Marco Ruffini received his M.Eng. in telecommunications in 2002 from Polytechnic University of Marche (Italy) and, after working as a research scientist for Philips in Germany, he undertook studies at Trinity College Dublin in 2005, where he received his PhD in 2007. Since 2010 he has been Assistant Professor (tenured 2014) at Trinity.
Marco is Principal Investigator at the CTVR/CONNECT Telecommunications Research Centre at TCD, currently involved in several Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and H2020 projects, and leads the Optical Network Architecture group at Trinity College Dublin. He is author of more than 90 journal and conference publications and more than 10 patents.
He invites applicants to the EDGE fellowship with interests in:
– Converged Wireless-Optical Networks for C-RANs
– Optical X-Haul Technologies
– Software defined Networking
– Smart contracts for dynamic 5G networks