Aldo Paraboni (1940-2011). After obtaining his degree in Electronic Engineering in 1964 from Politecnico di Milano he began as a Teacher and Researcher at the Department of Electronics, Politecnico di Milano in early 1965.

Michele D'Amico was born in Italy in 1965. He graduated from Politecnico di Milano in 1990; in 1997 he received his “Ph.D. in Mathematics” from the University of Essex (UK), with a thesis entitled “An Anisotropic Model of the Electromagnetic Properties of the Melting Layer, and Comparison with Radar Observations”, under the supervision of Prof. A.R. Holt.

Carlo Capsoni graduated in Electronic Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano in 1970 and in the same year joined the “Centro di Studi per le Telecomunicazioni Spaziali” (CSTS), research centre of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) at the Politecnico di Milano.

Carlo Riva was born in Monza, Italy, in 1965. He received the laurea degree in electronic engineering (cum laude) and the Ph.D. degree in electronic and communication engineering, both from Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy, in 1990 and 1995, respectively.

Lorenzo Luini was born in Italy, in 1979. He received the Laurea Degree (cum laude) in Telecommunication Engineering in 2004 and the Ph.D. degree in Information Technology in 2009 (cum laude) both from Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. He is currently an assistant professor at DEI (Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione).