Information Innovation Lab


PI: Dr. Anxiao (Andrew) Jiang

Associate Professor of

Department of Computer Science and Engineering and

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Texas A&M University

Our lab pursues research on the theory and applications of distributed information systems. We currently focus on Coding Theory for Flash Memories and Non-volatile Memories, and Deep Redundancy Mining for Reliable Data Storage.



NSF (National Science Foundation) CAREER Award, 2008.

IEEE Communication Society's DSTC Best Paper Award in Signal Processing and Coding for Data Storage, 2009.

Graduate Faculty Teaching Excellence Award of the Computer Science and Engineering Department of Texas A&M University, 2012-2013.


Research Funding:

Part of our research is supported by NSF (the National Science Foundation) and BSF (the US-Israel Binational Science Foundation). Sponsorship graciously acknowledged.


"Making Error Correcting Codes Work for Flash Memory", 3-hour Tutorial at Flash Memory Summit, to present with Lara Dolecek and Steven Hetzler, August 2014.

"Channel Coding Methods for Emerging Data Storage and Memory Systems: Opportunities to Innovate Beyond the Hamming Metric" (part 1, part 2), 3-hour Tutorial at IEEE International Sympoisum on Information Theory (ISIT), presented with Lara Dolecek, June 2014.

"Making Error Correcting Codes Work for Flash Memory" (part 1, part 2, part 3), 3-hour Tutorial at Flash Memory Summit, presented with Charles Camp and Lara Dolecek, August 2013.

"Signal Processing and Coding for Non-Volatile Memories," 3-hour Tutorial at Non-Volatile Memories Workshop (NVMW), presented with Jason Bellorado and Eitan Yaakobi, March 2013.

"Coding Methods for Emerging Storage Systems," 3-hour Tutorial at Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, presented with Lara Dolecek, November 2012.


US patent No. 9,230,652, "Flash Memories using Minimum Push Up, Multi-Cell and Multi-Permutation Schemes for Data Storage," A. Jiang, E. En Gad and J. Bruck.

US patent No. 9,086,955, "Rank-Modulation Rewriting Codes for Flash Memories,"A. Jiang, E. En Gad, J. Bruck and E. Yaakobi.

US patent No. 8,780,620, "Information Representation and Coding for Nonvolatile Memories," A. Jiang, J. Bruck, Z. Wang and H. Zhou.

US patent No. 8,245,094, "Rank Modulation for Flash Memories," A. Jiang, R. Mateescu, M. Schwartz and J. Bruck. 

US patent No. 8,225,180, "Error Correcting Codes for Rank Modulation," A. Jiang, M. Schwartz and J. Bruck.

US patent No. 7,752,332, "Geometric Routing in Wireless Networks,' A. Jiang, J. Gao and J. Bruck.

US patent No. 7,656,706, “Storing Information in a Memory,” A. Jiang, V. Bohossian and J. Bruck.