Joerg Kliewer

Contact Info

Title: Professor
Office: 213 ECEC
Phone: 973-596-3519
Dept: ECE

About Me

Dr. Joerg Kliewer is an associate professor in the Helen and John C. Hartmann Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. His current research interests include error correcting codes, network information theory, communication networks, secure communication, and applications of information theory in biology.

He has served on numerous conference technical program committees. He was a member of the editorial board of the EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing from 2005-2008, an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Communications from 2008-2014, and is an area editor for the IEEE Transactions on Communications (Source-Channel Coding and Signal Processing Area) since 2015. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and currently chairs the outreach subcommittee of the IEEE Information Theory Society.




  • University of Kiel (Dr.-Ing.), Germany, 1999

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Courses Taught

  • Random signal analysis (ECE 673), graduate course, Spring 2014 and 2015
  • Communication Systems II (ECE 742), graduate course, Fall 2014

Research Interests

  • Error correcting codes
  • Network information theory
  • Communication networks
  • Network coding
  • Secure communication
  • Applications of information theory in biology

My Publications

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