Giovanni Cancellieri is full professor of Telecommunications since 1986. He was director of the Department of Information Engineering from 1989 to 1995 at the University of Ancona (Italy). His main research interests are devoted to optical fiber systems, wireless communications, channel coding, cryptography. He is coauthor of about two hundred papers and ten books on science and technical topics. He is president of Centro Radioelettrico Sperimentale Marconi, an Italian public research organism, since 2003. He is evaluator of co-financed R&D projects, on behalf of the Research Italian Ministry and of the Economic Development Italian Ministry.