El Gamal named among 'Great Ohio State Inventors'

Posted: February 15, 2019

Here at The Ohio State University, we are no strangers to genius.
Giant brains roam our halls, research in our labs and sleep in our dorms. Buckeyes create and invent like it’s their job, and the world is a better place for it.
Below, we celebrate just a few of our extraordinary inventors and their creations.

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Hesham El Gamal, chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is a world-renowned information theorist and inventor, with key contributions to wireless communications, game theory and machine learning. He holds 15 U.S. patents and is the ninth Ohio State inventor to be chosen as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. His most recent work has focused on improving and optimizing smartphones and other mobile technologies to more easily stream content.