The Dean W. Lytle Electrical Engineering Endowed Lecture Series
The Dean W. Lytle Electrical Engineering Endowed Lecture Series is the Department of Electrical Engineering's premiere annual event, featuring internationally renowned researchers in the field of communications and signal processing. Lectures are free and open to the public.
The Lytle Lecture provides an opportunity for the UW EE community of alums, students and friends to gather for an educational and social event. A reception, featuring appetizers and wine/beer, will follow the November 2 lecture.
Please RSVP for the November 2 lecture and reception by Thursday, October 30, 2015.
The 2015-2016 Dean W. Lytle Lecture Series Presents:
Please join the UW Department of Electrical Engineering as we welcome Professor David Tse, a leader in information theory research from Stanford University. Tse will be giving two talks on November 2-3, 2015:
The Science of Information: From Pushing Bits Over the Air to Assembling World's Largest Jigsaw Puzzles
Haplotype Phasing, Convolutional Codes and Community Detection
About Dean W. Lytle
The lecture series honors the late Professor Dean W. Lytle who began his career as an assistant professor in 1958 at the University of Washington Department of Electrical Engineering. Professor Lytle's teaching and research was in communications, networks, probability and signal processing. He wrote two textbooks, Introduction to Random Processes, and with W.W. Harman, Electrical and Mechanical Networks. Professor Lytle’s consulting work included long-term and high-impact appointments at Boeing, Honeywell, and Bell Telephone.
The Lecture Series was made possible by a fundraising campaign led by Lytle’s PhD student, Dr. Louis Scharf (Class of '69). The lectures are a tribute to Lytle's 40-year career at UW and his cohort of friends and colleagues, who inspired and guided students with their teaching and mentoring.
Professor Dean Lytle received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering in 1950 from the University of California, Berkeley. He received both his M.S. and Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1954 and 1957, respectively.