CASSUTO YUVAL

Degrees

9/2007 (expected)
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering
California Institute of Technology
Adviser: Prof. Jehoshua Bruck
Thesis Title: "Coding Techniques for Data-Storage Systems"

2004
M.S in Electrical Engineering
California Institute of Technology
Adviser: Prof. Jehoshua Bruck
GPA: 4.1/4.0
Research: "List Decodability of Codes and Average Case List-Decoding of Reed-Solomon Codes"

2001
B.Sc. Summa Cum Laude in Electrical Engineering
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Specialization in Signal-Processing, Communications and Computers
GPA: 93/100

Professional Experience

2002-Present
Graduate Research Fellow/Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Electrical Engineering
California Institute of Technology

2000-2002
System Engineer
Qualcomm Inc.
Haifa R&D Center

1993-1997
Communication Technician and Switching Specialist
Israeli Air Force

Honors and Awards

  • Powell Fellowship Caltech EE Department
  • Top 3 in the Caltech EE department Ph.D Qualification exam
  • Atwood Fellowship Caltech EE Department
  • TI (Texas Instruments) 2001 Worldwide "DSP and Analog Challenge" top award ($100,000) (with Michael Lustig and Shay Mizrachi)
  • Thomas Schwartz Best Project Award Signal and Image Processing Laboratory, Technion (with M. Lustig)
  • Technion President Honors List Highest Technion honors
  • Technion Admission Award for outstanding enrolled students

Teaching Experience

Head Teaching Assistant
Information and Logic, IST 4, Spring 2007
California Institute of Technology

Lecturer
Physics for incoming Science and Engineering undergraduate students, Summer 1999
Technion, Israel Institute of Technology