Silvio Savoia was born in Benevento, Italy, in 1985.
He received the M.E. (summa cum laude) in Telecommunication Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Information Engineering in 2010 and 2016, respectively, both from the University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy.
He has held visiting-student positions at TNO Defence, Security and Safety (The Hague, NL, 2010),
the University of Texas at Austin (2014), and
the University of Pennsylvania (2015).
In 2014, he was awarded an IEEE-APS Doctoral Research Award.
His research activities were focused on non-Hermitian metamaterials, optical sensing, and antenna design.