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FACULTY Francesco A.N. Palmieri

Francesco A. N. Palmieri


Francesco A. N. Palmieri, Ph.D.
Full Professor (Professore Ordinario)  Univ. Campania - Italy
Visiting Research Scholar, University of Connecticut, Storrs - USA
e-mail: francesco.palmieri[AT]
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione
Università della Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"  (ex SUN)
via Roma 29, 81031 Aversa - Italy
Phone: +39-081-5010333
Fax: +39-081-5037042
TOPICS: Adaptive Signal processing, Digital Communications, Information Theory, Neural networks, Bayesian Models,
Graphical models, Machine Learning, Videoanalytics,  Applications to Cognitive  Monitoring of Critical Areas and to Robotics

IEEE Signal Processing Letters - Senior Associate Editor (SAE - App. 2014-2017)

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2015 - present   University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA - Visiting Research Scholar
2000 - present: Seconda Università di Napoli (SUN) - Italy- Full Professor
1993 - 2000: Università di Napoli Federico II  - Italy -  Associate Professor 
1992 -1993:  University of Connecticut - Storrs CT - USA - Associate Professor (with tenure)
1987 - 1992: University of Connecticut - Storrs CT - USA - Assistant Professor 
1983 - 1984: ITT Corporation - Salerno, Italy / Antwerpen-Belgium  - Digital Switching Communication Systems Designer
1980 - 1981: Italian Army - 2nd Lieutenant (draft duties)  
1987 - PhD in Electrical Engineering - University of Delaware - USA
1985 - Master's in Applied Sciences - University of Delaware - USA 
1980 - Laurea in Ingegneria Elettronica - Università di Napoli Federico II - Italy 
current - Signal Theory (Teoria dei Segnali - 6 CFU)  
current - Digital Signal Transmission and Processing (Trasmissione ed elaborazione numerica dei segnali - 9CFU)
current - Electrical Communication (Comunicazioni Elettriche 6 CFU) - jointly with  Digital Signal Transmission and Processing
past - Communications  Laboratory (Laboratorio di Telecomunicazioni - 6 CFU); Information and Probability (Probabilità e Informazione); Telecommunications Systems (Sistemi di Telecomunicazione);
           Digital Signal Processing (Elaborazione Numerica dei Segnali); Information Theory (Teoria dell'Informazione); Adaptive Signal Processing.       
February 21, 2014 - ''Probabilistic Signal Processing on Graphs'', University of Connecticut, UTC Institute for Advanced Systems Engineering (Abstract Slides)
February 27, 2014 - '' Probabilistic Signal Processing on Graphs" , Yale University, Aaron Dollar's Laboratory
April 14, 2015 - " Probabilistic Signal Processing on Normal Graphs", Stanford University, Computer Science Department (Slides)
1983 - 1987 - Fullbright Scholarship, United Nations Supervision 
1999 - S. A. Schelkunoff Best Paper Award,  IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, with S. Marano and G. Franceschetti.  
SHORT BIO: Francesco A. N. Palmieri received his Laurea in Ingegneria Elettronica cum laude from Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy, in October 1980.  From October  1980 to March 1982, he served as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Italian Army in fulfillment of draft duties. In 1982 and 1983, he was with the ITT firms: FACE SUD Selettronica in Salerno (currently Alcatel), Italy, and Bell Telephone Manufacturing Company in Antwerpen, Belgium, as a designer of digital telephone systems. In 1983, he was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to conduct graduate studies at the University of Delaware, Newark, where he received a M.S. degree in applied sciences and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering in 1985 and 1987, respectively. He was appointed Assistant Professor in Electrical and Systems Engineering at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, in 1987, where he was awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor in 1993. In the same year, after a national competition, he was awarded the position of Professore Associato at the Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettronica e delle Telecomunicazioni at Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy, where he has been until October 2000. In February 2000, he was nominated Professore Ordinario di Telecomunicazioni after a national competition and appointed in November 2000 at Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Informazione, Seconda Università di Napoli (now Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli), Aversa, Italy. He is also a Visiting Research Scholar at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA.  His research interests are in the areas of signal processing, communications, information theory, neural networks, Bayesian models and graphical models.