Luciano Tarricone (Galatone, Lecce, 24 May 1966) is a Full Professor of Electromagnetic (EM) Fields at the University of Salento in Lecce, Italy, Department of Innovation Engineering.
He got his Laurea degree in Electronic Engineering (Summa cum Laude) in 1989 from the University of Rome "La Sapienza", and his PhD (1994) from the same university, discussing a thesis on the interactions between biological systems and EM fields.
He was a Research Fellow at the National Institute of Health in Rome (1990) and a System Engineer at IBM European Center for Scientific and Engineering Computing (1990-94).
He was a Researcher at the University of Perugia (1994-2001), then an Associate Professor at the University of Salento (2002-10), where he currently holds the Chair of EM Fields and Applied Electromagnetics and is responsible of the Electromagnetic Labs.
He has authored several books, including "Grid Computing for Electromagnetics" (Artech House) one of the first books published on the use of grid/cloud computing for EM applications.
He is the author of more than 130 papers in international journals, more than 300 papers in conferences, and a reviewer for all the most important journals in the relevant fields. He also holds three patents in the area of RFID and WPT. He has been the TPC General Chair for the European Microwave Week 2014, General Chair for the 2015 Mediterranean Microwave Symposium, and is a member of the TPC of several major conferences.
He is the Chapter Chair for the APS/MTTS Joint Chapter for Central and Southern Italy.