Antonio Iula is an Associate Professor of electronics at the University of Basilicata, Potenza, Italy. Iula received his degree of Science from the University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy, and the Ph.D. degree from the Third University of Roma, Rome, Italy, in electronic engineering in 1992 and 1999, respectively. In 1993, he was awarded with the Amedeo Giacomini Prize for the best Italian thesis in acoustics. From 1992 to 1995, he worked in the Department of Electronic Engineering at the University of Salerno and at the Instituto de Acustica of the CSIC, Madrid, Spain, as a Postgraduate Researcher. In 1996, he joined the Department of Electronic at the Third University of Rome a Ph.D. Student. From 1999 to 2006, he has been an Assistant Professor in electronics at the Third University of Rome. During the years, Antonio Iula has taught several courses in the field of electronics, including analog and digital electronics, electronic instrumentation and measurements, and sensors. Antonio Iula is an IEEE Senior Member. Antonio Iula has worked mainly on the piezoelectric transducer modeling and characterization for ultrasound applications in biomedical and industrial fields and on piezoelectric motors and actuators. Recently, he has also been involved in research activities on biometric recognition with ultrasound techniques. He authored more than 90 papers in these fields published in international journals and conference proceedings, and he has been involved in several national and international research programs.
Biography Updated on 3 April 2013