Luca Rugini was born in Perugia, Italy, in 1975. He received the Laurea degree (cum laude) in electronic engineering in 2000 and the Ph. D. degree in telecommunications in 2003 from the University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy. In 2007, he visited Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands.
He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Engineering at the University of Perugia. His research interests lie in the area of signal processing for communications, with emphasis on multicarrier and cognitive radio techniques. He serves as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Digital Signal Processing, and the EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing.