Bobak Nazer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Boston University. His broad research interests include information theory, communications, signal processing, and neuroscience.
Prof. Nazer completed his graduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley where he received the M.S. degree in 2005 and the Ph.D degree in 2009, both in electrical engineering. Prior to this, he was an undergraduate at Rice University where he received the B.S. degree in electrical and computer engineering in 2003. From 2009 to 2010, he was a postdoctoral associate at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Prof. Nazer received the IEEE Communications Society and Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award in 2013, the NSF CAREER Award in 2013, the Dean's Catalyst Award from the BU College of
Engineering in 2011, and the Eli Jury Award
from the UC Berkeley EECS Department in 2009. He co-organized the Workshop on Interference in Networks at Boston University in 2012. He has delivered tutorials at the 2011
Wireless Information Theory Summer School, the 2011 International Symposium on Information Theory, and the 2014 European Information Theory Summer School. He was one of the co-organizers for the Spring 2016 Thematic Program at the Institut Henri Poincaré on the Nexus of Information and Computation Theories.