Short biography

Andrea Munari was born in Venice, Italy, in 1981. He received the Laurea degree (M.S. equivalent) summa cum laude and the Ph.D. in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Padova, Italy, in 2006 and 2010, respectively. In 2007 he joined IBM Research in Zurich, Switzerland, where he spent three years working on the design, analysis and implementation of energy-efficient routing protocols for wireless sensor networks. In 2010 he was a research fellow at the University of Padova, studying cooperative medium access strategies for wireless networks, and in 2011 he joined the Corp. R&D division of Qualcomm Inc. in San Diego, California, for a post-doctoral internship focused on network coding techniques for LTE cellular scenarios. During the period 2011-2014, he was with the Institute of Communications and Navigation at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), where he concentrated on satellite, aeronautical an maritime networks, contributing to several European and National projects. Since 2015 he is a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute of Networked Systems, RWTH University Aachen. His main research interests include medium access control with particular focus  on random access, cooperative relaying, network coding, interference alignment and satellite communications.



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