Prof. Vincent Poor has been awarded the 2011 IEEE Signal Processing Society Award "for fundamental technical contributions to, and leadership in, statistical signal processing and its applications to wireless communications and related fields."
Yury Polyanskiy *11 together with Profs. Sergio Verdu and H. Vincent Poor have won the 2011 IEEE Information Theory Paper Award for their paper “Channel Coding Rate in the Finite Blocklength Regime,” IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol. 56, no. 5, pp. 2307–2359, May 2010. The purpose of the Information Theory Paper Award
Prof. Mung Chiang has been selected to receive the IEEE 2012 Kiyo Tomiyasu Award for demonstrating the practicability of a new theoretical foundation for the analysis and design of communication networks. The IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award recognizes outstanding early to mid-career contributions to technologies holding the promise of innovative applications.
Prof. Vincent Poor has been honored with the IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award. The IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award recognizes Prof. Poor "For pioneering contributions to multiple-access communications." Established in 1995, the Award is one of the highest professional recognition received from IEEE. IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to furthering technology and excellence for the benefit of humanity.
EE Grad Student Yury Polyanskiy has been awarded a 2010 Student Paper Award from the IEEE Information Theory Society for his paper "Variable-length coding with feedback in the non-asymptotic regime," (co-authored with Prof. Vincent Poor and Prof. Sergio Verdu).