Susanna Spinsante was born in Osimo (Italy) in 1976. She received her Ph.D. degree in electronic engineering and telecommunications in 2005, from the Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy, and her Laurea (Graduate Diploma) degree in electronic engineering in 2002, from the same university. Since December 2005, she has been a Postdoc in telecommunications at the same university, where now she is Assistant Professor in telecommunications. During her Ph.D. course, she spent a semester at the Department of Informatics of the University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, where she awarded a fellowship for a research activity on iterative coding issues for asymmetric channels. Since 2007 she has been Adjunct Professor at the Engineering Faculty of the Polytechnic University of Marche. At present, Spinsante is involved in studying the issues of integrating radio communication devices in networks dedicated to home automation, by investigating the problems related to data traffic management and communication reliability. She works on radio communication systems exploiting spread spectrum techniques, for indoor and outdoor communications (Wi-Fi networks, Bluetooth, and CDMA systems for multiple access), and radar applications (vehicular anticollision systems). She is IEEE Senior Member and Member of AitAAL (Italian Association for Ambient Assisted Living) since February 2010. In December 2004 she was one of the charter members of ArieLAB, a technological start-up active in the field of telecommunication services design and consultancy. She is involved in several applied research projects on AAL and home building automation, supported by regional and national funds. From 2010 to 2013 she has been the CEO of ArieLAB Srl. In September 2012 she was cofounder of the academic spinoff DowSee Srl.
Biography Updated on 10 September 2015