Glavieux, Alain

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Glavieux, Alain Gender: M
Alain Joseph Octave Glavieux
born on 4 July 1949 at 23:45 (= 11:45 PM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 12°35' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 03°45 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 21°47'

Alain Glavieux (second from right, 2003)


French professor in electrical engineering at 'École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Bretagne.' He was the coinventor with Claude Berrou and Punya Thitimajshima of a groundbreaking coding scheme called turbo codes.

Glavieux received the Golden Jubilee Award for Technological Innovation from the IEEE Information Theory Society together with Berrou and Thitimajshima in 1998, the IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal together with Berrou in 2003, and the French Academy of Sciences Grand Prix France Telecom award in 2003.

He died on 25 September 2004 at the age of 55 from illness.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'sciences' pdf file, p. 34.


  • Vocation : Engineer : Electrical
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award