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VALERIO DE SANTIS


Nome: Valerio
Cognome: De Santis
Qualifica: Ricercatore a tempo determinato
Settore Scientifico Disciplinare: ING-IND/31 (Elettrotecnica)
Struttura di afferenza: Dipartimento di Ingegneria industriale e dell'informazione e di economia
Email: valerio.desantisunivaq.it
Telefono Ufficio: 0862.434417
Fax Ufficio: 0862.434403
Home Page personale: http://www.ing.univaq.it/personale/scheda_personale.php?codice=518


Insegnamenti tenuti - a.a.

InsegnamentoOrario di ricevimento
Elettrotecnica ( meccanica) (I3D - Ingegneria Industriale) Giovedý 13:00-14:00; Venerdý 14:00-15:00.



Curriculum scientifico

(Aggiornato il 27-02-2017)

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Valerio De Santis received the Laurea degree (with honours) in telecommunication engineering and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering, both from the University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy, in 2006 and 2010.

 

He joined the Foundation for Research on Information Technologies in Society, IT’IS Foundation, Switzerland, from 2011 to 2013, holding the position of Project Leader and he was an Assistant Professor at the Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Japan, from January to March 2015. He is currently a Fellow Researcher at the University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy. His research interests include biological effects of electromagnetic fields, electromagnetic compatibility, and numerical methods and techniques. He is a senior member of IEEE and Secretary of IEEE-ICES-TC95-SC6 Commission.

Dr. De Santis received the Second Best Student Paper Award at the Bioelectromagnetics Society (BEMS) Annual Meeting, Cancun, Mexico, 2006, the Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE International Symposium on EMC, Honolulu, HI, USA, in 2007, and the Leo L. Beranek Travel Grant at the IEEE International Symposium on EMC, Detroit, MI, USA, in 2008. 

 

Journal Publications


[1]      C. Buccella, V. De Santis and M. Feliziani, “Prediction of temperature increase in human eyes due to RF sources,” IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 825-833, Nov. 2007.


[2]      C. Buccella, V. De Santis, M. Feliziani and P. Tognolatti, “Finite element modelling of a thin-film bulk acoustic resonator (FBAR),” COMPEL: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 1296-1306, 2008. 


[3]      V. De Santis, M. Feliziani and F. Maradei, “Hybrid finite element/finite difference (FE/FD) model to analyze thermal transients in biological vascularized tissues,” COMPEL: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 1307-1318, 2008. 


[4]      V. De Santis, M. Feliziani, C. Buccella, and P. Tognolatti, “Prototype design of a thin-film bulk acoustic-wave resonator by the finite element method,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 1116-1119, Mar. 2009.


[5]      V. De Santis, M. Feliziani, F. Maradei and C. Buccella, “Finite element analysis of temperature increase in vascularized biological tissues exposed to RF sources,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 1682-1685, Mar. 2009.


[6]      V. De Santis and M. Feliziani, “Circuit model of a receiving leaky line antenna (LLA),” IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 852-859, Aug. 2009.


[7]      V. De Santis, M. Feliziani and F. Maradei, “Safety assessment of UWB radio systems for body area network by the FD2TD method,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 46, no. 8, pp. 1682-1685, Aug. 2010.


[8]      M. D’Amore, V. De Santis and M. Feliziani, “Magnetic shielding of apertures loaded by resistive coating,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 46, no. 8, pp. 1116-1119, Aug. 2010.


[9]      V. De Santis, P. A. Beeckman, D. A. Lampasi and M. Feliziani, “Assessment of human body impedance for safety requirements against contact currents for frequencies up to 110 MHz,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 390-396, Feb. 2011.


[10]   M. D’Amore, V. De Santis, and M. Feliziani, Equivalent circuit modeling of frequency-selective surfaces based on nanostructured transparent thin films,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 703-706, Feb. 2012.


