Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
Stefano Galli received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rome (Italy). He currently is a Lead Scientist in the New Jersey Research Center of Futurewei Technologies. Previously, he has served as Director in ASSIA and Panasonic, and as Senior Scientist in Bellcore (now Ericsson). He currently Chairs the ITU-T Q15/15 “Communications for Smart Grid” standardization group. He is co-inventor of 27 issued/pending patents, co-author of 110+ papers, co-author of one book and five book chapters, and co-recipient of three IEEE best paper awards including the 2013 IEEE Donald G. Fink Best Paper Award. He is currently serving as the IEEE Fellow Committee Chair and the IEEE Communications Society Vice-President for Industry and Standards. He has also served as the first Chair and Founder of the IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Powerline Communications.