Talk: "5G standard" by Lorenzo Casaccia

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Speaker: Lorenzo Casaccia, Vice President of Technical Standards in Qualcomm

Time: Wednesday, 20th of February at 12:15 pm

Place: Building A3 classroom 203

This seminar will focus on the recent creation of the 5G standard: its key technology attributes, its relevant to the industry, and its evolution path.

Short Bio:

Lorenzo has been at the forefront of wireless technology and innovation for almost 20 years. 
He joined Qualcomm in 2000 and has been with the company since then, covering a variety of roles related to wireless communication, including research and system design, regulatory, product, and technology standardization. 
He leads Qualcomm’s 3GPP team, with dozens of engineers spread across three continents, including the recent creation of the 5G standards and its evolution.

Lorenzo holds university degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Turin Polytechnic, in Telecommunication from the Eurecom Institute, France, and in Philosophy and Philosophy of Knowledge from the Rome University. 
He is the author of about 50 patents granted in the U.S., and he is on the Board of Advisors of the startup accelerator Luiss Enlabs in Italy.