Andrea M. Tonello

Università di Udine, Italy


Andrea M. Tonello received the D.Eng. degree in electronics (cum laude), and the Ph.D. degree in electronics and telecommunications, both from the University of Padova, Italy in 1996 and 2003, respectively. On February 1997, he joined, as a Member of Technical Staff, Bell Labs-Lucent Technologies, where he worked on the development of baseband algorithms for cellular handsets, first in Holmdel, NJ, and then within the Philips/Lucent Consumer Products Division in Piscataway, NJ. From September 1997 to December 2002, he worked with the Bell Labs Advanced Wireless Technology Laboratory, Whippany, NJ. He was promoted in 2002 to be a Technical Manager and then appointed a Managing Director of Bell Labs, Italy. He conducted research on wireless systems, on air interface design and performance analysis. He was involved in the standardization of the evolution of 2G and 3G cellular technology. In January 2003, he joined the Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica, Gestionale, e Meccanica (DIEGM) of the Università di Udine, Italy, where he serves as an Aggregate Professor and the Founder of the Wireless and Power Line Communication Laboratory. His research focuses on next-generation wireless systems, infomobility, and vehicular networks, power line communications including in-home and smart grids. He has been involved in several European coordinated actions through FP5-FP7 EU-funded projects and within the Institutional Human Resources Strategy Group that aims at implementing the European charter for researchers and the code of conduct of the recruitment of researchers. He received several awards among which a Lucent Bell Labs Recognition of Excellence Award in 2003, the 2007 EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing Best Paper Award.

Biography Updated on 31 January 2012

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