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H. Vincent Poor *77

H. Vincent Poor
Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science
Princeton University
C-230 Engineering Quadrangle, Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08544

Ph.D: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 1977

Thesis: Topics in Robust and Optimal Detection

Advisor: John Thomas

Biography

Vince Poor is Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Princeton, where he also is the Michael Henry Strater University Professor of Electrical Engineering.

He is involved in research and teaching in the areas of statistical signal processing and stochastic analysis, and their applications in wireless networking, finance and related fields. He is also affiliated with Princetonís Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics and its Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering.

From 1977 until joining the Princeton faculty in 1990, he was a faculty member at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has also held visiting appointments at a number of universities and research institutions in the USA and abroad, including recently Imperial College (London), Stanford and Harvard.

Vince Poor is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He is also a Fellow of the IEEE, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, the Optical Society of America, and other scientific and technical organizations. He is a past President of the IEEE Information Theory Society, and is the current Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. Recent recognition of his work includes a Guggenheim Fellowship and the IEEE Education Medal.