Giovanni Emanuele Corazza was born in Trieste (Italy) in
He received the Dr. Ing. Degree (summa cum laude)
from the University of Bologna (Italy) in 1988.
He received the Ph.D. Degree in Telecommunications and
Microelectronics Engineering from the University of Rome “Tor
Vergata” (Italy) in 1995, with a dissertation on “Code
acquisition in code division multiple access systems”.
During the years 1989 and 1990 he worked at the Canadian
aerospace company COM DEV (Ontario), as an Advanced Member of
Technical Staff, in the microwave and millimeter wave
communication systems department.
From 1991 to 1998 he worked inside the Department of Electronic
Engineering at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” as a
During 1995 he was a Research Fellow for a four months
period at the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC
- Noordwijk, The Netherlands) of the European Space Agency (ESA),
on a fellowship granted by the European Community.
During the summer of 1996 he was a Visiting Scientist at
Communications Sciences Institute of the University of Southern
California (Los Angeles, CA).
Since 1998 he is with the Department of Electronics, Computer
Science and Systems of the University of Bologna, now Department of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering (DEI) as a Full
In the period 2009-2012 he was the Head of the Department of
Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems (DEIS).
He is a Member of the Executive Board of the Alma Mater
Studiorum University of Bologna (2012-2015).
He is President of Cineca Consorzio Interuniversitario (2017-2019)
He founded and chairs the Marconi Institute for Creativity
During 1999 he was a Principal Engineer at Qualcomm (San
Diego, California, U.S.A.).
In the Fall semester of the year 2000, he was invited as a
Visiting Professor to teach a course on “Spread Spectrum
Systems” at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles,
He received the Marconi International Fellowship Young
Scientist Award in 1995.
Coordination of industrial research within the European Community:
· Chairman of
the Advanced Satellite Mobile Systems Task Force (ASMS-TF)
in the years 2003-2006.
· Founder and
Chairman of the Integral Satcom Initiative (ISI) in the
years 2005-2007, the European Technology Platform for
satellite communications (www.isi-initiative.eu.org).
· Areas of
research: creativity studies, mobile communications, satellite communications,
navigation and positioning systems, communication theory, spread
spectrum and CDMA techniques, synchronization and estimation
techniques, multi-carrier techniques.
· More than 300
scientific contributions on refereed International Journals and
o Marconi International
Fellowship Young Scientist Award (1995).
o IEEE VTS Best System
Paper Award, “Wide-Band CDMA for the UMTS/IMT-2000 Satellite
Component”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technologies, March
o IEEE ISSSTA'98
Best Paper Award, Sun City (South Africa) Sept 2-4, 1998
o IEEE ISSSTA'04 Best
Student Paper Award, settembre 2004.
o IEEE IWSSC'05 Best
Paper Award, Siena, Sep.5-9, 2005
· Editor of 1
book and Author of 10 chapters in international
· US Patent on
“Closed Loop Resource Allocation”, 2003. Two patent requests
deposited in 2006 and 2008.
· Principal Investigator in 12 projects funded by the European Commission:
o To-Euro-5G, Coordination and Support Action,H2020
o Euro-5G, Coordination and Support Action,H2020
Specific Support Action, FP7
o sISI, Specific
Support Action, FP7
o Brasil, Specific
Support Action, FP6
o MAGIC, progetto
o GAMMA, progetto
o SatNEx II, Network
of Excellence, FP6
Integrated Project, FP6
o SatNEx, Network of
o MoSSA, Specific
Support Action, FP6
o SATIN, Specific
Targeted Research Project, FP5
· Partner or Prime
Contractor in 5 projects funded by the European Space
o OFDM – Study of
Enhanced OFDM Techniques
o 4G – Role of
Satellite in 4G Mobile Networks
o BSDT – Broadband
Satellite Digital Transmission
o MUD – Multi User
o ACM – Adaptive
Coding and Modulation
International Scientific Community
· Editor for
“Communication Theory and Spread Spectrum” for the IEEE
Transactions on Communications, from 1997 to 2011.
· Editor of
several special issues of the International Journal on
Satellite Communications and Networking.
Chairman of International Conferences: IEEE ISSSTA 2008
(Bologna), ASMS 2008 (Bologna), ASMS 2006 (Herrsching), ASMS 2004
· Member of the
Technical Programme Committee and/or Session Chairman in
several Iinternational Conferences.
· Reviewer for
International scientific journals and conferences.
of the ARCES Center of Excellence on “Electronic Systems for
ICT, inside the University of Bologna.
· Chairman of
the School of Telecommunications inside the
University of Bologna, from 2000 to 2003.
· Member of
the Executive Board of the Department of Electronics, Computer
Science and Systems (DEIS), since the year 2000.
· Member of
the Doctoral School Board inside the DEIS Department.
Responsible for the following courses at the School of Engineering of the University of Bologna:
· “Creativity and Innovation”
. "Information Theory and Coding"
· “Digital Receiver Design and Optimization”
. "Scienza e Applicazioni del Pensiero Creativo"