Maria Gregori was born in Barcelona in 1985. She received the Engineering Degree in Telecommunications and the European Master of Research on Information and Communication Technologies
(MERIT) from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
(UPC), Barcelona, in 2009 and 2011, respectively. During the course 2008-2009, she pursued her bachelor thesis on NanoNetworks at the Georgia Institute of Technology
, in the Broadband Wireless Networking Lab
, with a fellowship from the Vodafone Foundation. From November 2009 to September 2010, she worked as research assistant on dynamic binary optimization for Intel-UPC. Since September 2010, she is a Ph.D. student at Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya
(CTTC). She received predoctoral grants from the Generalitat de Catalunya and from the CTTC fellowship program. Her primary research interests are in the fields of energy harvesting for wireless communications, energy-aware communication system design, information theory, and NanoNetworks.