Gianluigi Ferrari was born in Parma, Italy, in 1974. He received his Laurea and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Parma, Parma, Italy, in 1998 and 2002, respectively. Since 2002, he has been with the University of Parma, where he currently is an Associate Professor of telecommunications. He was a Visiting Researcher at USC (Los Angeles, CA, 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 (http://wasnlab.tlc.unipr.it/) at the Department of Information Engineering. As of today, he has published more than 90 journal papers; 27 book chapters; more than 140 international conference papers; 11 national (Italian) conference papers; and 8 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 technical/best paper awards at IWWAN'06; EMERGING'10; ITST-2011; SENSORNETS 2012; EvoCOMNET 2013; SoftCOM 2014; and EvoCOMNET 2015. 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 on the editorial boards of several international journals and was/is a Guest Editor of several Special Issues. He is an IEEE Senior Member.
Biography Updated on 20 July 2016