Ezio Biglieri was born in Aosta (Italy). He received his formal training in Electrical Engineering at Politecnico di Torino (Italy), where he received his Dr. Engr. degree in 1967. He is presently an honorary professor at DTIC/UPF and an adjunct professor of Electrical Engineering at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Previously he was a Professor at the University of Napoli (Italy), at Politecnico di Torino, at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, and at UCLA.

He has held visiting positions with the Department of System Science, UCLA, the Mathematical Research Center, Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, the Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, NJ, the Department of Electrical Engineering, UCLA, the Telecommunication Department of The Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, Paris, France, the University of Sydney, Australia, the Yokohama National University, Japan, the Electrical Engineering Department of Princeton University, the University of South Australia, Adelaide, the University of Melbourne, the Institute for Communications Engineering, Munich Institute of Technology, Germany, and the Institute for Infocomm Research, National University of Singapore. He was elected three times to the Board of Governors of the IEEE Information Theory Society, and he served as its President in 1999. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory and of the Journal of Communications and Networks.

Among other honors, in 2000 he received the IEEE Third-Millennium Medal and the IEEE Donald G. Fink Prize Paper Award, in 2001 the IEEE Communications Society Edwin Howard Armstrong Achievement Award and a Best Paper Award from WPMC01, Aalborg, Denmark, and in 2004 the Journal of Communications and Networks Best Paper Award.

Research Interests

Information theory, wireless communications, networking.

Awards and Recognitions

2004 Best Paper Award, Journal of Communications and Networks

2001 Edwin H. Armstrong Achievement Award, IEEE Communications Society

2000 IEEE Third-Millennium Medal

2000 IEEE Donald G. Fink Prize Paper Award

1999 President, IEEE Information Theory Society

1989 Fellow, IEEE

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