[11]    V. De Santis, S. Cruciani, M. Feliziani, and M. Okoniewski, Efficient low order approximation for surface impedance boundary conditions in finite-difference time-domain method,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 271-274, Feb. 2012.


[12]    V. De Santis, J. M. Sill, J. Bourqui, and E. C. Fear, “Safety assessment of ultra-wideband antennas for microwave breast imaging,” Bioelectromagnetics, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 215-225, April 2012.


[13]    V. De Santis, “Ear temperature increase produced by cellular phones under extreme exposure conditions,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 60, no. 6, pp. 1728-1734, May 2012.


[14]    M. Feliziani, S. Cruciani, V. De Santis, and F. Maradei, “FD2TD analysis of electromagnetic field propagation in multipole Debye media with and without convolution equations,” PIERS, vol. 42, pp. 181-205, July 2012.


[15]    X. L. Chen, S. Benkler, N. Chavannes, V. De Santis, J. Bakker, G. van Rhoon, J. Mosig, and N. Kuster, “Analysis of human brain exposure to low-frequency  magnetic fields: A numerical assessment of spatially averaged electric fields and exposure limits,” Bioelectromagnetics, vol. 34, no. 5, pp. 375-384, July 2013.


[16]    V. De Santis, X. L. Chen, I. Laakso, and A. Hirata, “On the issues related to compliance of LF pulsed exposures with safety standards and guidelines,” Physics in Medicine and Biology, vol. 58, no. 24, pp. 8597-8607, Dec. 2013. (Selected as highlights of 2013)


[17]     S. Cruciani, V. De Santis, M. Feliziani, and F. Maradei, “Circuit-oriented solution of Drude dispersion relations by the FD2TD,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 425-428, Feb. 2014.


[18]     V. De Santis, and X. L. Chen “On the issues related to compliance assessment of ICNIRP 2010 basic restrictions,” Journal of Radiological Protection, vol. 34, pp. N31-N39, April 2014.


[19]    X. L. Chen, V. De Santis, and A. E. Umenei, “Theoretical assessment of the maximum obtainable power in Wireless Power Transfer constrained by human body exposure safety limits in a typical room scenario,” Physics in Medicine and Biology, vol. 59, no. 13, pp. 3453-3466, July 2014.


[20]    X. L. Chen, A. E. Umenei, D. W. Baarman, N. Chavannes, V. De Santis, J. R. Mosig, and N. Kuster, “Human exposure to close-range Wireless Power Transfer systems as a function of design parameters,” IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, vol. 56, no. 5, pp. 1027-1034, Oct. 2014.


[21]    V. De Santis, M. Douglas, J. Nadakuduti, S. Benkler, X. L. Chen, and N. Kuster, “Human exposure from pulsed magnetic field therapy mats: a case study with 3 commercial products,” Bioelectromagnetics, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 149-161, Feb. 2015.


[22]    V. De Santis, X. L. Chen, I. Laakso, and A. Hirata, “An equivalent skin conductivity for LF magnetic field dosimetry,” Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, vol. 1, pp. 1-10, June 2015.


[23]    I. Laakso, S. Tanaka, S. Koyama, V. De Santis, and A. Hirata, “Inter-subject variability in tDCS electric fields,” Brain Stimulation, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 906-913, Sept. 2015.


[24]    T. Sunohara, A. Hirata, I. Laakso, V. De Santis, and T. Onishi, “Evaluation of nonuniform field exposures with modified coupling factors,” Physics in Medicine and Biology, vol. 60, pp. 8129-8140, Oct. 2015.


[25]    T. Campi, S. Cruciani, V. De Santis, and M. Feliziani, “EMF safety and thermal aspects in a pacemaker equipped with a Wireless Power Transfer system working at low frequency,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 375-382, Feb. 2016.


[26]    T. Campi, S. Cruciani, F. Palandrani, V. De Santis, A. Hirata, and M. Feliziani, “Wireless Power Transfer charging system for AIMDs and pacemakers,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 633-642, Feb. 2016.


