Robert Calderbank

Professor of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Applied and Computational Mathematics
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Professor Calderbank comes to Princeton from AT&T Labs, where he served as vice president for information sciences research from 1997 to 2002 and as vice president for research and Internet and network systems in 2002-03. He joined AT&T as a member of its technical staff in 1980.

Widely recognized by the professional engineering community for his contributions to data communications and storage, he is the recipient of several awards from the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He earned AT&T's highest technical honor in 2000 when he was appointed an AT&T Fellow.

Calderbank, a specialist in coding theory, served as an adjunct professor of electrical engineering at Princeton in 1993 and 1994. He earned his bachelor's degree from Warwick University in England, his master's degree from Oxford University and his doctoral degree from the California Institute of Technology.