Prof. Chandra NAIR, Department of Information Engineering, has been elected as the IEEE Information Theory Society Distinguished Lecturer of 2017-2018. He joined Prof. Raymond YEUNG and Prof. Pascal VONTOBEL, also of IE department at CUHK, as the only researchers in East Asia to serve as distinguished lecturers of the Information Theory Society.
Established by the Information Theory Society, the Distinguished Lecturer Program promotes interest in information theory by supporting chapters who wish to invite prominent information theory researchers to give talks at their events. Distinguished Lecturers are selected by the Membership and Chapters (MC) Committee in consultation with the Board of Governors. The Society aims to maintain ten Distinguished Lecturers serving for two-year terms each.
For details, please go to www.itsoc.org/resources/dlp/distinguished-lecturers