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Alessandro Vanelli Coralli

Professore associato

Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Energia Elettrica e dell'Informazione "Guglielmo Marconi"

Settore scientifico disciplinare: ING-INF/03 TELECOMUNICAZIONI

Curriculum vitae

Alessandro Vanelli-Coralli received the Dr. Ing. Degree (cum laude) in Electronics Engineering and the Ph.D. in Electronics and Computer Science from the University of Bologna (Italy) in 1991 and 1996, respectively.

In 1996, he joined the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering - Guglielmo Marconi (formerly Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems) at the University of Bologna, where, since 2011, he is an Associate Professor.

From 2013 to 2018 he was the Chairperson of the Board of the Ph.D . Program in Electronics, Telecommunications, and Information Technologies.

From 2001 to 2011, he was a Research Associate of the University of Bologna.

During 2003 and 2005, he was a Visiting Scientist at Qualcomm Inc. (San Diego, CA), working in the Corporate R&D Department on Mobile Communication Systems.

His research activity focuses on Wireless Communication with specific emphasis on Satellite Communications. He participates in national and international research projects on satellite mobile communication systems serving as Scientific Responsible and Prime Contractor for several European Space Agency and European Commission funded projects.

He participates to industrial and scientific for a and bodies. He is currently the Responsible for the Vision and Research Strategy task force of the Networld2020 SatCom Working Group.

Dr. Vanelli-Coralli has been appointed member of the Editorial Board of the Wiley InterScience Journal on Satellite Communications and Networks and has been guest co-Editor for several special issues in of international scientific journals. Dr. Vanelli-Coralli has served in the organization committees of scientific conferences and since 2010 he is the general Co-Chairman of the IEEE ASMS Conference.

He co-authored more than 180 peer-reviewed papers in scientific journals and conferences (see: scopus profile or google scholar profile) and he is co-recipient of several the Best Paper Awards.

Dr. Vanelli-Coralli is an IEEE Senior Member and the 2019 recipient of the 2019 IEEE Satellite Communications Technical Recognition Award

 

DETAILED ACTIVITIES

Editorial Board Appointments

  • 2010 – today: Member of the Editorial Board of the Wiley InterScience Journal on Satellite Communications and Networks 2010
  • 2012-2015: Member of the Editorial Board of the Hindawi Journal of Engineering

Guest Editor responsibilities

  • 2018 Leading Guest Editor, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications Special Issue on "Advances in satellite Communications - Part 2"
  • 2017: Leading Guest Editor, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications Special Issue on "Advances in satellite Communications - Part 1" vol. 36, no. 2, Feb. 2018
  • 2017: Guest Editor, Special Issue on "Cognitive Radio and Networks for Satellite and Space Communications", Wiley International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking 2017; 35:377–378
  • 2016: Guest Editor, Special Issue on "ASMS/SPSC 2014", Wiley International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking 2016; 34:605–608
  • 2014: Guest Editor, Special Issue on ASMS/SPSC 2012, Wiley International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking 2014; 32:163–166
  • 2010: Guest Editor, Special Issue on ASMS2008, Wiley International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking 2010; 28:233–235
  • 2010: Guest Editor, special Issue on "IP and Broadcasting Systems Convergence", Hindawi Publishing Corporation International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting Volume 2010
  • 2009: Guest Editor, Special Issue on "Convergence of Digital TV Systems and Services", Hindawi Publishing Corporation International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting Volume 2009

