Dr. Riccardo Corrado is an assistant professor and chair of the ICT program at the American University of Phnom Penh, and an advisor to the Cambodian Ministry of Post and Telecommunications.
Riccardo received his bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of Trieste, Italy, where he also received his master’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering. In 2012 he underwent the Italian national board exam for information engineering, organized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) to become a professional engineer. At the same University, in 2016, Riccardo was awarded his Ph.D. in Information Engineering, with a research topic on video and audio transmission over IEEE 802.11 ad-hoc networks. Furthermore, in 2021, Riccardo was awarded a second master’s degree in Education (MEd – ICT in Education) from the University of Johannesburg, South Africa, with a dissertation focused on the implementation of MOOCs in the Cambodian higher education curriculum.
Riccardo’s research interests involve video encoding, wireless ad hoc networking, ICT in education, and ICT for development. Currently, Riccardo is an advisor and collaborator of the STEAM program of the AUPP High School Foxcroft Academy, an associate editor of the Springer SN Social Sciences journal, and a research fellow of the “Think Next, Act Next – The Next Gen EU-ASEAN Think Tank Dialogue” (EANGAGE), funded by the European Union (EU).