Maria-Gabriella Di Benedetto is Full Professor of Telecommunications at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Since 2000, she has been active in fostering the development of ultra-wide-band (UWB) radio communications in Europe and has participated in several pioneering EU projects on UWB communications. Her main research focus in the past decade has been on medium access control and management in wireless networks, as well as energy-efficient routing and location-based optimization of medium access control and routing functions.
Faouzi Bader is Senior Research Associate at the École Supérieure d'Électricité (SUPELEC) in Rennes, France. His research activities mainly focus on advanced multicarrier waveforms for future communication systems, professional mobile radio/public protection and disaster relief and beyond, cross-layer system design, cognitive radio resource management and spectrum sharing, and system coexistence.