Conference organization responsibilities

  • 2020: General co-chairman of the 10th IEEE ASMS Conference 2020
  • 2018: General co-chairman of the 9th IEEE ASMS Conference 2018
  • 2016: General co-chairman of the 8th IEEE ASMS Conference 2016
  • 2015: General Co-Chair IEEE ICC 2015 Workshop on "Cognitive Radios and Networks for Spectrum Coexistence of Satellite and Terrestrial Systems"
  • 2014: Steering Committee Member of the EuCNC Conference 2014
  • 2014: General co-chairman of the 7h IEEE ASMS Conference 2014
  • 2013: Steering Committee Member of the FuNems Conference C2013
  • 2012: General co-chairman della 6th IEEE ASMS Conference 2012 dal 01-10-2010 al 30-09-2012
  • 2011: Vice-Chairman, Mobile Satellite & Positioning Systems , IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) Spring 2011
  • 2010: General co-chairman della 5th IEEE ASMS Conference 2010
  • 2008: Technical Program ViceChairman and Publication Chair of 2008 IEEE 10th International Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications
  • 2008: Technical Program & Publication Chair 2008 4th IEEE ASMS Conference 2008

Tutorials and invited speeches at international events

  • 2020: Invited Speaker: “The satellite role in B5G systems: trends and research challenges.” ESA SatNex Annual Conference
  • 2019: Invited speaker “The role of the satellite in 5G networks and beyond” at the 5GItaly 2nd Edition, December 3-5, 2019
  • 2019: Invited speaker “SatCom resources for Smart & Sustainable Networks and Services” at the 2nd Visions for Future Communications Summit - Technologies and Services Towards 6G”, November 27-28, 2019
  • 2019: Invited speaker "5G: Overview, Standardization, and Future Evolution", CRIT workshop on 5G and the Digital Transformation, Modena, Italy
  • 2018: Tutorial “Beyond DVB-S2X: a glimpse into a new air interface” at the 9th IEEE ASMS/SPSC Conference
  • 2018: Tutorial "Standardization in SatCom" at the European Space Agency SatNEx IV Summer School 2018
  • 2018: Invited speaker "The 5G Revolution" Forum Smart Installer, Bologna, Italia
  • 2018: Invited speaker “5G SatCom Standardization in 3GPP” at SatItalia 5G, Roma, University of Tor Vergata
  • 2017: Invited speaker "OPTIMUS: Optimized Transmission Techniques for Unicast Interactive Traffic", DVB-S2 Meeting, Norrdwijk, The Netherlands
  • 2016: Invited speaker "5G Radio Access Network: evolution or revolution?", 5G Workshop, Italtel, Milano, Italy
  • 2016: Invited speaker "On the integration of terrestrial and satellite systems in future 5G networks: a waveform perspective" Networld2020 Joint Expert Group and Vision Group Workshop, Bologna, Italy.
  • 2015: Invited speaker "5G: air interface (r)evolution", at 5G Workshop, Finmeccanica, Rome.
  • 2011: Invited speaker "Second Generation of Broadband Interactive Satellite Communications (DVB-RCS-NG): System overview and waveform definition" University of Roma Tor Vergata, Italy.
  • 2011: Invited Speaker “"Beamforming Techniques"” at IEEE Benelux Joint Chapter on Communications and Vehicular Technology workshop on “Trends in Satellite Communication Technologies”
  • 2011: Invited speaker "Second Generation of Broadband Interactive Satellite Communications (DVB-RCS-NG): System overview and waveform definition", University of Graz, Austria,
  • 2008: Tutorial "CDMA Interference Cancellation - from Theory to Practice" , IEEE ISSSTA 2008, co-authors with Prof. Jack Wolf (USCD) and Dr. John Smee (Qualcomm Inc.)
  • 2008 Invited Opening Speaker at the "International Workshop on Next Generation Satellite Communications and Applications" NGSCA 2008, Seoul, Korea
  • 2005 Tutorial "Digital Multimedia Broadcasting", coauthor with Prof. Giovanni E. Corazza, 14th IST Mobile&Wireless Communications Summit, Dresden, Germany
  • 2004: Tutorial "Digital Multimedia Broadcasting", coauthor with Prof. Giovanni E. Corazza, 1st ASMS2004, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

