Piero Tortoli is Professor of Electronics at the University of Florence, Italy, where he leads the Microelectronics Systems Design Laboratory. His research interests include the development of open ultrasound research systems and novel imaging/Doppler methods. On these topics, he has authored more than 300 papers.
Professor Tortoli is a Fellow of IEEE and AIMBE, “Docteur Honoris causa” of the University Claude Bernard Lyon 1, and an Honorary Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He has served on the IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium Technical Program Committee since 1999 and is currently Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on UFFC. He chaired the 22nd International Symposium on Acoustical Imaging (1995), the 12th New England Doppler Conference (2003), and the 2011 and 2017 editions of the the Artimino Conference on Medical Ultrasound Technology.