Yury Polyanskiy is a Ph.D. candidate in Electrical Engineering at Princeton University, advised by Prof. H. Vincent Poor and Prof. Sergio Verdu. His main interests are information theory, channel coding and modulation.  He received B.S. (2003, with honors) and M.S. (2005, with honors) in applied mathematics and physics from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Department of General and Applied Physics. His awards include Silver Medal at IPhO (1999), Best Student Paper Award at ISIT (2008), Princeton University Dodds Honorific Fellowship (2009).

Awards Received
for Channel coding rate in the finite blocklength regime
for Variable-length coding with feedback in the non-asymptotic regime
for New channel coding achievability bounds
Contact Information

Department of Electrical Engineering, E-Quad,

Olden St, Princeton NJ 08540


email: [email protected]

Research interests
Coding techniques
Coding theory
Detection and estimation
Shannon theory