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     Date Submitted:24-09-2013
     Last Modified:11-12-2013 (09:03)
    Job information
     Current job:Ph.D. in satellite communications
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Operators, , , Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
     Keywordsstatistical modelling of random processes, system performance evaluation, software development, data analysis and modelling


    Successful educational path in Engineering;

    International experience: important abroad period during Master and Ph.D.

    Ph.D. on satellite communications: complex system analysis and statistical modelling;

    Education and Training:

    Jan 2010 - Sept. 2013 Ph.D. in Information Technology.

    Research focused on satellite systems, transmission techniques at high frequencies and users state modelling

    Double Ph.D. program between Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and Western University (Canada)


    Sept. 2004 - April 2008 Laurea Specialistica and Master in Engineering Science. 

    Electrical and Computer Engineering with final thesis on Wireless Mobile Communication Systems. Double degree program between Politecnico di Milano and Western University. Degree awarded with full marks (104/110)


    Sept. 2001 - July 2004 Laurea (Bachelor degree) in Telecommunication Engineering, Politecnico di Milano


    July 2001 Diploma di Maturita’ Scientifica, Liceo Don Gnocchi, Carate (MB), final mark 100/100 


    Key Achievements:

    • Definition, implementation and validation of a statistical model to represent attenuation conditions for multiple satellite receiving users; 
    • Critical curiosity for different aspects of a complex problem, initiative to assess new solutions;
    • As output of my work, I am the author of scientific publications on international journals and attended international conferences as a speaker; 

    Career History:

    Kanof Mobility Solutions, division of Kanof Consulting USA Sept. 2010 - Dec. 2010

    Temporary Consultant 

    I worked at the preliminary design phase of an information system to support a new mobility solution in cities. My tasks included the dimensioning of data traffic and the definition of the required hardware.


    Politecnico di Milano, Italy Oct. 2008 - Dec. 2009

    Temporary Research Assistant

    I worked in the AlphaSat TDP5 experiment sponsored by the European Space Agency (ESA) focused on radio propagation modelling at high frequency bands in satellite communications. My tasks included the performance assessment of different propagation models. 


    Western University, London, Canada Sept. 2006 - Apr. 2008; 2011, 2012

    Teaching Assistant

    I offered lectures and tutorials in english for the courses of Communication Systems and Electromagnetics for the IV year university students. 

    Other relevant experience:

    Politecnico di Milano, Italy Sept. 2004 - Jul. 2006

    Sales responsible

    In one of the university bookstores run by students, I was responsible for the courses material editing, orders and sales. 


    Fiera di Rimini, Italy Aug. 2004 - Aug. 2013

    Electric Technician 

    During the international cultural exhibition ``Meeting di Rimini’’, I worked at the exhibits electrical set-up.  



    • Double Ph.D. Scholarship (Italy-Canada), 2010 - 2013;
    • London regional winner of the IET Presenting around the world competition, Toronto, Canada, 2011;
    • Final at the Project competition at ESA GNSS International Summer School with the team project 

    ``B(u)y the Way’’, Slettestrand, Denmark, Sept. 2010;

    • Most Outstanding Presentation at the Annual Graduate Symposium of the Western University, London Ontario, Canada, 2007. 


    • Italian: native language;
    • English: Fluent at professional level (TOEFL certified, 108/120, 2009);
    • Spanish: Good comprehension, basic speaking;
    • French: Basic knowledge;

     Technical Skills:

    • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, presentation tools, LaTex;
    • Good experience of Matlab programming, basics of C+ and Linux;


    • Statistical modelling of random processes;
    • Adaptive systems and optimization;
    • Satellite systems: link budget, radio propagation, ECMWF data analysis, Fade Mitigation Techniques;
    • Satellite navigation and positioning (ESA GNSS Summer School, 2010); 


    • Open, analytical and enterprising;
    • Collaborative with negotiating skills;
    • Managerial interest and receptive to work abroad

    Personal interests:

    • Sports: passion for sailing (sailing license with no restrictions), mountain hiking and ski touring. 
    • Cultural events and music: I have played flute for 7 years.  

    Professional Memberships:

    • Professional Engineer in Italy;
    • IET Associate member (U.K.);


    References and list of technical publications given on request 


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