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Daniele Tarchi

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical, Electronic, and Information Engineering "Guglielmo Marconi"

Academic discipline: ING-INF/03 Telecommunications

Curriculum vitae

Associate professor at the University of Bologna since 2019, he works on terrestrial and satellite wireless communications. His research interest are mainly on resource allocation techniques, heterogeneous networks, Cognitive Radios and Networks, and Wireless Multimedia Networks. Recently he has mainly focused on Smart City scenarios, multimedia systems, Fog Networks, and Smart Grid.


Graduated in Telecommunication Engineering on 2000 at the Engineering School of the University of Florence, he obtained the PhD degree in Computer Science and Telecommunications Engineering at the University of Florence in 2004.

Academic career

He has been a Research Fellow from March 2001 to December 2007, and then Research Associate from January 2008 to November 2010 at the University of Florence, in the Electronics and Telecommunications Department. He has been Assistant Professor from December 2010 to October 2019 at the University of Bologna, in the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering. Since January 2015 he has the National Scientific Qualification for Associate Professor. Since October 2019 he is Associate Professor at the University of Bologna, in the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering.

Teaching activity

Since 2011 he has regularly lectured for the First and Second cycle degree programmes at the School of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Bologna: Digital Communications, Principles of Multimedia Applications and Services, Telecommunication Software Laboratory, Multimedia Services and Applications, Telecommunications within the Advanced Design Laboratory 2b.

He is now teaching the course "Multimedia Services and Applications" in the Second cycle degree programmes in Telecommunications Engineering and Computer Engineering, the course "Telecommunication Software Laboratory" in the First cycle degree programme in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering and in the Second cycle degree programme in Telecommunications Engineering, and "Telecommunications", module of Advanced Design Laboratory 2b, in the Second cycle degree programme in Advanced Design at the University of Bologna.

From 2005 to 2010, he was teaching at the University of Florence the course "Telematics for Transportation Systems" in the First cycle degree programme in Transportation Engineering and has been tutor for the courses "Telecommunications Networks" and "Digital Communications".

Scientific activity

He has participated to several national and International research projects; now he is working in the projects Gaucho - A Green Adaptive Fog Computing and Networking Architecture (PRIN 2015), in which he is the local coordinator, and in the Satnex IV project funded by ESA. He has particpated in the past in the following projects: FP7 STREP CoRaSat (Oct. 2012 – Sept. 2015), Network of Excellence Satnex III funded by ESA (Dec. 2010-Feb. 2014), MIUR-FIRB In.Sy.Eme. (Nov. 2007 - Oct. 2010), MIUR-PRIN Women (Feb. 2006-Jan. 2008), ASI project “RESCue - Study and Design of a Satellite Network for Applications in Critical Situations” (May 2004 - Nov. 2004), FP6 NoE “Network of Excellence in Wireless COMmunications (NEWCOM)” (Mar. 2004 - Aug. 2006), FP6 IP "Food Safety And Quality Monitoring With Microsystems (GOODFOOD)” (Gennaio 2004 - Giugno 2006), FP6 NoE “Satellite Communications Network of Excellence (SATNEX)” (Jan. 2004 - Dec. 2005), MIUR-PRIN PATTERN (Nov. 2003 - Nov. 2005), COST289 Spectrum and Power Efficient Broadband Communications” (Mar. 2003 - Mar. 2006), FP5 NoE “Network of Excellence in Wireless Applications and Technology (NEXWAY)” (Sep. 2001 - Dec. 2004).

He has also participated to teh standardization activity of the TETRA2 system as member of the ETSIETSI Special Task Force 179 (STF179) - Adaptive Link Control methods for TEDS (TETRA Enhanced Data Service), from Apr. 2003 to Dec.  2003 and Special Task Force 179 (STF179) - Adaptive Link Control methods simulations for TEDS (TETRA Enhanced Data Service) from Dec. 2004 to Dec. 2005.

He is author of more than 100 papers, among which more than 30 published in international journals.

Institutional activities and academical duties

Since October 2015 he is part of the Teaching commission of the First cycle degree programme in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, with the responsibility of managing the Study plans requests of the students. He is also member of the internship committee of the Second cycle degree programme in Telecommunications Engineering.

He is member of the PhD board in Automotive Engineering for Intelligent Mobility since 2018. He has been member of the PhD board in Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technologies Engineering (ET-IT) from 2013 to 2016.

Scientific and editorial boards

Daniele Tarchi is an  IEEE Senior Member since February 2012.

He has been referee and Editorial Board member for several interantional journals; he is now Editorial Board member for IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology and IET Communications. He was previously Editorial Board member for  IEEE Wireless Communications, Hindawi Journal of Computer Networks and Communications, Hindawi The Scientific World Journal, Hindawi Journal of Engineering, Wiley Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing. He is co-guest editor for the Special Issue “Cognitive Radio and Networks for Satellite and Space Communications” in the Wiley International Journal on Satellite Communications and Networking

He has been symposium co-chair for the IWCMC 2005, IEEE WCNC 2012, IEEE Globecom 2014, IEEE Globecom 2018, IEEE ICC 2020. He has been workshop co-chair for the IEEE ICC 2015, IWCMC 2009 e IWCMC 2010.

Prizes and awards

2009 – Best Workshop award in the IWCMC 2009 conference

2005 – Winner of the Innovation 2009 prize given by Selex Communications

Other activities

Daniele Tarchi has been project reviewer appointed by MIUR for the "Futuro in Ricerca 2013" and Scientific Independence of young Researchers (SIR) 2014, and appointed by UEFISCDI (The Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding), Romania, as Rapporteur and Member of Panel Evaluation in 2012 and in 2016.