Roberto Verdone was born in Bologna, Italy, in 1965. He received the Laurea degree in electronic engineering (with honors) and the Ph.D. degree in electronic engineering and computer science from the University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, in 1991 and 1995, respectively. From 1996 to 2001, he was a researcher with the Centre for Studies in Computer Science and Telecommunication Systems of the National Research Council (CSITE-CNR), University of Bologna, studying telecommunications. Since November 2001, he has been a Full Professor of telecommunications with the University of Bologna. His research activity is concerned with digital transmission, cellular and mobile radio systems, wireless local area networks, wireless sensor networks, and intelligent transportation systems. From 1997 to 2000, he participated in COST259 activities and acted as a coauthor of the COST259 Final Report. He is the Chairman of the WG on network aspects within the followup action COST273, and he is a National Delegate for the action. He is a Member of IEEE and Executive Board Member of NEWCOM, the Network of Excellence in Wireless COMmunications funded by EC through FP6.
Biography Updated on 23 May 2005