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Researcher Profile

Massimo Merenda MSC PHD

 Massimo Merenda MSC PHD


Senior Scientist


Digital Safety & Security

Competence Unit

Cooperative Digital Technologies


Giefinggasse 4, 1210 Vienna


Field: Crisis and Disaster Management

Main Research: Edge computing, Internet of Things

Experience: Massimo Merenda received his Bachelor's, Master's and PhD degrees in electronic engineering from the “Mediterranea” University of Reggio Calabria (UNIRC), Italy, in 2002, 2005 and 2009 respectively. From 2003 to 2005 he was a fellow at the Institute of Microelectronics and Microsystems of the National Research Council IMM-CNR, Naples, Italy. From 2011 to 2018 he was PostDoc researcher at UNIRC. He was a Researcher at the DIIES Department of UNIRC, and CNIT, from 2018 to 2021. He is currently Senior Scientist at the Cooperative Digital Technologies Competence Center of the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), in Vienna. He is a member of AIOTI alliance and of the COST action CA20120 INTERACT. In the past, research topics explored have been the design of CMOS integrated circuits, RFID, silicon sensors, embedded systems, energy harvesting and the Internet of Things (IoT). He is currently working in the research field of edge computing for applications of the Internet of Conscious Things and beyond.

  • 2018-2021: Researcher
    University of Reggio Calabria / Italy
  • 2011-2018: PostDoc Researcher
    University of Reggio Calabria / Italy


  • Laboratory of Electronics Design (2020)
    University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
  • Physical Properties of Materials (2011)
    University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
  • VLSI Design (2013)
    University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
  • Laboratory of Electronics (2019)
    University of Reggio Calabria, Italy

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