Wojciech Szpankowski

Saul Rosen Professor of Computer Sciences

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Biographical Information

Purdue University
Department of Computer Sciences
305 N. University Street
West Lafayette, Indiana, 47907-2107
Office Phone: +1 765-494-6703
FAX:          +1 765-494-0739

Research Interests

Analysis and design of algorithms, multimedia data compression, bioinformatics, information theory, random structures, analytic combinatorics, performance evaluation, networking, stability problems in distributed systems, modeling of computer systems and computer communication networks, queueing theory, and operations research.

Vitae (Full vitae pdf format)
Recent Technical Reports
Recent Talks
NSF Science and Technology Center for Science of Information (see article in February 2011 issue of the Communication of the ACM ; Also, an article in US News. )
Patents and Patent Disclosures
Research Funding
My Book: Average Case Analysis of Algorithms on Sequences ( Errata )

Recent and Current Projects:


Recent Professional Activities ( Activities 1999-2002. ):


Recent Keynote/Plenary/Distinguished Speaker: CIT'04, ANALCO'05, PCI'05, I2Lab (UCF, 2005), AofA'07, Smith Lecture (UC, Irvine), Facets of Entropy 2007, LATIN'08, ITSL'08, MathInfo08, ISIT 2011 (St. Petersburg, Russia), Concordia University, Canada, 2011, 4th Polish Combinatorial Conference, Bedlewo, 2012, WITMSE, Honolulu, 2014, Helsinki Distinguished Lecture Series on Future Technology, 2014, IS4IS Summit Vienna 2015, CPM, Italy 2015 .

Program Committees:

My Caricatures:

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