Paola Iovanna is a Master Researcher at Ericsson. She received the degree in electronics engineering from the University of Roma “Tor Vergata” in 1996. From 1995 to 1997 she collaborated with the research center FUB of Rome, working on fiber-optic communications and optical networking. From 1997 to 2000 she worked in “Telecom Italia “where she was involved in experimentation of new services based on different access technologies (as XDSL, Frame Relay, optical). From 2000 she joined Ericsson where she led activity about networking issues in packet optical technology, traffic engineering and control plane. Since 2014 is working on transport solution for 5G, driving experimentation and activity also in the framework of European projects.
She is author of about 100 publications on either international scientific journals or conferences. She holds more than 70 patents.