Diego Barrettino received the Dipl.-Ing. degree in electronic engineering from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1997, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), Switzerland, in 2004. From 1997 to 2000, he was an Analog IC Designer in Allegro MicroSystems Inc., Manchester, NH, USA, where he designed Hall-effect magnetic sensors for automotive industry. From 2000 to 2004, he was a Research Assistant with ETHZ. In 2004, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate with the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, and then an Assistant Professor with the University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA. In 2006, he returned to Europe, where he joined the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, as a Senior Research Scientist. From 2007 to 2009, he was a Senior Lecturer in the University of Glasgow, U.K. and in the University College Cork, Republic of Ireland. From 2009 to 2017, he was Full Professor and Head of the Laboratory of Microelectronics, Bioelectronics and Sensor Systems in the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Manno, Switzerland. In 2017, he joined the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU), Horw, Switzerland as Full Professor to continue his work on smart sensor systems. His research interests include physical, chemical, and biomedical microsensors, sensor fusion algorithms, analog and mixed-signal IC design, MEMS, embedded systems, and agricultural technologies. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on AgriFood Electronics.