Marco Di Renzo

Ph.D., The University of L'Aquila (Italy), January 2007.

Chargé de Recherche CNRS (since January 2010)

Member of the "Telecommunications and Networks Group"

Marco Di Renzo (SM’05–AM’07–M’09) was born in L’Aquila, Italy, in 1978. He received the Laurea (cum laude) and the Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Information Engineering from the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of L’Aquila, Italy, in April 2003 and in January 2007, respectively. From August 2002 to January 2008, he was with the Center of Excellence for Research DEWS, University of L’Aquila, Italy. From February 2008 to April 2009, he was a Research Associate with the Telecommunications Technological Center of Catalonia (CTTC), Barcelona, Spain. From May 2009 to December 2009, he was an EPSRC Research Fellow with the Institute for Digital Communications (IDCOM), The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom (UK). Since January 2010, he has been a Tenured Researcher (“Chargé de Recherche Titulaire”) with the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), as well as a research staff member of the Laboratory of Signals and Systems (L2S), a joint research laboratory of the CNRS, the Ecole Supérieure d’Electricité (SUPELEC), and the University of Paris–Sud XI, Paris, France. His main research interests are in the area of wireless communications theory, signal processing, and information theory. Dr. Di Renzo is the recipient of the special mention for the outstanding five–year (1997–2003) academic career, University of L’Aquila, Italy; the THALES Communications fellowship for doctoral studies (2003–2006), University of L’Aquila, Italy; and the Torres Quevedo award for his research on ultra wide band systems and cooperative localization for wireless networks (2008–2009), Ministry of Science and Innovation, Spain.