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Francesco Di Rienzo

PhD in Smart Industry

Francesco Di Rienzo is a research fellow at the University of Pisa. He obtained his Ph.D. in Smart Industry Summa Cum Laude in collaboration with the Universities of Pisa, Florence and Siena. He reached the Bachelor’s Degree in 2015 and the Master’s Degree in 2019 in Computer Engineering at the University of Pisa. His research focus is Industry 4.0 with wearable sensors, computer vision, and indoor localization techniques. Between 2015 and 2018 he was a member of the "E-Team Squadra Corse" at the University of Pisa as Information Technology Manager. He has published a couple of articles in journals and contributed to international conferences


Wearable sensors, IoT, Near Field Communication, Bluetooth and security in Industry 4.0.

Research Topic:

My research is focus on Near Field Communication and Fog Computing. I want to understand the feasibility of using NFC wearable devices and paradigm of Fog computing in industry 4.0 to monitoring the workers.