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Professor Osvaldo Simeone
Professor Osvaldo Simeone

Professor Osvaldo Simeone

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Professor of Information Engineering

Chair of the UK and Ireland Chapter of the IEEE Information Theory Society.

Research subject areas

  • Engineering

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Osvaldo Simeone is a Professor of Information Engineering in the Centre for Telecommunications Research, Department of Engineering, King's College London, where he directs the King's Communications, Learning and Information Processing lab.

He received an MSc degree (with honours) and a PhD degree in information engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy, in 2001 and 2005, respectively. From 2006 to 2017, he was a faculty member of the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), where he was affiliated with the Center for Wireless Information Processing (CWiP).

Professor Simeone's research interests include information theory, machine learning, wireless communications, neuromorphic computing, and quantum machine learning. He is a co-recipient of the 2022 IEEE Communications Society Outstanding Paper Award, the 2021 IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Jack Neubauer Memorial Award, the 2019 IEEE Communication Society Best Tutorial Paper Award, the 2018 IEEE Signal Processing Best Paper Award, the 2017 JCN Best Paper Award, the 2015 IEEE Communication Society Best Tutorial Paper Award and of the Best Paper Awards of IEEE SPAWC 2007 and IEEE WRECOM 2007.

He was awarded an Open Fellowship by the EPSRC in 2022 and a Consolidator grant by the European Research Council (ERC) in 2016. His research has been also supported by the US National Science Foundation, the European Commission, the European Research Council, the Vienna Science and Technology Fund, the European Space Agency, as well as by a number of industrial collaborations including with Intel Labs and InterDigital.

Osvaldo is the Chair of the Signal Processing for Communications and Networking Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society and of the UK & Ireland Chapter of the IEEE Information Theory Society. He is currently a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Communications Society, and he was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Information Theory Society in 2017 and 2018. Professor Simeone is the author of the textbook Machine Learning for Engineers published by Cambridge University Press, four monographs, two edited books, and more than 180 research journal and magazine papers. He is a Fellow of the IET, EPSRC, and IEEE.

Research Interests

  • Wireless communications
  • Network information theory
  • Optimization and machine learning 

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