Claudio Paoloni is professor of Electronics and Cockcroft Chair. He has been the Head of Engineering Department and first Head of School of Engineering in the period July 2015 – July 2022. He is Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK. He is member at large of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Electron Device Society. He is author of more than 240 articles in international journals and conference proceedings in the field of high frequency electronics. He holds three patents. He is Lead Guest Editor of the Special issue “From Mega to nano: Beyond one Century of Vacuum Electronics” of IEEE Transaction on Electron Devices (June 2013). He has been Coordinator of the Horizon 2020 project TWEETHER “Travelling wave tube based w-band wireless networks with high data rate distribution, spectrum & energy efficiency” (€3.3M) and of the Horizon 2020 ULTRAWAVE “Ultra capacity wireless layer beyond 100 GHz based on millimeter wave Traveling Wave Tubes” (€3M). He was Chair of the IEEE Electron Devices Society Vacuum Electronics Technical Committee. He was Guest Editor for the Special Issue of IEEE Transaction on Electron Devices on Vacuum Electronics (June 2014). He is IEEE Senior member.He established the TWT Fab, unique distributed laboratory in Europe for fabrication of sub-THz Traveling Wave Tubes.
He served in the organization of many conferences and workshops. In particular, he served as Local Organisation Chair of IEEE International Vacuum Electronic Conference 2009 (IVEC 2009), Conference Chair of UK/Europe China Millimeter Wave and THz Technology Workshop 2013 (UCMMT2013) held in Rome, Technical Programme Committee Chair of UK/Europe China Millimeter Wave and THz Technology Workshop UCMMT 2021 and Chair of the Technical Programme Committee of the International Vacuum Electronics Conference 2017 (IVEC) held in London, 24-26 April 2017.