Dr. Sergio Saponara

Dr. Sergio Saponara Dr. Sergio Saponara
Professor, Department of Information Engineering University of Pisa, Italy.


Prof. Sergio Saponara, IEEE Senior Member, got Master Degree cum laude in Electronic Engineering and PhD degree in ICT Engineering, both from University of Pisa. In 2002 he was a Marie Curie Research fellow at the IMEC, Belgium. He is a Professor at University of Pisa where he teaches several courses in the field of Electronic Systems. He is also the director of the Summer School "Enabling technologies for the Internet of Things (IoT)", member of the PhD program committee in Information Engineering, and co-founder of the Master in Automotive Engineering. He also teaches Electronics at the Italian Naval Academy. He co-authored about 300 international scientific publications on peer-review international journals and conferences and 17 patents. His H-index is 25. He is member of 3 IEEE standardization activities, of 3 Technical Committees of the IEEE Instrumentation&Measurement Society, of the IEEE Special Interest group in IoT and of the World Forum on IoT. He served in the organization of more than 100 international conferences, most from IEEE and SPIE. He served as member of the reviewing board of more than 50 journals from IEEE, IET, Elsevier and Springer. He held plenary/invited talks and tutorials at IEEE and SPIE conferences. He got several awards for his scientific and review activity from IEEE and Elsevier. He is also Associate Editor or Guest Editor in 8 international journals from IEEE, IET, SpringerNature and MDPI. His technology transfer activity includes collaborations with Renesas, STMicroelectronics, Selex, Ericsson, Piaggio, Magna, Valeo, ABB, AMS, CAEN, Sitael, Intecs, Rico, Flyby, CEG. He is co-founder and Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of Ingeniars srl a spin-off company of the University of Pisa, which has been awarded in the Horizon2020 SME Instruments program. He served as project manager or WP manager in several national and international research projects. He is associate member of the Italian National Institutes for Nuclear Physics (INFN) and of the National Inter-University Consortium for Telecommunications (CNIT). He joined the NEWCOM and HIPEAC European networks of excellence. An exhaustive CV and the complete list of publications can be found at https://people.unipi.it/sergio_saponara/

Research Interest

Integrated circuits and systems for telemedicine Instrumentation and Measurements RF design and Internet-of-Things for healthcare Real-time and low-power healthcare signal and image processing


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