Vittorio Ferrari was born in Milan, Italy. In 1988 he obtained his Laurea degree cum laude in physics at the University of Milan. In 1993 he received his Ph.D. degree in electronic instrumentation at the University of Brescia, Italy. In 1994 he was a visiting scholar at the HP Labs, Palo Alto, USA. He has been an Assistant Professor and an Associate Professor at the University of Brescia until 2001 and 2006, respectively. Since 2006 he has been a Full Professor of electronics. His research activity is in the field of sensors, signal-conditioning electronics, and instrumentation. Topics of current interest are acoustic-wave piezoelectric sensors, microresonator sensors and MEMS, energy harvesting for autonomous sensors, oscillators for resonant sensors, and frequency-output interface circuits, sensors for fluidics, and wearable devices. He is involved in national and international research programmes and in projects in cooperation with industries. He serves in international panels, conference committees, and journal boards in the field of sensors and electronic instrumentation. He was program chair at Eurosensors Conference 2014.
Biography Updated on 19 January 2015