Yair Be’ery received the B.Sc. (Summa Cum Laude), M.Sc. (Summa Cum Laude), and Ph.D. degrees all in electrical engineering from Tel Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel, in 1979, 1979, and 1985, respectively. He is a Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering Systems, Tel Aviv University, where he has been since 1985. He served as the Chair of the Department from 1999 to 2003. He is the recipient of the 1984 Eliyahu Golomb Award from the Israeli Ministry of Defense granted by the President of Israel, the 1986 Rothschild Fellowship for postdoctoral studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, and the 1992 Electronic Industry Award in Israel.
His research interests include digital communications, error control coding, iterative decoding, deep learning methods for decoding, combined coding and modulation, VLSI architectures, and algorithms for systolic and multicore arrays.