Jean-Claude Belfiore graduated from Supelec, France, got a PhD from Telecom ParisTech and the Habilitation (HdR) from Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC).
Until 2015, he was with Telecom ParisTech as a full Professor in the Communications & Electronics department. In 2015, he joined the Mathematical and Algorithmic Sciences Lab of Huawei.
Jean-Claude Belfiore has made pioneering contributions on modulation and coding for wireless systems (especially space-time coding) by using tools of number theory. He is also one of the co-inventors of the celebrated Golden Code of the Wi-Max standard.
Jean-Claude Belfiore is author or co-author of more than 200 technical papers and communications and has served as advisor for more than 30 Ph.D. students.
He was Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory for Coding Theory and has been the recipient of the 2007 Blondel Medal.
Since November 2015, Jean-Claude Belfiore has joined the Paris Research Center of Huawei Technologies where he leads a Department. He has been involved in the 5G standardization process, essentially for the Channel Coding track (Polar Codes for 5G).
He now participates in the definition of 6G. Among other areas, he also has in Huawei an activity related to the foundations of Artificial Intelligence.