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Arya Mazumdar
Assistant Professor


Area of Expertise: Information theory, error-correcting codes, codes for memory and storage, discrete mathematics in communications, networking, signal processing and security, random processes and probabilistic methods.

Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering (2011) University of Maryland - College Park

Contact information
Office: 6-109 Keller Hall
Telephone: (612) 625-3505

E-mail: arya(at)
Personal Web Site:

Distinguished Dissertation Fellowship Award, University of Maryland - College Park, 2011
Best Student Paper Award, IEEE International Symposium of Information Theory, 2010

Selected Publications
Arya Mazumdar, Gregory W Wornell, Venkat Chandar (2012)  Update Efficient Codes for Error Correction   In: Information Theory IEEE International Symposium on. Cambridge, MA: IEEE

Arya Mazumdar, Alexander Barg, Navin Kashyap (2011)  Coding for High Density Recording on a 1-D Granular Magnetic Medium   IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 57: 11. 7403-7417 November

Alexander Barg, Arya Mazumdar (2010)  Codes in Permutations and Error Correction for Rank Modulation   IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 56: 7. 3158-3165 July

Alexander Barg, Arya Mazumdar, Gilles Zemor (2008)  Weight Distribution and Decoding of Codes on Hypergraphs   Advances in Mathematics of Communications 2: 4. 433-450 November