Marco Giordani received his B.Sc. in Information Engineering in 2013 and his M.Sc. in Telecommunication Engineering in 2015, both from the University of Padova, Italy. From October 2016, he has been a Ph.D. student at the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Padova, Italy. He visited New York University (NYU), USA, from January to April 2016, and TOYOTA Infotechnology Center, Mountain View, CA, USA, in 2019. He is collaborating with several academic and industrial research partners, including InterDigital, NYU, TOYOTA, and NIST. In 2017 he was awarded with the “Francesco Carassa Prize” by the National Telecommunications and Information Theory Group (GTTI), and in 2018 he received the “IEEE Daniel E. Noble Fellowship Award” from the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) and Motorola Inc. His research interests include design and validation of protocols for mobility and control-plane management in next–generation cellular networks (5G) and vehicular systems operating at millimeter waves.