Tuvi Etzion is a Professor at the Computer Science Department at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
He received the B.A., M.Sc, and D.Sc. degrees in computer science from the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, in 1980, 1982, and 1984, respectively. From 1984 he held a position in the Department of Computer Science at the Technion, where he has a Professor position. During the years 1985-1987 he was Visiting Research Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering – Systems at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. During the summers of 1990 and 1991 he was visiting Bellcore in Morristown, New Jersey. During the years 1994-1996 he was a Visiting Research Fellow in the Computer Science Department at Royal Holloway College, Egham, England. He also had several visits to the Coordinated Science Laboratory at University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign during the years 1995-1998, two visits to HP Bristol during the summers of 1996, 2000, a few visits to the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California at San Diego during the years 2000-2015, and several visits to the Mathematics Department at Royal Holloway College, Egham, England, during the years 2007-2009.
His research interests include applications of discrete mathematics to problems in computer science and information theory, coding theory, network coding, coding for memories, and combinatorial designs.