Maria G. Martini
Maria G. Martini is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Computing, Information Systems and Mathematics in Kingston University London, where she is also coordinating the Wireless Multimedia Networking Research Group. She received the Laurea degree in electronic engineering (summa cum laude) from the University of Perugia (Italy) in July 1998 and the Ph.D. degree in electronics and computer science from the University of Bologna (Italy) in March 2002. After a collaboration with the University Hospital of Perugia, Italy, and with the Aerospace Engineering Department, University of Rome, Italy, she joined in February 1999 the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informatica e Sistemistica (DEIS), University of Bologna. There, she has worked as a key person for several national and international projects, such as the JSCC project, in cooperation with Philips Research Monza and Philips Research France and the JOCO EU IST project. Since 2004, Dr. Martini was a research scientist with CNIT, Italy, where she was a key person in the PHOENIX European IST project, a Member of the European Network of Excellence NEWCOM, and a proponent of the OPTIMIX European project. She is an IEEE Senior Member. She is an Editor of the Strategic Applications Agenda for health and inclusion applications of the eMobility European Platform. Her research interests include joint source and channel coding, error resilient video transmission, wireless multimedia networks, cross-layer design, video quality assessment, decision theory, frame synchronization, and the application of knowledge from the communications field to the medical field. She holds several international patents on wireless video transmission.
Biography Updated on 24 March 2009