Emanuele Viterbo is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering at Monash University, Australia. He served as Head of Department and Associate Dean of Graduate Research in the Faculty of Engineering at Monash University.
Prof. Viterbo obtained his degree and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, both from Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy. From 1990 to 1992, he worked at the European Patent Ofﬁce, The Hague, The Netherlands, as a patent examiner in the ﬁeld of dynamic recording and error-control coding. In 1997–1998, he was a post-doctoral research fellow in the Information Sciences Research Center of AT&T Research, Florham Park, NJ, USA.
Prof. Viterbo is a Fellow of the IEEE (2011), ISI Highly Cited Researcher (2009), Member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Information Theory Society (2011–2016), Conference Committee Chair of the IEEE Information Theory Society (2016-2018). He served as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, European Transactions on Telecommunications, and the Journal of Communications and Networks.
He was the General Co-chair of the 2021 IEEE Int. Symposium on Information Theory and of the 2009 IEEE Information Theory Workshop, and TPC Chair and of the 2014 IEEE Information Theory Workshop. His main research interests are in waveform design, polar coding, sphere decoding, lattice codes for Gaussian and fading channels, algebraic coding theory, algebraic space-time coding, digital terrestrial television broadcasting, NAND-flash memory storage, and digital magnetic recording.