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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Caire


Technische Universität Berlin

HFT6, Einsteinufer 25, D-10587 Berlin

Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Caire


Fellow | BIFOLD

Full Professor for Electrical Engineering | School IV EECS, Technische Universität Berlin

Giuseppe Caire was born in Torino, Italy, in 1965. He received his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering  from Politecnico di Torino (Italy), in 1990, his M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University in 1992, and his Ph.D. from Politecnico di Torino in 1994. He was a recipient of the Associazione Elettrotechnica Italiana‘s G. Someda Scholarship in 1991, and was a post-doctoral research fellow with the European Space Agency (ESTEC, Noordwijk, Netherlands) from 1994-1995. He has been an assistant professor in Telecommunications at the Politecnico di Torino, an associate professor at the University of Parma (Italy), and a professor with the Department of Mobile Communications at the Eurecom Institute (Sophia-Antipolis, France). He is currently a professor of electrical engineering with the Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and an Alexander von Humboldt Professor with the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department of the Technical University of Berlin.

He served as associate editor for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transactions on Communications from 1998-2001 and as associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory in 2001-2003. He received the Jack Neubauer Best System Paper Award from the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society in 2003, and the IEEE Communications Society & Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award in both 2004 and 2011.

Giuseppe Caire has been a Fellow of IEEE since 2005. He served on the Board of Governors of the IEEE Information Theory Society from 2004 to 2007, was an officer of the society from 2008 to 2013, and was president of the IEEE Information Theory Society in 2011. His main research interests are in the fields of communications theory, information theory, and channel and source coding, with a particular focus on wireless communications.

Giuseppe Caire is included in the Thomson Reuters list of “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds for 2014”.

2014, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 ISI Highly Cited Researcher (Web of Science)
2021 Leibniz-Prize of the German Research Foundation DFG
2020 IEEE Communications Society Edwin Howard Armstrong Achievement Award
2015 Vodafone Innovation Prize
2013 Alexander von Humboldt Professorship
2006 Okawa foundation research award, San Francisco, CA
2005 IEEE Fellow

  • Information Theory
  • Channel Coding
  • Source Coding
  • Machine Learning for Communication Networks
  • Wireless Communication Systems
  • Coded Caching for massive Content Distribution

  • IEEE Information Theory Society
  • IEEE Communication Society

BIFOLD Update| Jul 10, 2023

BIFOLD welcomes Israel delegation

Among other institutions the BIFOLD hosted a delegation from Israeli universities as part of Germany's "Willkommen" Visitors Programme. Various BIFOLD researchers gave a short introduction to their research foci in AI. The “Willkommen” programme invites opinion leaders to experience Germany and gain a nuanced understanding of the country.

Machine Learning| Dec 11, 2020

BIFOLD PI Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Caire receives 2021 Leibniz prize

BIFOLD’s Principal Investigator Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Caire, head of the Chair of Communications and Information Theory (CommIT) at TU Berlin, has been awarded the 2021 Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz-Prize. On 10 December 2020, the German Research Foundation (DFG) announced the recipients of Germany’s most important research award. Each individual award is endowed with a maximum of 2.5 million euros annually.

Machine Learning| Nov 23, 2020

BIFOLD researchers are among the most cited worldwide

BIFOLD Co-Director Prof. Dr. Klaus-Robert Müller and Principal Investigators Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Caire and Prof. Dr. Frank Noé are featured in the 2020 Highly Cited Researchers™ list, either Cross-Field or in the Computer Sciences.

BIFOLD Update| Aug 06, 2020

An overview of the current state of research in BIFOLD

Since the official announcement of the Berlin Institute for the Foundations of Learning and Data in January 2020, BIFOLD researchers achieved a wide array of advancements in the domains of Machine Learning and Big Data Management as well as in a variety of application areas by developing new Systems and creating impactfull publications. The following summary provides an overview of recent research activities and successes.