Vincent Poor

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Vincent Poor
Michael Henry Strater University Professor of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey. Ph.D. - Princeton University

Harold Vincent Poor, FRS FREng is the former Dean of Engineering and a professor at Princeton University, USA. He is a specialist in wireless telecommunications, signal processing and information theory. He has received many honorary degrees and election to national academies. He was also President of IEEE Information Theory Society (1990). He is on the Board of Directors of the IEEE Foundation.

Professor Poor received a BSEE degree from Auburn University in 1972, and a MSEE from there in 1974. In 1977, he received his PhD from Princeton University. From 1977 - 1990, he was a faculty member of the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. From 1990, he joined Princeton University as a professor.

His research interests lie in the areas of stochastic analysis, statistical signal processing and information theory, and their applications in a number of fields including wireless networks, social networks, and smart grid. This research work has attracted over 10,000 citations. He has published a book on Signal Detection and Estimation which is considered the definitive reference in the subject. He was reported to have made a particular impact in the field of wireless communications.

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Suggested book categories

Professor Poor has suggested books in the following categories:

Signal Processing
Information Theory


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