The magazine of the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems

In this issue you'll find articles on Professor Robert Gallager and graduate student Erik Sudderth along with a brief report from the LIDS Student Conference.

A Message from the Director

We have undergone significant growth and changes over the last few years. LIDS emphasizes pursuit of basic knowledge as the foundation for innovation. While maintaining...

An Interview with Professor Robert Gallager

Professor Robert Gallager is arguably one of the best-known figures in information theory. He first came to MIT as a graduate student in the fifties, and has been a Professor Emeritus since 2001.

Student Profile: Erik Sudderth

Erik Sudderth is one of many talented young researchers at the lab whose work is groundbreaking in both scope and possibility.

A Report from the LIDS Student Conference

This year's conference included 28 student talks in the areas of networks, wireless communications, information theory, and learning and control.

Awards & Honors

LIDS faculty and students are frequently recognized for their outstanding scholarship and commitment to research. We are proud to announce the following recent awards...