Dr Valerio Frascolla (MSc and PhD in Electronic Engineering) is Director of Research and Innovation at Intel in Munich and had been working in different roles at Ancona University, Comneon, Infineon, as reviewer for the European Commission, and as independent evaluator for the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. He is in the advisory board of the projects LIPS, ULTRAWAVE, FORTE, and INTERCONNECT, and served in different roles in other 17 funded research projects.
Valerio has expertise in wireless systems architecture and requirements management, standards bodies attendance (3GPP, ETSI, IEEE), business aspects, project and program management, and coaching. He is author of 70+ publications, his main research interest being 5G advanced system design, with focus on spectrum management, AI, and edge technologies. He serves as reviewer for 30+ journals, has participated in the TPC of 80+ conferences, is Associated Editor of IET Quantum Communication, Managing Editor of ELSEVIER 2021 Optical Fiber Technology (Special Issue on "Fiber Optic for 5G”), Guest Editor of MDPI Sensors (Special Issue on ‘Experimentation in 5G and beyond networks: State of the art and the way forward‘), and has a track record as organizer of Special Sessions, Workshops, and Panels at international conferences.
Valerio represents Intel in several associations of the European ecosystem, being Board of Directors member of the BDVA association, serving in different leadership roles in 5G-IA, NetworldEurope, AIOTI, and the German Bitkom association.