Electronics & Communication Engineering

Dr. Paolo Barsocchi

Designation: Distinguish Visiting Professor
Qualification: PhD in Computer Engineering
Institute: Information Science and Technologies Institute (ISTI) of the National Research Council (CNR) at Pisa, Italy
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Specialization: Internet of things (IoT), wireless sensor networks, cyberphysical systems, machine learning and data analysis techniques, smart environments, ambient assisted living, activity recognition and indoor localization.
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Brief Synopsis:
Dr. Paolo Barsocchi is a senior researcher at the Information Science and Technologies Institute (ISTI) of the National Research Council (CNR) at Pisa, Italy. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in information engineering from the University of Pisa in 2003 and 2007, respectively. In 2004 he was assistant researcher at the ISTI-CNR Institute, and in 2008 he was visiting researcher at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Barcelona, ES). From 2010 he is a member of the research staff at the Wireless Network Laboratory of the ISTI-CNR. Since 2017 he is Head of the Wireless Networks Research Laboratory.
In 2017 he obtained the "National Academic Qualification as Associate Professor" for 09/H1 INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEMS and for 01/B1 COMPUTER SCIENCE. Dr. Paolo Barsocchi is included in the World's Top 2% Scientists according to the Stanford University List in 2020 and 2021. He has been nominated as a regional competence reference person for advanced manufacturing solutions in Industry 4.0 in 2017, and as a contact person in the Cluster-PON call in 2017 for the CNR Department DIITET, which ISTI belongs to. He has been (and currently is) involved in several European projects, national and regional projects, in the following listed. The overall amount of attracted and managed funds both at European and national level is about €4M. He formed and trained staff in research: PhD students, research fellows, research associates and young researchers.