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Riccardo Maria Scopigno, Italian telecommunications lab director. Recipient Piano National Music prize, ACADA-ENDAS, 1986, 1988. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.


Scopigno, Riccardo Maria was born on May 9, 1971 in Genova, Italy.


Doctorate degree in Electronics Engineering, Università degli Studi, Pavia, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy in Telecommunications Engineering, Università degli Studi, Pavia, 2005. Master in Telecommunications, Italtel Training Center, Milano, 1999.


Researcher digital architectures for telecommnucations Italtel-Siemens, Milano, Italy, 1997—2000. Technical leader network engineers team Marconi, Genova, 2000—2003. Director networking laboratory Istituto Superiore Mario Boella, Torino, since 2003.

Consultant in field; tutor Politecnico, Torino, Alessandria, since 2005.


  • Achievements include patents pending for edge-based image and video coding, enabling scalable description of images (and video frames) as well as selective encryption and flexible services. Publications about cross-layer solutions for packet architectures: overcoming traditionally layered solutions to optimize overall network efficiency (in particular for video). Research and publications in variational operator for semantic image processing evolutive studies based on Mumford-Shah operator.

    Development of WLAN solutions for the industrial automation: evaluation of criticalities. Design of digital architectures for packet processing.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (technical papers and marketing papers) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers conferences and journals.


Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.


  • Other Interests

    Classic music, swimming, trekking.