[27]    V. De Santis, X. L. Chen, S. Cruciani, T. Campi, and M. Feliziani, “A novel homogenization procedure to model the skin layers in LF numerical dosimetry,” Physics in Medicine and Biology, vol. 61, pp. 4402-4411, May 2016. Special Section.


[28]    R. Morimoto, I. Laakso, V. De Santis, and A. Hirata, “Relationship between peak spatial-averaged specific absorption rate and peak temperature elevation in human head in frequency range 1-30 GHz,” Physics in Medicine and Biology, vol. 61, pp. 5406-5425, July 2016.


[29]    K. Wake, I. Laakso, A. Hirata, J. Chakarothai, T. Onishi, S. Watanabe, V. De Santis, M. Feliziani, and M. Taki, “Derivation of coupling factors for different Wireless Power Transfer systems: inter- and intra-laboratory comparison,” IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, vol. 59, pp. 1-9, Dec. 2016. Special Issue.


[30]    T. Campi, S. Cruciani, V. De Santis, F. Maradei, and M. Feliziani, “Induced Effects in a Pacemaker Equipped with a Wireless Power Transfer Charging System,IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 425-428, Feb. 2017.

 


Conference, Symposia and Workshop Publications


[31]    C. Buccella, V. De Santis, M. Feliziani, G. Manzi, “Characterization of the shielding performances of composite materials against UWB pulses,” COMPUMAG 2005, 15th Conference on the Computation of Electromagnetic Fields, 26-30 June 2005, Shenyang, Liaoning, China.


[32]    C. Buccella, V. De Santis, M. Feliziani, G. Manzi, “Design of MEMS switches by electro-mechanical models,” COMPUMAG 2005, 15th Conference on the Computation of Electromagnetic Fields, 26-30 June 2005, Shenyang, Liaoning, China.


[33]    C. Buccella, V. De Santis and, M. Feliziani, “Investigation of temperature increase in human eyes due to different RF sources,” Bioelectromagnetics Society (BEMS) Annual Meeting, 11-15 June 2006, Cancun, Mexico.


[34]    C. Buccella, V. De Santis, M. Feliziani, “Thermal elevation in human eye due to Walkie-Talkie source,” ACES 2007, 23th International Conference in Applied Computational Electromagnetics, 19–23 March 2007, Verona, Italy. (Invited paper)


[35]    C. Buccella, V. De Santis, M. Feliziani, “Laboratory case studies for PLC application aboard aircraft,” EMC Europe Workshop 2007 Electromagnetic Compatibility of Transportation and Communication Systems, 14-16 June 2007, Paris, France.


[36]    C. Buccella, V. De Santis, M. Feliziani, “Cellular phone detection by leaky line antennas aboard aircraft,” EMC Europe Workshop 2007 Electromagnetic Compatibility of Transportation and Communication Systems, 14-16 June 2007, Paris, France.


[37]    C. Buccella, V. De Santis, M. Feliziani, “Simulation of an indoor power cable network for PLC applications,” 2007 IEEE International Symposium on EMC, 8-13 July 2007, Hawaii, USA.


[38]    C. Buccella, V. De Santis, M. Feliziani, “Numerical prediction of SAR and thermal elevation in a 0.25-mm 3-D model of the human eye,” 2007 IEEE International Symposium on EMC, 8-13 July 2007, Hawaii, USA. 


[39]    V. De Santis and M. Feliziani, “EMF exposure: a numerical model to predict the temperature increase in biological vascularized tissues,” Microwave and Radioelectronics Week 2008, 23-25 April 2008, Praha, Czech Republic.


[40]    C. Buccella, V. De Santis and M. Feliziani, “UWB detection of a scattering object inside a non-homogeneous region,” European Electromagnetics EUROEM, 21-25 July 2008, Lausanne, Switzerland.


