Email : stefano.vitturi [at]

Research Interests

Industrial Communication Systems


Phone : +39 049 8277960
Fax : +39 049 8277699
Site :Padova
Position : Senior Researcher


Main areas of interest

  • Industrial Communication Systems. Technologies:
    • Wired, wireless and hybrid (wired/wireless) industrial networks
    • Real-time communication protocols
    • Energy efficiency issues in industrial communications
  • Industrial Communication Systems: Methodologies
    • Protocol design, modeling, analysis, and verification
    • Performance evaluation (theoretical, experimental, simulated)
    • Device characterization
    • Protocol compliance tests

Projects in progress

  • "Generic Evolutionary Control Knowledge-based Module" (GECKO), CNR Flagship Project "Factory of the Future", (20013-2014).
  • "Network Technologies for Automation (NEAT)", CNR-IEIIT Project
  • "New generation hybrid networks in measurement and industrial automation applications - Characterization and wired/wireless performance measurement" Italian Ministry for University and Research (MIUR) research project PRIN 2009 (2011-2013)

Past Projects

  • "Implementing Manufacturing Science Solutions To Increase Equipment Productivity and Fabrication Performance (IMPROVE)", VII EU FP, European Nanoelectronics Initiative Advisory Council (ENIAC) Project, (2009-2012).
  • "Communication Technologies for Automation Systems", CNR-IEIIT Project, (2007-2009).
  • "Fieldbus communications and innovative automation systems for wood making machines" CNR-IEIIT Project, (2004)
  • "Remote monitoring of bottling machines" CNR-IEIIT Project, (2009).