Sumitomo Electric Industries Professor
Gregory Wornell received the BASc degree (with honors) from the University of British Columbia, Canada, and the SM and PhD degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, all in electrical engineering and computer science. Since 1991 he has been on the faculty at MIT, where he is the Sumitomo Professor of Engineering in the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. At MIT he leads the Signals, Information, and Algorithms Laboratory within the Research Laboratory of Electronics. He is also chair of Graduate Area I (Information and System Science, Integrated Electronic and Photonic Systems, Physical Science and Devices, and Bioelectrical Science and Engineering) within the EECS department’s doctoral program. He has held visiting appointments at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley, CA, in 1999-2000, at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA, in 1999, and at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, in 1992-3.