Roberto Verdone

Professor, University of Bologna and Director, WiLab, CNIT


Since 2001 Roberto Verdone is Full Professor in Telecommunications at the University of Bologna

In 2001 he founded a research group (Radio Networks) working on i) Radio Resource Management for mobile systems, ii) MAC, routing and topology of wireless sensor networks, iii) architectures and technologies for the IoT. In particular, he is currently active in the field of the Industrial IoT, 5G and B5G systems using THz communications, and UAV-aided mobile radio networks.

Since 2020 he is Director of the CNIT National Laboratory of Wireless Communications, WiLab, participated by about 90 researchers. Since 2021 he is also co-Director of the WiLab-Huawei Joint Innovation Center on “Intelligent IoT for 6G”.

He published about 200 research papers, on IEEE journals / conferences.