
  • Information Theory: 50 Years of Discovery (1999).
  • Multiuser Detection (1998).

Honors and awards

  • IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal (2008).
  • Claude E. Shannon Award from the IEEE Information Theory Society (2007).
  • Member of the National Academy of Engineering (2007).
  • Doctorate Honoris Causa from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (2005).
  • IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000).
  • Frederick Emmons Terman Award from the American Society for Engineering Education (2000).
  • IEEE Fellow (1993).