Valeria Petrini

Born in 1984 in Bologna, where she received the degree with honours in 2009 and PhD in Telecommunications Engineering in 2013. Her PhD studies were focused on cognitive radio applications for efficient use of spectrum. During her PhD she spent six months at Ofcom UK.

Since 2005 she has been working at Fondazione Ugo Bordoni where she has been focused mainly on projects related to the efficient use of the spectrum for 5G networks.

She is involved as well in national and international projects on coexistence issues between different systems from a spectrum sharing point of view.

Concerning European research programs, she follows the COST Actions in mobile communications area while at national level she is part of the Technical Board on the refarming of the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz band for mobile systems. She follows the activities post-auction 5G.