Matthieu R. Bloch

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Matthieu R. Bloch is a Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He received the Engineering degree from Supélec, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, in 2003, the Ph.D. degree in Engineering Science from the Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France, in 2006, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2008. In 2008-2009, he was a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN. Since July 2009, Dr. Bloch has been on the faculty of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and from 2009 to 2013 Dr. Bloch was based at Georgia Tech Lorraine. His research interests are in the areas of information theory, error-control coding, wireless communications, and cryptography. Dr. Bloch has served on the organizing committee of several international conferences; he was the chair of the Online Committee of the IEEE Information Theory Society from 2011 to 2014, an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory from 2016 to 2019, and he has been on the Board of Governors of the IEEE Information Theory Society since 2016 and currently serves as the 2nd Vice-President. He has been an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security since 2019. He is the co-recipient of the IEEE Communications Society and IEEE Information Theory Society 2011 Joint Paper Award and the co-author of the textbook Physical-Layer Security: From Information Theory to Security Engineering published by Cambridge University Press.

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recent works

  1. M.-C. Chang, T. Erdogan, S.-Y. Wang, and M. R. Bloch, “Rate and Detection Error-Exponent Tradeoffs of Joint Communication and Sensing.” accepted to the IEEE International Hybrid Symposium on Joint Communications & Sensing, Jan. 2022.
  2. N. S. Mannem, T.-Y. Huang, E. Erfani, S. Li, M. Bloch, and H. Wang, “A 25-34GHz 8-Element MIMO Transmitter for Keyless High Throughput Directionally Secure Communication.” accepted to IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits, Dec. 2021.
  3. H. Zivari-Fard, M. Bloch, and A. Nosratinia, “Keyless Covert Communication via Channel State Information.” accepted to IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Nov. 2021.
  4. M.-C. Chang and M. R. Bloch, “Covert Sequential Hypothesis Testing,” in Proc. of IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Oct. 2021, pp. 1–6.