Responsibilities in funded research projects

  • 2016-2018: General Coordinator and Technical manager of the European Space Agency study "Optimized Transmission Techniques for Satcom Unicast Interactive Traffic"
  • 2012-2015: Coordinator of the European Commission FP7 STREP project “Cognitive Radio for satellite Communications – CoRaSat”
  • 2010-2012: Coordinator of the European Commission FP7 STREP project “SKYMEDIA”
  • 2009-2011: General Coordinator and Technical manager of the European Space Agency study "2nd Generation DVB-RCS Standardization Support"
  • 2006-2008: Technical Manager European Space Agency study "Role of satellite networks in the 4th generation of mobile systems"
  • 2015-today: Scientific responsible for the University of Bologna in the European Space Agency study “SatNex IV”
  • 2013-2016: Scientific responsible for the University of Bologna in the European Space Agency study “Next Generation Mobile Satellite Systems”
  • 2013-2015: Scientific responsible for the University of Bologna in the European Space Agency study "Interference Management Techniques for Satellite Networks”
  • 2012-2015: Scientific responsible for the University of Bologna in the European Space Agency study “Next Generation Waveform for Improved Spectral Efficiency”
  • 2012-2014: Scientific responsible for the University of Bologna in the European Commission FP7-ICT-2011-8 project “Networked Society”
  • 2010-2014: Scientific responsible for the University of Bologna in the European Space Agency study “Satnex III”
  • 2012-2012: Scientific responsible for the University of Bologna in the European Space Agency study "On Ground Beam Forming Networks and Multi User Detection Proof-of-Concept"
  • 2010-2012: Scientific responsible for the University of Bologna in the European Space Agency study "Cost Effective Satellite Terminals for Mesh Overlay Networking"
  • 2009-2010: Scientific responsible for the University of Bologna in the European Space Agency study “DVB-S2/RCS Mobile broadband Verification Testbed”
  • 2007-2010 Scientific responsible for the University of Bologna in the European Space Agency study "Enhanced Multicarrier OFDM Digital Transmission Techniques for Broadband Satellites"

Services in international scientific and industrial fora and bodies

  • 2019-today: Responsible of the Satellite Communication Vision and Research Strategy Task Force of Networld2020 SatCom Working Group
  • 2016-2019: Co-Chairman of the R&D sub-group of the Networld2020 SatCom Working Group
  • 2013-2016: Member of the Steering Board of the Networld2020 Technology Platform
  • 2005-2013: Co-Chairman of the R&D Working Group of the Integral SatCom Initiative European Technology Platform
  • 2004-2005: Chairman of the R&D Group of the Advanced Satellite Mobile Systems Task Force, an initiative of the European Space Agency and European Commission

Standardization expertise

  • 2015-today: Consultant for JMA Teko Telecom
  • 2007-2012: Representative consultant for ETRI, Korea, at DVB-RCS standardization meetings
  • 2005–2007: Rapporteur for ETSI TR 102.443 “Evaluation of the OFDM as a Satellite Radio Interface”

Awards

  • 2019: IEEE Satellite Communications Technical Recognition Award
  • 2009: E.A. Candreva, G.E. Corazza. A. Vanelli-Coralli, “A Reduced-Complexity SNR Estimator”, Proc. ICSSC 2009, Edinburgh, June 1-4, 2009
  • 2005: M. Villanti, R. Pedone, A. Vanelli-Coralli, and G.E. Corazza, “Return Link RACH Code Acquisition Based on Combining Techniques for Future S-DMB Systems”, International Workshop on Satellite and Space Communications, 2nd International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems 2005
  • 2004: M. Villanti, R. Pedone, A. Vanelli-Coralli, and G.E. Corazza “A Novel Up-Link Code-Acquisition Procedure based on a Structured Preamble Sequence”, IEEE ISSSTA2004, Sydney, Australia
  • 2001: A.Vanelli-Coralli, P.Salmi, S.Cioni, G.E.Corazza, A.Polydoros, “Per-Survivor Processing for Joint Phase/Frequency and Data Estimation in Future Broadband Satellite Networks”, IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications 2001