Michael L. Honig is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
at Northwestern University. Prior to joining Northwestern he worked in the Systems Principles
Research Division at Bellcore in Morristown, NJ, and at Bell Laboratories in Holmdel, NJ.
His recent research has focused on wireless networks, including interference mitigation
and resource allocation, and market mechanisms for dynamic spectrum allocation. He received
the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1977, and the Ph.D. degree
in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1981. He has held visiting scholar
positions at the Naval Research Laboratory (San Diego), the University of California, Berkeley,
the University of Sydney, Princeton University, the Technical University of Munich, and
the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has also worked as a free-lance trombonist.
Dr. Honig has served as editor and guest editor for several journals, and as a member
of the Board of Governors for the IEEE Information Theory Society.
He is a Fellow of IEEE, the recipient of a Humboldt Research Award for Senior U.S. Scientists,
and a co-recipient of the 2002 IEEE Communications Society and Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award
and the 2010 IEEE Marconi Prize Paper Award.