Eitan Yaakobi is an Associate Professor at the Computer Science Department at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He also holds a courtesy appointment in the Technion’s Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department. He received the B.A. degrees in computer science and mathematics, and the M.Sc. degree in computer science from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, in 2005 and 2007, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, San Diego, in 2011. Between 2011-2013, he was a postdoctoral researcher in the department of Electrical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology. He received the Marconi Society Young Scholar Award in 2009 and the Intel Ph.D. Fellowship in 2010-2011. Between 2020 and 2023, he served as an Associate Editor for Coding snd Decoding for the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. Since 2016, he is affiliated with the Center for Memory and Recording Research at the University of California, San Diego, and between 2018–2022, he was affiliated with the Institute of Advanced Studies, Technical University of Munich, where he held a four-year Hans Fischer Fellowship, funded by the German Excellence Initiative and the EU 7th Framework Program. Between August 2023 and January 2024, he was a Visiting Associate Professor at the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences at Nanyang Technological University. He is a recipient of several grants, including the ERC Consolidator Grant and the EIC Pathfinder Challenge. His research interests include information and coding theory with applications to non-volatile memories, distributed storage, associative memories, DNA storage, data storage and retrieval, and private information retrieval.