Fabrizio Granelli was born in Genoa in 1972. He received the Laurea (M.Sc.) degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Genoa, Italy, in 1997, with a thesis on video coding, awarded with the TELECOM Italy prize, and the Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science from the same university in 2001.
Since 2000 he is carrying on his teaching activity as Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Information and Communication Technologies (DIT) of the University of Trento (Italy). In August 2004 he was visiting professor at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP, Brazil).