Marco Luise is a Full Professor of Telecommunications at the University of Pisa, Italy, where he also serves as the Coordinator of the PhD program in Ingegneria dell’ Informazione (Automation/Robotics, Biomedical, Electronics, and ICT Engineering). He was a Research Fellow of the European Space Agency (ESA) at the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), Noordwijk, The Netherlands, a Researcher of CNR, the Italian National Research Council.
Prof. Luise was the General Chairman of EUSIPCO 2006 held in Florence, Italy, in September 2006, the general co-chair of European Wireless 2010 and Technical Program Chair of the Future Network and Mobile Summit 2010 of the European Commission. In 2014, he was the General Co-chair of ICASSP 2014 that was held in Florence, Italy, the co-chair of the ASMS/SPSC Conferences in Livorno. He’s been the Coordinator of the EC FP7 Network of Excellence on Wireless Communications NEWCOM#.
M. Luise is an IEEE Fellow, was an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Communications and of the European Transactions on Telecommunications (of which he’s now in the Advisory Board). He was the co-founder and first co-Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Navigation and Observation, and is the Division Editor for Communication Theory and Systems of the Journal of Communications and Networks. He was the General Secretary of the Italian Association GTTI, Gruppo Telecomunicazioni Tecnologie dell’Informazione, and sits in the Executive Board of CNIT. He has also been the Chairman of the URSI‘s Commission C and is a member of the International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG) of the UNO. He has contributed to establish the Association ToscanaSpazio, which is currently chairing.
His main research interests lie in the broad area of communication theory, with particular emphasis on wireless communications, and mobile and satellite communication and positioning systems.