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My biography and CV

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I am an assistant professor in Optical Network architectures at the department of Computer Science and Statistics of the University of Dublin, Trinity College. My research interests are Converged metro/access network architecture, Long-Reach passive optical networks, Intra and inter data center communications architectures and protocols, Software Defined Networks access/metro control planes, PON protocols and FPGA prototype development.

I obtained my M.Eng. in telecommunications in 2002 From Polytechnic University of Marche (Italy), and after working first as consultant in Accenture Milan and then as a research scientist for Philips in Germany I joined Trinity College Dublin (TCD) in 2005, where I received my Ph.D. in 2007 submitting a thesis on “Optical IP Switching“.

Since 2010 I am assistant professor (tenured 2014) at TCD. I am part of the CTVR/CONNECT telecommunications research centre at TCD and I am currently technical coordinator of the FP7 DISCUS project and holder of a Science Foundation Ireland Principal Investigator award “O’SHARE‘.

I have authored over 80 journal and conference publications and more than 10 patents.

A full CV in pdf can be downloaded here.

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