Fabrizio Di Pasquale received the degree in Electronic Engineering from University of Bologna, Italy, in 1989 and the Ph.D. degree in Information Technology from University of Parma, Italy, in 1993. From 1993 to 1998, he was with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University College London, U.K., as a Research Fellow, working on optical amplifiers, WDM optical communication systems and liquid crystal displays. After two years with Pirelli Cavi e Sistemi and two years with Cisco Photonics Italy, he moved to Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy, where he is now Full Professor of telecommunications at the Institute of Mechanical Intelligence (IIM). He is co-founder of Infibra Technologies S.r.l., a spin-off company of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, developing and marketing fiber optic sensor systems. He has been responsible of several institutional and industrial projects including Erasmus + mobility projects with Ethiopia. His current research interests include optical fiber sensors, silicon photonics, optical amplifiers, WDM transmission systems and networks. He has filed 25 patents and he is the author and co-author of over 250 scientific journals and conference papers. He has been TPC member of several international conferences and is on the Board of Reviewers of international refereed journals.