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The Viterbi Vision

The Andrew and Erna Viterbi Faculty of Electrical Engineering


Dr. Andrew Viterbi is widely recognized as a brilliant scientist, entrepreneur and corporate leader who has forever changed how people everywhere connect and communicate.

He is the creator of the Viterbi Algorithm, a mathematical formula used in most of today’s mobile devices.

He is one of the most honored scientists in the world.


Technion and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering have had the honor and privilege to develop a unique partnership with Distinguished Visiting Professor Andrew Viterbi and his late wife, Erna, over almost 50 years.

Throughout this period, Technion has been able to benefit from Dr. Viterbi's wisdom and vision in science and technology. This partnership has been a vital ingredient in the success of the Electrical Engineering faculty, recognized as one of the top 10 in the world. The Viterbi Family’s extraordinary naming gift of $50 million for the faculty will have a tremendous impact on the Technion and the State of Israel for years to come.


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More information about Dr. Viterbi and his partnership with Technion: http://viterbi.net.technion.ac.il/