Wojciech Szpankowski

Wojciech Marek Szpankowski (born February 18, 1952 in Wapno) is the Saul Rosen Professor of Computer Science at the Purdue University.[3] He is known for his work in analytic combinatorics, analysis of algorithms and analytic information theory. He is the director of the NSF Science and Technology Center for Science of Information.[4]

Wojciech Marek Szpankowski
Wojciech Szpankowski in 2017
Born (1952-02-18) February 18, 1952
Alma materTechnical University of Gdańsk
AwardsHumboldt Research Award[1]
Arden L. Bement Jr. Award [2]
Scientific career
FieldsInformation Theory
Analysis of algorithms
InstitutionsPurdue University


Szpankowski received his MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Technical University of Gdańsk in 1970 and 1980 respectively.[5]

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of IEEE[6]
  • The Erskine Fellow


  1. "Center News, Center for Science of Information". Soihub.org. Retrieved June 7, 2018.
  2. "Professor Szpankowski honored with Purdue's inaugural 2015 Arden L. Bement Jr. Award - Purdue University". Purdue.edu. 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  3. "Wojciech Szpankowski". Cs.purdue.edu. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  4. "Staff". soihub.org. Retrieved June 7, 2018.
  5. Wojciech Szpankowski at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  6. "Purdue University :: Computer Science ::". Cs.purdue.edu. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
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