Igor Bisio was born in Novi Ligure (Alessandria), Italy in 1978. He got his “Laurea” degree at the University of Genoa, Italy in 2002. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in “Information and Communication Sciences” at the University of Genoa in 2006. His Ph.D. was funded by the Italian Consortium of Telecommunications (CNIT). He is currently Assistant Professor and member of the research staff of the Telecommunication Research Group and, in particular of the Digital Signal Processing and (DSP) the Satellite Communications and Networking (SCNL) Laboratories at the University of Genoa. He is also the Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Satellite and Space Communications Technical Committee and recipient of several best paper awards. He is co-authors of about 100 publications on international journals and conferences and responsible of technical activities in the framework of national and international research projects and contracts. His main research activity concerns: Digital Signal Processing over Smartphone Platforms, Context-Awareness, resource Allocation and Management for Satellite Communication systems.