Main Research Lines

We remark that today systems are more and more complex and they require the joint use of several different disciplines, among the one listed below, in order to identify new design methodologies to be applied in several different areas of the information engineering and also in other engineering and non engineering areas.

The Ph.D. School in Information Engineering is in charge of giving to the students the theoretical and practical knowledge in the above areas and also a common basic knowledge such that it enables them to be able to dialog with other experts in defining research program in cross sector areas.

Biochip design and use, new technologies for non volatile memories, Silicon-on-Insulator devices, Microwave GaN devices, GaN optoelectronics devices, MEMS, Design of RF integrated circuits.

Power Electronics
Digital control of DC-DC, AC-DC converters, Low voltage high current DC-DC converter, Reduction of RF disturbances in DC-DC converters.

Single photon quantum communications, Distributed Raman amplification, Polarization mode dispersion and its compensation in fiber optic communications, Design of optical fiber for ultra wide band communications.

Communications Theory and Systems
Design and maintenance of telephone networks, Sensor networks and applications, Ad-hoc telecommunications networks, UltraWideBand Systems, Mobile communication systems, MIMO systems: coding and performance analysis, Single and multi-user detection, Radio resource management, Cross-layer techniques, Distributed data detection algorithms in sensor networks.

Signal and Image Processing
3D models, Multimedia signal processing and transmission, Processing and coding of video signals, Multimedia data transmission in wireless and ad-hoc networks; 3D imaging and applications to biological scene.

System Theory and Automation
Models for the study and virtual prototyping of motorcycles, Simulation of complex mechanical systems and applications to the simulation of vehicles, Simulation of aeromobiles, Subspace identification algorithms.

Computer Engineering
Algorithms Design and Analysis; Grid computing; High performance computing; Artificial intelligence; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Robotics; Data bases and search engines; Data mining and Machine Learning; Architecture for digital libraries and archival systems; Sound and music computing.

Bioinformatics, Models of biological and physiological systems; biomedical signal and image processing; application of computer engineering and robotics to medicine; Movement bioengineering and application to rehabilitation; biomedical instrumentation, biomaterials, biomechanics, artificial organs and prothesys.

Electromagnetic Compatibility and Electromagnetic Hazardous Phenomena on Human Beings
Innovative technology to reduce electromagnetic fields, Effects of electromagnetic fields on human beings; EMC measurements.

Measurement Systems
Telecommunications traffic measurements; New session border controller with guarantee QoS; New software platforms for the support of new application services; Electronic instrumentation and system diagnostic; Measurements, characterization and diagnosis of complex electronic systems; Remote measurement systems.

Applied Optics
Laser for surgery and odontoiatry, Effects and application of ultraviolet radiations, precision laser meters in manufacturing industries, Use of Lasers in manufacturing processes, design of multilayer optics structures with applications, generation of ultrashort laser pulses.

Operation Research and Applications
Optimization algorithms with application to telecommunication systems, traffic control, automation, computer engineering.