Paola Parolari received the Degree in Telecommunication Engineering in 1997 and the PhD in Electronic and Communication Engineering in 2001, both from Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Since 2000 she has held a permanent position as a researcher in the Optical Communication System Laboratory of CoreCom, a consortium between the Politecnico di Milano and Pirelli & C. From 2009 she has been working as a senior researcher in the Optical Communication Laboratory – PoliCom - of Politecnico di Milano, Department of Electronics Information and Bioengineering (DEIB).
From 2012 to 2014 she has been a work-package leader of the FP7 EU funded project ERMES, and she is now the Project manager of the H2020 EU project PASSION.
Her main research interests include the study of advanced modulation formats (e.g. DMT) for short-medium reach transmission and the development of access network technologies including WDM and OFDM PON and new optical fiber architectures to support the mobile fronthaul networks.
She frequently acts as a reviewer for international technical journals. She served in the TPC of the conference Photonics in Switching and Computing.
She has co-authored more than 130 papers in leading journals and conferences and she holds 13 international patents.
For JLT she is handling:
- Outside publicity by promoting JLT and its published papers to the outside scientific and engineering community