Massimiliano Laddomada received an M.E.E. degree in 1999, and the Ph.D. degree in communications engineering from Politecnico di Torino, in 2003. He was awarded a five-year open-ended fellowship by E.D.S.U. in recognition of his university career as an Electronics Engineer. In 2003, he was awarded the Premio Zucca per la Innovazione nell'ICT by Unione Industriale of Turin. From June 2000 to March 2001, he was a Visiting Scholar at California State University-Los Angeles (CSULA), and a Consultant Engineer at Technoconcepts, Inc., Los Angeles, a start-up company specializing in software radio. From 2003 to 2008, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Politecnico di Torino, and a part-time faculty at CSULA, Los Angeles, where he has taught courses on signal and systems analysis. Since 2008, he has been an Assistant Professor of electrical engineering at Texas A&M-Texarkana. His research is mainly in digital signal processing and wireless communications, especially modulation and coding, including turbo codes and, more recently, network coding. Laddomada holds a patent on distributed coding in sensor networks. In the past eight years, he has been working on a number of projects sponsored by telecommunications industries and by the European Commission. In addition, he is a Senior Member of IEEE and a Full Member of Sigma-Xi. Currently, he is also serving as a Member of the Editorial Board of IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials. He also works as a member of the technical program committee of international conferences in wireless communications and signal processing.
Biography Updated on 22 June 2009