[41]    V. De Santis, G. Bit-Babik and M. Feliziani, “3-D thermal model of vascularized tissues for hyperthermia treatment,” 29th URSI General Assembly, 7-16 August 2008, Chicago, USA. (Invited paper)


[42]    C. Buccella, V. De Santis and M. Feliziani, “Wavelet filtering technique applied to UWB radar for the detection of a target embedded inside a dispersive multi-layered medium,” 29th URSI General Assembly, 7-16 August 2008, Chicago, USA.


[43]    V. De Santis and M. Feliziani, “Effects of thermoregulatory mechanisms on the eye thermal elevation produced by intense RF exposures,” 2008 IEEE International Symposium on EMC, 18-21 August 2008, Detroit, USA.


[44]     V. De Santis, M. Feliziani and G. Ocera, “Revealing system of GSM mobile phone operations aboard aircraft,EMC Europe Workshop 2008, 8-12 September 2008, Hamburg, Germany. (Invited paper)


[45]    M. D’Amore, V. De Santis and M. Feliziani, “Circuit-based modeling for the shielding effectiveness of apertures coated with conductive thin films,EMC Europe Workshop 2009, 11-12 June 2009, Athens, Greece.


[46]    V. De Santis, M. Feliziani, and P. Tognolatti, “Parameter extraction of modified Butterworth-Van Dyke (MVBD) circuit by a finite element analysis of bulk acoustic wave (BAW) resonators,” MEMSWAVE 2009 – 10th International Symposium on RF MEMS and RF MICROSYSTEMS, 6-8 July, Trento, Italy.


[47]    M. D’Amore, D. A. Lampasi, M. S. Sarto, A. Tamburrano, V. De Santis and M. Feliziani, “Optimal design of multifunctional transparent shields against radio frequency electromagnetic fields,2009 Electromagnetic Compatibility Symposium, 16-18 Sept. 2009, Adelaide, Australia.


[48]    M. D’Amore, V. De Santis and M. Feliziani, “Fast prediction of the shielding effectiveness of small apertures coated by conductive thin films,” APEMC 2010, Asia-Pacific EMC week, 12-16 April 2010, Beijing, China. (Invited paper)


[49]    C. Buccella, V. De Santis, M. Feliziani, and F. Maradei, “Fast calculation of dielectric substrate losses in microwave applications by the FD2TD method using a new formalism,” 2010 IEEE International Symposium on EMC, 25-30 July 2010, Fort Lauderdale, USA.


[50]    V. De Santis and M. Feliziani, “Performance analysis of UWB antennas for Body Area Network (BAN) applications using a highly accurate CAD model of the human body,” EMC Europe Workshop 2010, 13-17 September 2010, Wroclaw, Poland.


[51]    M. Feliziani, and V. De Santis, “Magnetic field analysis and lumped inductance extraction for wireless power transfer in implanted medical devices,” APEMC 2011, Asia-Pacific EMC Symposium, 16-19 May 2011, Jeju, Korea.


[52]    V. De Santis, J. Bourqui, and E. C. Fear, “Safety assessment of microwave breast imaging techniques: a comparison between two different approaches,” 30th URSI General Assembly, 13-20 August 2011, Istanbul, Turkey.


[53]    V. De Santis, M. Feliziani, and F. Maradei, “Numerical simulation of blood vascularization influence in microwave ablation,” 2011 IEEE International Symposium on EMC, 14-19 August 2011, Long Beach, CA, USA.


[54]    C. Buccella, V. De Santis and M. Feliziani, “Channel characterization of Power Line communications over in-vehicle wire harness,” EMC Europe Workshop 2011, 26-30 September 2011, York, United Kingdom.


[55]    V. De Santis and M. Feliziani, “Intra-body channel characterization of medical implant devices,” EMC Europe Workshop 2011, 26-30 September 2011, York, United Kingdom.


[56]    S. Cruciani, V. De Santis, M. Feliziani, and F. Maradei, “Cole-Cole vs Debye models for the assessment of electromagnetic fields inside biological tissues produced by wideband EMF sources,” APEMC 2012, Asia-Pacific EMC Symposium, 21-24 May 2012, Singapore.


