Henry D. Pfister received his PhD in electrical engineering from UCSD in 2003 under the guidance of Paul H. Siegel. He is currently an Assocate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, which he joined in 2006. Prior to that, he spent two years in R&D at Qualcomm, Inc. and one year as a postdoc at EPFL, working under Rudiger Urbanke. Pfister received the NSF Career Award in 2008 and was a co-author of the 2007 IEEE COMSOC best paper in Signal Processing and Coding for Data Storage. His current research interests include information theory, channel coding, and iterative information processing with applications in wireless communications, data storage, and signal processing.
- Information Theory, Spring 2015. Visiting Scientist.