Eng. Francesco Mariottini graduated in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Siena (UNISI) in 2000 (with honors) and a PhD in Information Engineering at the Department of Information Engineering (DII) of the same University in 2003. Until 2008 he carried out research and teaching activities at the DII. Since 2003 he has been a partner of the company Wavecomm Srl, and since 2014 of the innovative startup BlueUp Srls.
Within Wavecomm, Eng. Mariottini is the Hardware Design Manager, and deals with the design and hardware development of electronic equipment and systems, with particular reference to radio frequency and microwave systems (antennas, amplifiers, passive and active components), devices with wireless technologies (active transponders and semi-active), digital and analog circuits. He has carried out research activities in the university field (he is co-author of about 30 publications in journals or at conferences) and in the industrial sector, where he participated, as a designer or project manager in about twenty research and development projects.