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Gianluca Setti

Gianluca Setti

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

Professor Setti received his Ph.D. (’97) in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Bologna, Italy. From 1997 to 2017, he was an Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor of Circuit Theory and Analog Electronics at the University of Ferrara, Italy. In 2022, he joined King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) from his previous role as Professor of Electronics for Signal and Data Processing at Politecnico di Torino’s Department of Electronics and Telecommunications (DET). He currently holds the position as the Dean of Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering Division at KAUST.

Professor Gianluca’s research interests include nonlinear circuits, statistical signal processing, electromagnetic compatibility, compressive sensing, biomedical circuits and systems, power electronics, design and implementation of Internet of Things (IoT) nodes, and machine learning techniques for anomaly detection and predictive maintenance.
Dr. Setti received the 1998 Caianiello prize for the best Italian Ph.D. thesis on Neural Networks. He is also the recipient of the 2013 IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (CASS) Meritorious Service Award and has been an IEEE CASS Distinguished Lecturer in 2004-2005 and 2015-2016.
In addition to publishing circa 320 scientific articles in journals, conference proceedings, and four books, he has received best paper awards in three different IEEE Transactions and six best paper awards or nominations at major conferences, such as the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems and the Design, Automation and Test in Europe.
Professor Setti is the first non-US Editor-in-Chief of the Proceedings of the IEEE, the flagship journal of the Institute, a role he has held since 2019. Additionally, he served on IEEE’s board of directors, where he addressed the impact of open access mandates on IEEE members.