Flaminio Borgonovo

Full Professor

Politecnico di Milano
Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria
Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, 32
20133, Milano, Italy
Phone: +39 02 2399 3637
Fax: +39 02 2399 3413
Email: flaminio[dot]borgonovo[at]polimi[dot]it

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A Short Bio

Flaminio Borgonovo received the Doctorate in Electronic Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano in 1971. In 1973, after a two-years period as research assistant at the Laboratory of Electrical Communications of the Politecnico, he reached the Italian National Research Council (CNR), where he started research activities in the multiple-access and Local Area Networks field. In 1979 he became Associate Professor of Theory of Stochastic Processes at the Electronic Department of thePolitecnico di Milano, where he was active in proposing and prototyping new Local-Area access schemes. In 1990 he won a full-professor position at the Universita' di Catania. He is currently Full Professor at the Politecnico di Milano and teaches courses on Electrical Communications and Telecommunications Networks. In his reasearch activity Dr. Borgonovo has been active in the data communication field, where he investigated the mutiple access problem, collaborating with italian oveseas universities such as Stanford University and UCLA. He proposed, prototyped and patented Local and Metropolitan Area Network schemes. In particular he proposed and developed a network prototype based on the Deflection Routing principle which anticipated the Gigabit/s performance of nowadays LANs. His present research activity is focused on third and forth generation wireless cellular systems, with proposals for multiple access, channel reuse schemes and dynamic allocation techniques. He has also proposed a new technique for reserving network resources in the IP telephony context.

In his professional activity Dr. Borgonovo has served as consultant for the planning and the deployment of some private telecommunication networks for both data and voice traffic, and has been chairman of a commission for supervising the planning and the deployment of the telecommunication network of the Politecnico di Milano, which extends over a wide geographical area. He is also active in teaching courses on IP telephony.

Visit Flaminio's personal web site for further information on publications and teaching activities.