Alberto Morello (RAI)


Dr. Alberto Morello graduated in Electronic Engineering from the Politecnico di Torino in 1982, and took his doctorate degree in 1987.


He joined the RAI Research Centre in 1985, and became Director in 1999. He was engaged in research on advanced digital modulation and coding techniques for television and sound broadcasting and participated in a number of European Research and Development Projects. He is author of technical/scientific articles of leading reviews like IEEE Transactions and the EBU Technical Review, and regularly contributes to national and international Conferences.


He had a primary role in the RAI digital HDTV experiments via Olympus satellite (Italia '90), and in the definition of the DVB systems for digital multi-programme TV broadcasting by satellite and terrestrial channels (DVB-S, DVB-T, DVB-T2). Furthermore, he was the chairman of the DVB groups which defined the DVB-DSNG and the DVB-S2 systems. Since 2008 he is Chairman of the EBU Technical Committee.