Simona Sibio was born in Cinquefrondi, Italy, in 1995. She received the B.Eng. and the M.Sc. degrees (Honours) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the University of Calabria, in 2016 and 2019, respectively. During her student years, she worked in several projects for digital signal processing within Electronic Research Group of University of Calabria, and as an FPGA designer in the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy, and the Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA). In 2019, she was enrolled as visiting scholar in Heriot-Watt University focusing on a MIMO testbed and Load Pull implementation using USRPs. She is currently pursuing the Ph.D. program in collaboration with Xilinx at Heriot-Watt University. Her research interests include digital signal processing in the new generations of networks, analysis of 5G NR system performance, and digital implementations of beamforming and spatial multiplexing on state-of-art technologies.