Ender Ayanoglu Named Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Communications

Ender Ayanoglu was named editor-in-chief of IEEE Transactions on Communications, the flagship journal in the field of communications. His appointment will be effective January 1, 2004.

Ayanoglu, the Conexant-Broadcom Endowed Chair in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and director of the Center for Pervasive Communications and Computing, has served as an editor of the journal for the past decade. He also has chaired the IEEE Communication Theory Technical Committee.

As editor-in-chief, Ayanoglu will head a team of 81 editors organized in seven research areas. The journal annually receives approximately 800 submissions a year, publishing about 20 per month.

Regarded as "the source" for break-through communications theories and practical applications, IEEE Transactions on Communications covers all aspects of physical-layer communications, including: modulation and signal design; speech, image and video communications; coding theory and applications; wireless personal communications; spread spectrum communications; synchronization; channel equalization; detection and estimation; and multiplexing and carrier techniques.

IEEE is the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the world's largest engineering society.