Italo Atzeni

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Academy Research Fellow

CWC-Radio Technologies
Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering


Short Bio

Italo Atzeni received the MSc degree (Hons.) in telecommunications engineering from the University of Cagliari, Italy, in 2010 and the PhD degree (Hons.) in signal theory and communications from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia–BarcelonaTech, Spain, in 2014. Since 2019, he is with the Centre for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Finland, where he is currently an Assistant Professor and Academy Research Fellow (Research Council of Finland) 2022–2027. From 2014 to 2017, he was a Researcher with the Mathematical and Algorithmic Sciences Laboratory, Paris Research Center, Huawei Technologies, France. From 2017 to 2018, he was a Research Associate with the Communication Systems Department, EURECOM, France. He previously held a visiting research appointment at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2013. His primary research interests are in communication theory, signal processing, convex and distributed optimization theory, and their applications to low-complexity, energy-efficient solutions for multi-antenna communications. He received Best Paper Awards at IEEE ICC 2019 (Wireless Communications Symposium) and at IEEE SPAWC 2023. He serves as an Editor for the IEEE Communications Letters.

Research interests

  • Communication Theory
  • Signal processing
  • Convex and distributed optimization theory

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Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 3 (E-door), 90570 Oulu, Finland
Office TS412