Instructor profile Sergio Benedetto

Professor Sergio Benedetto

Emeritus Professor of Data Transmission Theory at Politecnico di Torino, Italy.

Professor Benedetto has been with Istituto de Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, Italy, Universita di Bari, Italy, University of California, Los Angeles, and as an Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.

He has co-authored two Italian books in signal theory, probability and random variables, the books Digital Transmission Theory (Prentice-Hall, 1987), Optical Fiber Communications Systems (Artech House, 1996), and Principles of Digital Transmission with Wireless Applications, Kluwer-Plenum Publishers, 1999, as well as over 250 papers for leading engineering journals and conferences.

Professor Benedetto is Area Editor for Signal Design, Modulation and Detection for the IEEE Transactions on Communications. He has been the President of the IEEE Communications Society in years 2014-2015. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Centers from 2011 to 2016.

His current interests are in the field of optical fiber communications systems, performance evaluation and simulation of digital communication systems, Trellis coded modulation and concatenated coding schemes.

He is a Fellow of the IEEE.

Professor Benedetto has been a member of the Continuing Education Institute-Europe faculty since 1999.

Course 081 Modulation, Coding, and Iterative Techniques for Optimal Detection in Wireless Communicationsrview