Salim El Rouayheb is an assistant professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering at Rutgers University. From 2013 to 2017, he was an assistant professor at the ECE Department at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago. He was a research scholar at the EE Department at Princeton University (2012-2013) and a postdoc at the EECS department at the University of California, Berkeley (2010-2011). He received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, in 2009. He received the NSF CAREER award in 2016. His research interests lie in the areas of information theory, coding theory and their applications to data security and privacy.
2016 NSF Career Award
2013 - 2017 Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology
2012 - 2013 Research Scholar, Princeton University
2009 - 2012 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley
- Information theory
- Coding theory
- Data security