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 Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Finland. 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 research appointments at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2013, and at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia–BarcelonaTech, Spain, in 2014. His primary research interests are in communication and information theory, statistical signal processing, convex and distributed optimization theory, and their applications to decentralized decision making in heterogeneous wireless communication networks.