Yury Polyanskiy *10
Dept. Elect. Eng., E-Quad
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
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Ph.D: Electrical Engineering, 2010
Thesis: Channel coding: non-asymptotic fundamental limits
Advisor: Vincent Poor, Sergio Verdu
Yury Polyanskiy received the B.S. and M.S. degrees (both with honors)
in applied mathematics and physics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and
Technology in 2003 and 2005, respectively. He obtained Ph.D.
degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University in 2010.
In 2000-2005, he was with the Department of Surface Oilfield Equipment,
Borets Company LLC, where he rose to the position of Chief Software Designer.
His research interests include information theory, coding theory and the theory
of random processes.
Mr. Polyanskiy won a silver medal at the 30th International Physics Olympiad (IPhO), held in
Padova, Italy. He was a recipient of the
Best Student Paper Awards at the 2008 and 2010
IEEE International Symposiums on Information Theory (ISIT).