Valentina Palazzi (S’15) received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees (magna cum laude) in electronic engineering from the University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy, in 2012 and 2014, respectively. She received the Ph.D. degree in industrial and information engineering from the University of Perugia in April 2018, where she is currently working as post-doc researcher with the High Frequency Electronics Laboratory.
In 2015, she was a Visiting Ph.D. Student with the Tyndall National Institute, Cork, Ireland. In 2016, she spent three weeks with the Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, sponsored by the COST action IC1301 Wireless Power Transmission for Sustainable Electronics. In 2016, she joined the Agile Technologies for High- Performance Electromagnetic Novel Applications Research Group, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, for five months, where she was involved in additive manufacturing technologies and flexible electronics.
Her current research interests include the design of passive transponders with sensing capabilities, radar front ends, wireless power transfer technologies, additive manufacturing processes, and conformal electronics.
Dr. Palazzi is a member of IEEE MTT-S TC-24 RFID Technologies. She was a recipient of the First Place Award of the IEEE MTT-S Student Design Competition on Wireless Energy Harvesting held at the International Microwave Symposium 2016. She was a recipient of the IEEE MTT-S Graduate Fellowship in 2017 and the recipient of the 2017 MTT-S Prize Italy Chapter - Central and Southern Italy.