Lorenzo Mucchi


Prof. Lorenzo Mucchi, (Univ. of Florence, Italy)


Prof. Lorenzo Mucchi was born in Rome, Italy, in 1971. He received the Dr.Eng. Degree (Laurea) in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Florence (Italy) in 1998 and the Ph.D. in Telecommunications and Information Society in 2001. Since 2001 he has been with the Department of Electronics and Telecommunications of the University of Florence as a Research Scientist. During the academic year 2000-2001, he spent a 12-month period of research at the Centre for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Finland. His main research areas include theoretical modelling, algorithm design and real measurements, mainly focused in the following fields: physical-layer security and light cryptography, visible light communications, spread spectrum techniques (UWB), localization, body area networks, biometric encryption, molecular communications, diversity techniques and interference management.He is involved in several national and international projects. Currently, he has published 8 chapters in 8 different international books, 32 papers in international journals and more than 80 in international conference proceedings during his research activity. Since 2004 he has been TPC of about 75 international conferences all around the world. Since 2008 he is professor of Information Technologies at the University of Florence. Dr. Mucchiis senior member (2012) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), member (2009) of the IEEE Communications and Information Security Technical Committee (CISTC) and permanent member (2000) of the International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) Technical Committee on Telecommunications. In 2004 he was the lead organizer and general chair of the IEEE International Symposium on Medical ICT (ISMICT). He served as reviewer for IEEE and IET journals and as Technical Program Committee Member for numerous IEEE conferences. He is associate editor of IEEE Communications Letter (2016). He has been Guest Editor and Editor-in-chief for ELSEVIER ACADEMIC PRESS LIBRARY and for the International Journal of Ultra-Wide Band Communication Systems (IJUWBCS). Dr. Mucchiis member of the European Telecommunications Standard Institute (ETSI) Smart Body Area Network (SmartBAN) group (2013) and team leader of the special task force 511 (2016) 鉄martBANPerformance and Coexistence Verification・ He presents several experiences as scientific coordinator for national and international financed research and development projects. He is in the steering committee of the International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT) and the main organizer and general chair of the 8^th ISMICT (2014).

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