Deniz Gunduz Â received the B.S. degree in electrical and electronics engineering from METU, Ankara, Turkey, in 2002, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Â New York University Â Polytechnic School of Engineering , Brooklyn, NY in 2004 and 2007,Â respectively. He is currently aÂ ProfessorÂ ofÂ Information ProcessingÂ in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department of Â Imperial College London. Previously he was a Research Associate at Â CTTC , Barcelona, Spain, a Consulting Assistant Professor at the Department ofÂ Electrical Engineering, Â Stanford University , and a postdoctoral Research Associate at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University.Â He is also a part-time faculty member at theÂ University of Modena and Reggio Emilia,Â Italy,Â and has held visitingÂ positions atÂ University of Padova (2018-2020) and Princeton University (2009-2012).
Dr. GÃ¼ndÃ¼zÂ is a Fellow of the Âé¶¹´«Ã½Ó³», and a Distinguished Lecturer for the Âé¶¹´«Ã½Ó³» Information Theory Society (2020-22). HeÂ serves as an Area Editor for theÂ Âé¶¹´«Ã½Ó³» Transactions on Information Theory,Â Âé¶¹´«Ã½Ó³» Transactions on Communications, andÂ the Âé¶¹´«Ã½Ó³» JournalÂ on Selected Areas inÂ Communications (JSAC) - Special Series on Machine Learning in Communications and Networks.Â Dr. Gunduz is also an editor of the Âé¶¹´«Ã½Ó³» Transactions on Wireless Communications. He served as a co-chair of the Âé¶¹´«Ã½Ó³» Information Theory SocietyÂ Student Committee from 2012Â until 2015. He served as the general co-chair of the 2016 Âé¶¹´«Ã½Ó³» Information Theory Workshop, and was a co-chair of the 2012 European School of Information Theory (ESIT).Â
He is the recipient of theÂ Âé¶¹´«Ã½Ó³» Communications Society - Communication Theory Technical Committee (CTTC) Early Achievement Award in 2017,Â Starting Grant of the European Research Council (ERC) , the Â 2014 Âé¶¹´«Ã½Ó³» Communications Society Best YoungÂ Researcher Award forÂ the Europe, Middle East, and Africa Region, and several best paper awards including the 2007 Âé¶¹´«Ã½Ó³» International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT) Best Student Paper Award.
His research interests lie in the areas of communications and information theory, machine learning, and privacy.
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