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Alum Ara Mazumdar begins position at University of Minnesota


In January, alumnus Arya Mazumdar (2011 Ph.D. EE) began a tenure-track position as assistant professor in the ECE department at the University of Minnesota. Previously, Mazumdar was a postdoctoral researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Mazumdar’s research focuses on information theory, codes for memory and storage, signal processing, networking, discrete mathematics in communications, random processes and probabilistic methods.

Mazumdar's adviser was Professor Alexander Barg (ECE/ISR). During his years at the University of Maryland, Mazumdar received the Distinguished Dissertation Fellowship Award from the ECE department and co-authored numerous publications.

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February 6, 2013


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