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Michele Zorzi
Member at Large
Class 2021-2023

MICHELE ZORZI [F'07] received the Laurea and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Padova, Italy, in 1990 and 1994, respectively. During the academic year 1992–1993, he was on leave at the Universityof California at San Diego (UCSD). In 1993, he joined the Faculty of the Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano, Italy. After spending three years with the Center for Wireless Communications, UCSD, in 1998 he joined the School of Engineering, University of Ferrara, Italy, where he became a Professor in 2000. Since November 2003, he has been a Faculty Member at the Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova. His current research interests include performance evaluation in mobile communications systems, WSN and the Internet of Things, cognitive communications and networking, 5G mmWave cellular systems, vehicular networks, and underwater communications and networks. He has served the IEEE Communications Society as a Member-at-Large of the Board of Governors from 2009 to 2011, as the Director of Education in 2014 and 2015, and as the Director of Journals since 2020. He was a recipient of several awards from the IEEE Communications Society, including the Best Tutorial Paper Award in 2008 and 2019, the Education Award in 2016, the Joseph LoCicero Award for Exemplary Service to Publications in 2020, and the Stephen O. Rice Best Paper Award in 2018. He was the Editor in Chief of IEEE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS from 2003 to 2005, the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMMUNICATIONS from 2008 to 2011, and the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COGNITIVE COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING from 2014 to 2018.