Gianluigi Ferrari was born in Parma, Italy, in 1974. He received his Laurea degree and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Parma, Parma, Italy, in 1998 and 2002, respectively. Since 2002, he has been at the University of Parma, Parma, Italy, where he currently is an Associate Professor of telecommunications. He was a Visiting Researcher at USC (Los Angeles, Calif, USA, 2000-2001), CMU (Pittsburgh, Pa, USA, 2002-2004), KMITL (Bangkok, Thailand, 2007), and ULB (Brussels, Belgium, 2010). Since 2006, he has been the Coordinator of the WASN Lab at the Department of Information Engineering. As of today, he has published more than 190 papers in leading international journals and conferences, 20 book chapters, 9 patents, and 7 books. He edited the book Sensor Networks: Where Theory Meets Practice (Springer, 2010). His research interests include wireless ad hoc and sensor networking, adaptive digital signal processing, and communication theory. He participates in several research projects funded by public and private bodies (recovered funds over 2 M€). Professor Ferrari is a Corecipient of a best student paper award; an award for the outstanding technical contributions at ITST-2011; the Best Paper Award at SENSORNETS 2012; and the Best Paper Award at EvoCOMNET 2013. The WASN Lab team won the first body sensor network (BSN) contest, held in conjunction with BSN 2011. He acts as a frequent Reviewer for many international journals and conferences, as well as TPC for many international conferences. He currently serves in the editorial boards of several international journals.
Biography Updated on 12 July 2014