Valerio De Santis was born in L’Aquila, Italy, on August 23, 1982. He received the Bs.C, Ms.C, and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from University of L’Aquila, Italy, in 2004, 2006, and 2010, respectively.
He was an external collaborator with the Department of Surgical Science of L’Aquila and the Italian Environment Ministry from February to November 2005 concerning an epidemiologic study related to the exposure of electromagnetic fields and melanoma of the uvea. He was a visiting researcher at the Motorola Corporate EME Research Laboratories, Plantation, FL, from June to September 2007, at the Philips Applied Technologies, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, from May to July 2008, and at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, from May to July 2010.
In April 2011, he joined the IT’IS Foundation where he was working on various dosimetry projects and computational electromagnetics. He was with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Nagoya Institute of TEchnology, Japan, as an Assistant Professor. He is now a Fellow Researcher at the Department of Industrial and Information Engineering and Economics, University of L’Aquila, Italy