I was born in Seriate on July 3rd, 1977.  
I received the Master degree (cum laude) in Electronic Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Information Engineering from the University of Brescia in 2001 and 2005, respectively. 
Since 2002 I have been carrying out my research activity at the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Brescia.  
In 2008 I became Assistant Professor in the field of Electrical Engineering (ING-IND/31 Elettrotecnica). Now I am Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering (ING-IND/31 Elettrotecnica).
I have authored or co-authored about 150 papers published in international journals, conference proceedings and books.
I am a member of IEEE (Photonics Society and Power & Energy Society), Optical Society of America (OSA), European Microwave Association (EuMA), Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazioni (CNIT), Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (INO), and Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN).
I regularly serve as referee for several international journals, and for national research projects funded by the Italian Ministry for Education (MIUR).

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