Ziv Goldfeld


Ziv Goldfeld
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel

I am in the last year of a 5-year direct Ph.D. program in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
My supervisor is Prof. Haim Permuter. I received a B.Sc. (summa cum laude) and M.Sc. (summa cum laude) in Electrical-Engineering from Ben-Gurion University in 2012 and 2015, respectively.
In August I will be joining LIDS at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for a postdoctoral position hosted by Prof. Yury Polyanskiy.

Curriculum vitae

Research Interests

Information theory:

  • Physical layer security

  • Semantic-security (via the stronger soft-covering lemma)

  • High dimensional probability and concentration of measure

  • Channel and source duality

  • Multiuser channel and source coding problems with cooperating components

Recent Activities


Office: building 33, room 324
Office hours: Sunday 9:00-10:00 AM
Email: gziv {at} post.bgu.ac.il
Web page: http://ee.bgu.ac.il/~gziv