Prof. David Burshtein

Department of Electrical Engineering - Systems

School of Electrical Engineering

Tel Aviv University

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Short Biography

David Burshtein received the B.Sc. and Ph.D. (direct track) degrees in electrical engineering in 1982 and 1987, respectively, from Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel. During 1988-1989, he was a Research Staff Member in the Speech Recognition Group of IBM, T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY. In 1992, he joined the senior academic staff, Tel-Aviv University, as a lecturer, and from 2007 he is full Professor of Electrical Engineering. From 2011 to 2014, Prof. Burshtein served as an Associate Editor for Coding Techniques for the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. From 2011 to 2015 he was the head of the department of Electrical Engineering Systems in the School of Electrical Engineering, Tel-Aviv University.

Research Activities

Information theory, coding theory. Advanced coding techniques for communication, data storage and source coding, codes with sparse graphical representation and iterative decoding algorithms. Topics in machine learning and deep learning and their applications to problems in communication and signal processing.


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Contact information

Department of Electrical Engineering Systems

School of Electrical Engineering

The Iby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering

Tel Aviv University

Ramat Aviv, Tel-Aviv 69978



Phone: +972-3-6408057 

Fax:     +972-3-6407095


Faculty of Engineering