[57]    X. L. Chen, V. De Santis, M. Douglas, and N. Kuster, “Computation of in situ electric field in the brain during Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation,” APEMC 2012, Asia-Pacific EMC Symposium, 21-24 May 2012, Singapore.


[58]    V. De Santis, M. Douglas, J. Nadakuduti, S. Benkler, and, N. Kuster, “Improved assessment of compliance with electromagnetic exposure limits up to 100 kHz,” 34th Annual Conference of the Bioelectromagnetics Society (BEMS), 17-22 June 2012, Brisbane, Australia.


[59]    V. De Santis, M. Douglas, J. Nadakuduti, S. Benkler, and, N. Kuster, “Exposure evaluation of Therapeutic Magnetic Field Mats,” 34th Annual Conference of the Bioelectromagnetics Society (BEMS), 17-22 June 2012, Brisbane, Australia.


[60]    V. De Santis, X. L. Chen, M. Douglas, and N. Kuster, “Impact of the skin conductivity and displacement currents on LF numerical dosimetry,” EMC Europe Workshop 2012, 17-21 September 2012, Rome, Italy. (Invited paper)


[61]    V. De Santis, X. L. Chen, M. Douglas, and N. Kuster, “Issues of ICNIRP Guidelines when determining compliance with LF exposure limits,” EMC Europe Workshop 2012, 17-21 September 2012, Rome, Italy. (Invited paper)


[62]    M. Douglas, V. De Santis, M. Capistick, and N. Kuster, “Development of procedure and instrumentation for demonstration of worker’s EM safety,BioEM 2013, 10-14 June 2013, Thessaloniki, Greece.


[63]    V. De Santis, I. Laakso, and A. Hirata, “Assessment of the in-situ electric field in the human skin at the maximum B-field permissible exposure levels,BioEM 2015, 14-19 June 2015, Asilomar Conference Center, CA, USA.


[64]    R. Morimoto, A. Hirata, I. Laakso, and V. De Santis, “Thermal time constant in the human head model for dipole antenna from 1 to 30 GHz,BioEM 2015, 14-19 June 2015, Asilomar Conference Center, CA, USA.


[65]    T. Campi, S. Cruciani, V. De Santis, S. Di Francesco, E. Di Giampaolo, R. Di Pompeo, M. Feliziani, and P. Tognolatti, “A numerical dosimetry study of a wearable RFID reader antenna for navy personnel localization,” Joint International Symposium on Electro- magnetic Compatibility and EMC Europe, 16-22 August 2015, Dresden, Germany.


[66]    T. Shimamoto, I. Laakso, V. De Santis, and A. Hirata, “Analysis of induced electric field in the human body models for different coil shapes of wireless power transfer system in electric vehicle,” Joint International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility and EMC Europe, 16-22 August 2015, Dresden, Germany.


[67]    V. De Santis, T. Campi, S. Cruciani, and M. Feliziani, “Novel sensor concepts for the compliance with the EMF Directive 2013/35/EU,” 2016 IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium, 20-22 April 2016, Catania, Italy.


[68]    T. Campi, F. Dionisi, S. Cruciani, V. De Santis, F. Maradei, and M. Feliziani, “Magnetic field levels in drones equipped with Wireless Power Transfer technology,” APEMC 2016, Asia-Pacific EMC Symposium, 18-21 May 2016, Shenzen, China.


[69]    V. De Santis, S. Cruciani, T. Campi, and M. Feliziani, “The role of the skin modelling in LF dosimetry,” APEMC 2016, Asia-Pacific EMC Symposium, 18-21 May 2016, Shenzen, China.


[70]    T. Campi, S. Cruciani, V. De Santis, and M. Feliziani, “EMF safety and thermal aspects in a pacemaker equipped with a Wireless Power Transfer system,BioEM 2016, 05-10 June 2016, Het Pand, Ghent, Belgium.