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Joerg Kliewer

Contact Info

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


About Me

Dr. Joerg Kliewer is a professor in the Helen and John C. Hartmann Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. His research interests span coding and information theory, graphical models, and statistical algorithms, which includes application to networked communication and security, data storage, and neuroscience.

He has served on numerous conference technical program committees. He was an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Communications from 2008 until 2014, and since 2015 serves as an Area Editor for the same journal. He is also an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory since 2017 and a member of the editorial bord of the IEEE Information Theory Society Newsletter since 2012. He is a Senior Member of IEEE.




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

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Courses Taught:

* Random signal analysis (ECE 673)

* Communication systems I (ECE 642)

* Communication systems II (ECE 742)

* Information theory (ECE 776)


Research Interests

  • • Error correcting codes

    • Network information theory

    • Communication networks

    • Secure communication, storage, and computation • Applications of information theory in neuroscience


My Publications

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