Tomaso Erseghe was born in 1972. He received the Laurea degree,with honors, and the Ph.D. degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Padova, Italy, respectively in 1996 and 2002. From January 1997 to May 1999 he was with Snell & Wilcox R&D Department working on video standard conversion and video archive restoration. He joined the Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova as Assistant Professor in December 2002. His research interests have covered the fields of smart grids optimization, distributed algorithms for telecommunications, ultra-wideband transmission systems design, spectral analysis of complex modulation formats, fractional Fourier transforms and their applications, image processing and compression. He is coauthor of book Communication Systems: fundamentals and design methods, Wiley & Sons, 2006.