Antonio Raffo was born in Taranto, Italy, in 1976. He received the M.S. degree (with honors) in electronic engineering and the Ph.D. degree in information engineering from the University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy, in 2002 and 2005, respectively. In 2002, he received a research grant from the Italian National Research Council (CNR). From 2002 to 2005, he was a Research Fellow with the University of Ferrara. From 2005 to 2007, he was involved in the framework of the network of excellence TARGET, supported by the Information Society Technologies Programme of the European Union. Since 2007, he has spent different periods at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. From 2007 to 2010, he was with the Department of Engineering, University of Ferrara, Italy, as a Postdoctoral Researcher. He serves currently as a Research Associate at the Department of Engineering, University of Ferrara, where he teaches the courses of semiconductor devices and electronic instrumentation and measurement. His research activity is mainly oriented to nonlinear electron device characterization and modelling and circuit-design techniques for nonlinear microwave and millimeter-wave applications. He has coauthored over seventy papers in international scientific journals and conferences. Moreover, he has been involved in different research projects founded by national and international institutions as MIUR, ASI, and UE. He serves as a Reviewer of the following international journals: IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, IEEE Microwave Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, IET Circuits, Devices and Systems, and the International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies (Cambridge University Press). He serves also as a Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and of the IEEE MTT-11 Technical Committee (Microwave Measurements).
Biography Updated on 24 January 2012