Ezio Biglieri

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Ezio Biglieri received his formal training in Electrical Engineering at Politecnico di Torino (Italy), where he received his Dr. Engr. degree in 1967. Before UPF, he was a Professor at Università di Napoli (Italy), at Politecnico di Torino (Italy), and at UCLA (USA).

He has held visiting positions with Bell Labs (USA), the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (France), the University of Sydney (Australia), the Yokohama National University (Japan) Princeton University (USA), the University of South Australia (Australia), the University of Melbourne (Australia), the Munich Institute of Technology (Germany), the National University of Singapore (Singapore), the National Taiwan University (Republic of China), the University of Cambridge (U.K.), and ETH Zurich (Switzerland).

He was elected three times to the Board of Governors of the IEEE Information Theory Society and he served as its President in 1999.

From 1988 to 1991 he was an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Communications. From 1991 to 1994 he was an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, and from 2007 to 2010 its Editor-in-Chief. From 1997 to 1999 he was an Editor of the IEEE Communications Letters, and in 2004-2005 its Editor-in-Chief. From 1991 to 1997 he was an Editor of the European Transactions on Telecommunications, and from 1997 to 2001 its Editor in Chief. He is the current Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Communications and Networks.

Among other honors, in 2000 he received the IEEE Third-Millennium Medal and the IEEE Donald G. Fink Prize Paper Award, in 2001 the IEEE Communications Society Edwin Howard Armstrong Achievement Award and a Best Paper Award from WPMC'01, Aalborg, Denmark, and in 2004 the Journal of Communications and Networks Best Paper Award. He is a Life Fellow of the IEEE.

Alrajeh N, Biglieri E, Bounabat A, Lozano A. A Smartphone-based Healthcare Monitoring System—PHY Challenges and Behavioral Aspects. In: 2nd International ICST Conference on Wireless Mobile Communications and Healthcare (MobiHealth’11). Kos Island, Greece; 2011.
Andriyanova I, Biglieri E, J.Boutros J. On Iterative Performance of LDPC and Root-LDPC Codes over Block-Fading Channels. In: Allerton Conference on Communications, Control and Computing. Monticello, IL, USA; 2010.
Andriyanova I, Boutros JJ, Biglieri E, Declercq D. Block Error Performance of Root-LDPC Codes. In: International Zurich Seminar on Communications (IZS’10). Zurich, Switzerland; 2010.