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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

Research Interests


Information theory, communications, probabilistic graphical models, machine learning, and deep neural networks

Selected Grants


QLCI - CI: Institute for Robust Quantum Simulation

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by University of Maryland, College Park · 2021 - 2026

CIF: Medium: Coding Theory for DNA Storage: Synthesis, Retention, and Reconstruction

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of California - San Diego · 2022 - 2026

Simplifying quantum characterization through physical symmetries, machine learning, and a top-down approach,

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2020 - 2024

QLCI - CI: Institute for Robust Quantum Simulation

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by University of Maryland, College Park · 2021 - 2026

CIF: Medium: Coding Theory for DNA Storage: Synthesis, Retention, and Reconstruction

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of California - San Diego · 2022 - 2026

Simplifying quantum characterization through physical symmetries, machine learning, and a top-down approach,

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2020 - 2024

CIF: Small: Improving Quantum Computing and Classical Communication using Discrete Sets of Unitary Matrices

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2019 - 2023

HDR TRIPODS: Innovations in Data Science: Integrating Stochastic Modeling, Data Representation, and Algorithms

ResearchSenior Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2019 - 2023

FET: Small: Efficient Inference Tools for Quantum Systems: Algorithms, Applications, and Analysis

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2019 - 2023

CIF: Small: Capacity via Symmetry

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2017 - 2021

Collaborative Research: Advanced Coding Techniques for Next-Generation Optical Communications

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2016 - 2019

CIF:Small: Design and Analysis of Spatially-Coupled Coding Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Texas A&M University · 2015 - 2017

CIF: Small: Collaborative Research: Design and Analysis of Novel Compressed Sensing Algorithms via Connections with Coding Theory

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2014 - 2016

Request for Support for U.S. Participants of the 2015 Workshop on Sensing and Analysis of High-Demensional Data

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2015 - 2016