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Henry Pfister

Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
90984, 315 Gross Hall, Durham, NC 27708
140 Science Dr., 305 Gross Hall, Durham, NC 27708

Awards & Honors


Best Paper Award

International Symposium on the Theory of Computation (STOC) · 2016 Co-author of paper, entitled “Reed-Muller Codes Achieve Capacity on Erasure Channels”, that was selected as one of three best papers at STOC 2016.

2015-2016 Distinguished Lecturer

International IEEE Information Theory Society · 2015

NSF CAREER Award

National National Science Foundation · 2008

2007 Best Paper in Signal Processing and Coding for Data Storage

International IEEE Communications Society · 2007 J. B. Soriaga, H. D. Pfi ster, and P. H. Siegel, "Determining and approaching achievable rates of binary intersymbol interference channels using multistage decoding," IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 53, pp. 1416-1429, April 2007