IEEE Italy Section

August 24th, 2016

IEEE Smart Tech events have been held in more than 12 cities worldwide since 2011. With an 86% satisfaction rating and over 2,500 past attendees worldwide, the 2016 Signature Event series has been designed to showcase the best of these previous workshops in the most highly sought after and emerging technologies today. In addition, Smart Tech provides an un-paralleled experience for networking. This is a key member engagement and education opportunity for our members.

The two-day intensive workshop will be held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole. Smart Tech events offer all-day track sessions that allow attendees to immerse themselves in a given technology. The workshop is geared toward the practicing professional, those in career transition, or newly graduated students. We are very pleased to have our evening keynote address from Sir Robin Saxby, former CEO and Chairman of ARM Holdings, PLC.

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July 25th, 2016

IEEE Milestone to the Dadda’s Multiplier
Inaugural Ceremony
Politecnico di Milano, De Donato Conference Room, piazza L. da Vinci 32, Milano
September 29, 2016 – 14:30-17:00

The IEEE Milestones in Electrical Engineering and Computing program honors significant technical achievements in the field of interest of the IEEE and recognizes the technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

IEEE awarded a Milestone to the invention of an innovative high-speed multiplier architecture by prof. Luigi Dadda in 1965.
Luigi Dadda published the first description of the optimized scheme, subsequently called a Dadda Tree, for a digital circuit to compute the multiplication of unsigned fixed-point numbers in binary arithmetic. This circuit allowed the arithmetic units of microprocessor-based computers to execute complex arithmetic operations with a performance/cost ratio unequaled at that time.
This invention had an extraordinary impact in the area of computer engineering and science and all related applications, which ultimately resulted in unique benefits for improving the quality of daily life and the economy around the world.
Dadda’s conceptual design still constitutes the solid foundation for many research works and many industrial applications in the area of computer arithmetic.

It is worth noting that, so far, the IEEE Milestone has been assigned only to three other inventions developed in Italy for works by Alessandro Volta, Guglielmo Marconi, and Enrico Fermi. This very limited number clearly outline the extreme selectivity of the award and, consequently, the unique value of the Dadda’s Multiplier.

On 29 September 2016 the bronze plaque of this prestigious recognition will be placed by the IEEE al Departimento di Elettronica, Infromazione e Bioingegneria of the Politecnico di Milano.

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Attendance at the inaugural ceremony is free, but registration will be appreciated to allow for appropriate planning. To register, please fill in the form made available at

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Vincenzo Piuri, Università degli Studi di Milano
2016 IEEE Past Vice President for Technical Activities

June 19th, 2016
Quest’anno la IEEE ha premiato due italiani Roberto Zich con il premio IEEE Honorary Membership e Giorgio Franceschetti con il premio IEEE Electromagnetics Award, a loro le congratulazioni della IEEE Italy Section.

June 19th, 2016

During the IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS2016) held in San Francisco, California, 22-27 May 2016 and organized by the IEEE Microwave Theory and Technique Society (MTT-S), an Italian undergraduate student of University of Pavia, Giulia Maria Rocco (IEEE student member) has been awarded of one of the 10th Undergraduate/Pre-graduate Scholarship – ( of IEEE MTT Society for her project proposal.

The research proposal presents a low-loss and reconfigurable microwave components in SIW technology, manufactured by 3D printing. This device will open new perspectives in the field of wireless sensor networks and the Internet of Things, thanks to its compact size, flexibility, easy fabrication, and low cost. Her faculty mentor is Maurizio Bozzi (University of Pavia), IEEE Senior Member.

Congratulations to our young student member for this important award!

June 2nd, 2016

The “F. Gasparini National PhD School” in Electrical Sciences, in cooperation with the IEEE Italy Section is delighted to organize the 1-st edition of the IEEE – Gasparini International School:  Advanced Course in Electrical Engineering  Naples, October 23-30 2016

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May 7th, 2016

Pavia, July 11 to 15, 2016, Palazzo Vistarino.

“The topic of the course deals with Hybrid Microgrids, that are energy systems for powering small to medium power consumers in island or connected to the grid. Such systems are important not only for the developing countries looking for higher level of electrification, but also for the industrialized one as engaged in the definition of future smart energy systems, powered by distributed sources. The course is addressed not only to doctoral students from Pavia (IEIE) or abroad, but to all researchers interested in the issues of energy in its aspects of components, systems and controls. Also professional and graduated students are welcome until full coverage.”
Subjects include interests in the field of electrical engineering, electronics and information and areas connected to them, or cover topics of relevance to the IEEE. This bond is strengthened by the involvement of the Student Branch who is in charge of the invitation of the IEEE Distinguished Lecturers. Besides, we have been granted with the cooperative sponsorship of IEEE Italy Section and by CMAEL (Associazione Italiana dei ricercatori in convertitori macchine ed azionamenti elettrici).


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May 7th, 2016

The PhD school “Multiscale Bioengineering: from Molecules to organs (µMBioEng)” tries to elucidate how information coming from different scale in vivo biosignals and models can be integrated in bioengineering. A transversal approach is followed, involving bioengineers, medical physicists, researchers in biomechanics and biomaterials. Dedicated lectures will be given concerning molecular, biomaterial, and whole-organ models to be used for diagnostics and for therapy planning along with lectures introducing advanced biomedical signal processing techniques, with special emphasis on multiscale integration of information, and to signal processing as a support for the identification and validation of patient-specific models.

Perugia, June 6-10 2016.


May 7th, 2016

The Medical Informatics Summer School 2016 aims to provide basic and advanced knowledge in several fields of applications such security and safety for hospitals, decision support systems in medicine for diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy, bioinformatics, biometry, robotics for therapy, virtual/augmented reality for surgery, ambient assisted living. Several courses and workshops for each session will be delivered by international academic and industrial experts and will cover different aspects of Medical Informatics making the summer school accessible to a wide range of PhD Students and Researchers.

September, 13th – 17th 2016, Biblioteca Comunale “Giovanni Bovio”, Trani, Puglia, Italy

April 11th, 2016
IEEE Photonics Largest Membership Increase Award
Congratulazioni al Presidente e a tutti i membri del Comitato Esecutivo che hanno contribuito al raggiungimento di questo riconoscimento.

January 21st, 2016


I soci della Section

Leila De Floriani (University of Genova), Maria Gabriella Di Benedetto (Sapienza University of Rome), Vincenzo Galdi (University of Sannio), Frank Marzano (Sapienza University of Rome), Farid Melgani (University of Trento), Antonio Napolitano (University of Naples – Parthenope), Luca Perregrini (University of Pavia), Domenico Prattichizzo (Universita di Siena), Matteo Sonza Reorda (Politecnico di Torino), Giovanni Spagnuolo (University of Salerno), Luca Zaccarian (University of Trento)

sono stati nominati IEEE Fellow.

A tutti loro i complimenti della Section.