H. Vincent Poor

H. Vincent Poor

Princeton University
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H. Vincent Poor (S’72, M’77, SM’82, F’87) received the Ph.D. degree in EECS from Princeton University in 1977. From 1977 until 1990, he was on the faculty of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Since 1990 he has been on the faculty at Princeton, where he is currently the Michael Henry Strater University Professor. During 2006 to 2016, he served as Dean of Princeton’s School of Engineering and Applied Science. He has also held visiting appointments at several other universities, including most recently at Berkeley and Cambridge. His research interests are in the areas of information theory and signal processing, and their applications in wireless networks, energy systems and related fields. Among his publications in these areas is the book Machine Learning and Wireless Communications. (Cambridge University Press, 2022).

Dr. Poor is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences, and is a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Royal Society, and other national and international academies. He received the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal in 2017 and the IEEE VTS Hall of Fame Award in 2021. He has served as an IEEE VTS Distinguished Lecturer since 2018.

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