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Marco Ruffini

Funded Investigator


Marco Ruffini is a CONNECT Funded Investigator at Trinity College Dublin.

He received his MEng in telecommunications in 2002 from Polytechnic University of Marche (Italy) and, after working as a research scientist for Philips in Germany, he undertook studies at Trinity College Dublin in 2005, where he received his PhD in 2007. Since 2010 he has been Assistant Professor (tenured 2014) at Trinity. He is part of the CTVR/CONNECT telecommunications research centre at TCD and is currently technical coordinator of the FP7 DISCUS project and holder of a Science Foundation Ireland Principal Investigator award.

He has authored more than 60 international journal and conference publications and 10 patents. His research focuses on flexible high-capacity fiber broadband architectures, next generation PON testbeds, Software Defined Access Networks, and access network virtualization.


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