Alice Buffi – Chair

Prof. Alice Buffi (Chair) (Senior Member, IEEE) received the B.S. and M.S. (summa cum laude) degrees in Telecommunications Engineering and the Ph.D. degree (Doctor Europaeus) in applied electromagnetism in electrical and biomedical engineering, electronics, smart sensors, nanotechnologies,” from the University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, in 2006, 2008 and 2012, respectively. In 2011, she was a Visiting Ph.D. student with the Queen Mary University of London, London, U.K. Since 2012, she has been with the University of Pisa, where she is currently an Associate Professor with the Department of Energy, Systems, Territory and Construction Engineering. She has coauthored several international journal papers and international conferences contributions, one European patent and one European patent application. Her current research topics include measurement methods to locate static or moving items through radio frequency identification (RFID) systems operating at the ultra-high-frequency (UHF) band in Industry 4.0 scenarios. Besides, she has interests in classification methods for smart gates and smart storage systems and ageing process in battery cells. Dr. Buffi is a member of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society, the Antennas and Propagation Society and of the Council on RFID. She was a recipient of the Best Paper Award at the IEEE RFID-TA 2019 International Conference and of the Young Scientist Award from the International Union of Radio Science, Commission B, in 2013 and 2016. She serves as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Journal of Radio Frequency Identification.