Italo Atzeni


Senior Research Fellow, Adjunct Professor


Italo Atzeni (S’12–M’14) 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 a Senior Research Fellow and Adjunct Professor. 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 has previously held a research appointment at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2013. He received the Best Paper Award in the Wireless Communications Symposium at IEEE ICC 2019. He was granted the MSCA-IF for the project "Device-Centric Low-Complexity High-Frequency Networks" (DELIGHT) in 2020.

Research interests

  • Communication and information theory
  • Statistical signal processing
  • Convex and distributed optimization theory
  • Decentralized decision making in heterogeneous wireless networks


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